With just $1 million in outside funding from Link Ventures, EverQuote built a $100 million-plus business with 185 employees. Now we’ll see what it can do with another $23 million in the bank.
Today the Cambridge, MA-based firm announced a... Read more »
For three years, a group of investors and experienced neuroscience executives have been stealthily advancing one of the more ambitious new startups in neurology, called BlackThorn Therapeutics. Today they’re finally shedding a little light on what they’ve been up to.
As... Read more »
Dallas—Edition Collective, a men’s e-commerce startup, has been acquired by a brick-and-mortar retail company, Q Fifty One.
Terms of the cash and equity deal were not disclosed. The 13-year-old Q Fifty One is based in Houston and owns and operates... Read more »
Austin—Hangar, a startup that makes software to help businesses better collect and analyze data from drone flights, has raised $6.5 million in an early stage funding round.
New York-based Lux Capital led the financing; the company reported that Fontinalis Partners, Haystack Partners,... Read more »
Boston was star struck this week, as the Forbes Under 30 Summit brought Michael Phelps, Ashton Kutcher, Jessica Alba, Richard Branson, and other big names to town. Besides the usual speeches and panel discussions one would expect at a business conference,... Read more »
The older I get, the more often I am reminded of big problems in our healthcare system. I don’t have the answers, but I do have some questions. One of them is how much technology can help solve these problems—long wait... Read more »
The healthcare tools of the future often start as research projects in academic medical centers, but they may not break out into widespread clinical practice until some sort of logjam gives way to make them workable and affordable.
GE Healthcare, a... Read more »
Let’s get caught up with the latest innovation news from Xconomy Texas.
—Johnson & Johnson Innovation is expanding its presence at the Texas Medical Center in Houston with the launch of its Center for Device Innovation. William “Billy” Cohn, a Houston... Read more »
More than 100 years ago, New York bone surgeon William Coley began to suspect that bacterial infections might be improving the outlook for patients also suffering from cancer. The infections were turbo-charging the immune system.
Coley (pictured) would be gratified to... Read more »