Google was back on the stump Tuesday, trying to convince enterprise software buyers that it really, truly cares about their business.
Amit Singh, the president of Google’s enterprise business, took the stage at the E2 conference in Boston to talk about... Read more »
Civitas was spun out of Alkermes (NASDAQ: ALKS) two years ago based on technology that can deliver a precise, high dose of a drug through an inhaler. With a new round of cash from the Michael J. Fox Foundation and... Read more »
Richard Douglas has long-standing ties to the University of Michigan. He went there for his undergrad degree in honors chemistry before getting his PhD at UC Berkeley and a job with the Boston-based life sciences company Genzyme, where he eventually... Read more »
It has been a busy morning for Nina Nashif.
The CEO and founder of Chicago-based Healthbox is in town for the accelerator program’s second “innovation day” in Boston. Nine health IT startups will present their pitches this afternoon to a crowd... Read more »
It’s time for the video game industry to grow up.
No longer the purview of introverts on the sidelines of the creative arts, gaming is a global business worth tens of billions of dollars, and its practitioners need to become as... Read more »
Investors are betting on Seattle-area companies working on everything from uterine fibroids (Mirabilis Medica) to video storage and licensing (Ninu). Those companies, along with microscope camera maker Exo Labs and social decision-making platform Yabbly, raised capital recently. Meanwhile, car-sharing services are... Read more »
San Diego’s Ambrx, co-founded in 2003 by the prominent chemist Peter Schultz (who remains on its board), has advanced its technology for antibody-drug conjugates by forging a series of drug discovery and development partnerships with Big Pharmas like Merck, Eli Lilly,... Read more »
Seeing dogs riding in cars with their ears flapping in the wind is common in summer, but canines need much more exercise than sticking their heads out of windows. FitBark, based in the Forest Hills section of Queens, believes its wearable... Read more »
Russell Conard, co-founder of the Ann Arbor-based startup Ornicept, likes to describe himself as a computer scientist with a birding habit. Conard hooked up with Ornicept’s other co-founder, Justin Otani, who is the son of a wildlife biologist, while they... Read more »