Blue Cross Blue Shield to host Medicare seminar

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts will host a free Medicare seminar from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at DoubleTree by Hilton, 11 Beaver St., Milford. Participants can join for a Medicare seminar to learn more about their 2019 options including: health, dental and prescription drug insurance plans. There is no cost for the seminar. Attendees will learn about Medicare Advantage, Medex, Part D drug coverage and other affordable options. A sales person will be present with information and applications. To reserve a place at an in-person seminar:

Histogenics Corporation announces public offering

The Waltham-based Histogenics Corporation recently announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 26,155,000 shares of its common stock and warrants to purchase up to 19,616,250 shares of common stock, at a combined purchase price of $0.65 per share of common stock and accompanying warrant. The net proceeds to Histogenics from this offering are approximately $15.4 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by Histogenics. Canaccord Genuity and BTIG acted as the joint book-running managers for the offering. H.C. Wainwright & Co. acted as the co-manager for the offering. CIM Securities acted as a financial advisor to Histogenics in connection with the offering. A shelf registration statement on form S-3 relating to the public offering of the shares of common stock and the accompanying warrants to purchase shares of common stock described above was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and declared effective by the SEC on March 30, 2017. A prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to and describing the terms of the offering are on file with the SEC and available on the SEC’s website at and can also be obtained by contacting Canaccord Genuity, 99 High St., Suite 1200, Boston, MA 02110, Attn: Equity Syndicate Department, by telephone at 617-371-3900 or by email at; or BTIG, 825 Third Ave., 32nd floor, New York, NY, 10022, or by telephone at 212-593-7555 or by email at

Becker College offers Esports scholarships

Following the launch of a first-in-the-nation Esports management degree in June, Becker College has announced the availability of Esports management academic scholarships for the inaugural 2019 Esports management class. This is the first program in the U.S. to offer scholarships for this type of program. Becker’s Esports Management major — offered through the college’s School of Design and Technology — will equip students with the knowledge and experience needed to excel in one of the fastest-growing sectors in the sports and entertainment industries. Students interested in more information about the program or scholarship eligibility can contact Becker admissions. Transfer students interested in the Esports management major can begin inquiring about January admission immediately. Enrollment for first-year students begins in the fall of 2019.

Carbon Black to report third quarter results

The Waltham-based Carbon Black recently announced that it will report its third quarter 2018 financial results for the period ended Sept. 30 after the U.S. financial markets close on Oct. 25. In conjunction with this announcement, Carbon Black will host a conference call to discuss the company’s financial results and business outlook at 5 p.m. Oct. 25. To access this call, dial 866- 394-4596 (domestic) or 210-874-7849 (international).  A live webcast of the conference call will be available on the “Events” page of the Carbon Black investor relations website at After the conference call, a replay will be available until Nov. 24, and and can be accessed by dialing 855-859-2056 (domestic) or 404-537-3406 (international) with passcode 5095686.