In addition to funding news this week for Seattle-area outfits Seattle BioMed, Rover.com, Tipbit, Illumagear, and ComputeNext, we got word of a Kickstarter milestone, more funding for drug developer Kineta, and a potentially big week for Lively.... Read more »
It just got a bit easier to snoop on some smartphones.
MSpy, a developer of communication monitoring technology, said Wednesday it is selling smartphones preloaded with its software. Available models include the iPhone 5s, Samsung Galaxy S4, Nexus 5, and HTC... Read more »
On Monday, Xconomy is hosting an event featuring Jason Mendelson, a metro Detroit native and a University of Michigan alum who went on to co-found the Foundry Group, a highly successful venture fund based in Boulder, CO.
Mendelson will discuss... Read more »
Check out a few investments, executives coming and going, and busted business deals in this trip through the week’s Boston-area technology headlines:
—Persimmon Technologies, a Wakefield, MA-based developer of advanced motors for high-tech manufacturing, has added about $8 million... Read more »
PatientSafe Solutions, the digital health technology company based in San Diego, says it has inked a couple of deals that mark the company’s first move into markets outside the United States.
The company, which introduced its PatientTouch handheld smart device for... Read more »
Immuno-oncology fever still rages. Another Third Rock Ventures-backed company looks primed for an IPO. We’ve got those stories and many more in a jam-packed roundup this week:
—People with celiac disease have one option to be symptom-free: steer clear of gluten.... Read more »
Deep inside the Palazzo Vecchio, the tall stone fortress that has served as the seat of government power in Florence since the 14th century, there’s a room called the Sala delle Carte Geografiche, the Hall of Maps. The cabinets lining... Read more »
Greg Robinson spent 12 years in the Silicon Valley venture capital world, where the amount of money constantly being pumped into startups can at times seem almost unreal to Wisconsin observers.
But Robinson says he brings a Midwest-like mindset of prudence... Read more »
Panel discussions and parties. “Meatups” and Mario Kart. SXSW Interactive aimed to have a little something for everyone. And considering that more than 30,000 people came to downtown Austin for this year’s festival, the variety is probably a good thing. Here... Read more »
Sara Abraham and Reda Jaber created a bucket list of things they wanted to do as a couple, and near the top of that list was writing a children’s book. They both attend the University of Michigan; she’s finishing up a... Read more »