In rare instances, a baby’s esophagus develops improperly during pregnancy, leaving a gap in this tube connecting the throat to the stomach. Babies born with this condition can’t eat by mouth, and they require surgery to repair the defect.
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Catch up on news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines:
—Gener8tor, which has run training programs for entrepreneurs in Wisconsin and Minnesota, graduated five startups from its core accelerator program. Descriptions of the companies, which had been working from... Read more »
Call it a “three-peat,” a losing streak, or what you will. Just don’t call it a surprise.
On Thursday, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation released its latest ranking of startup activity by state. For the third consecutive year, Wisconsin finished in... Read more »
Seattle mourns the death of Chris Cornell, the Soundgarden front man and Seattle native synonymous with the city’s grunge sound. Some thoughts on that below, but first tech news including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to the Microsoft CEO Summit;... Read more »
Exhausted by the nonstop drama in Washington, DC? Immerse yourself instead in this week’s biotech headlines. Let’s start with a tribute to a life sciences icon, then we’ll head around the Xconomy network with early news from the nation’s big yearly... Read more »
It was a busy week in Boston tech. Here’s a recap of some of the latest headlines:
—GE Healthcare and Partners HealthCare announced a 10-year partnership to develop artificial intelligence tools to improve healthcare. The collaboration will initially focus on applying... Read more »
After beta testing technology that provides remote assistant services for the blind, San Diego-based Aira has raised $12 million in a Series B round that it says will enable the company to expand its service to thousands of visually impaired users... Read more »
The Pacific Northwest has the ingredients and the recipes for innovation in animal-free meats and proteins—but entrepreneurs and investors here have yet to don the chef’s toque.
An event at the University of Washington’s CoMotion innovation transfer arm on Monday seeks... Read more »
Menlo Ventures, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm investing in tech startups since 1976, announced today that it closed a $450 million fund that brings its capital under management to more than $5 billion.
The new fund, Menlo Ventures XIV,... Read more »