Seattle-based Avvo, which helps people find and review lawyers, has raised $71.5 million from Technology Crossover Ventures, with participation from Vulcan and prior backer Coatue Management.
The new capital will be spent on hiring, marketing, and product development, the company... Read more »
DraftKings is in a growth phase, attempting to draw as many users as possible to its daily fantasy sports website, which in turn the company hopes will drive more sports fans to advertising partners that include ESPN and FOX Sports, according to CEO... Read more »
Baebies, a diagnostics developer aiming to make neonatal screening easier and more widely accessible, has raised $13 million in equity financing as the company moves forward developing and testing its technology.
The Durham, NC-based company said investors in the oversubscribed... Read more »
Another would-be rival to Facebook’s dominance in the social media world unveiled an iPhone app Tuesday, coming out of closed beta, and hinged its hopes on a promise to make digital connections behave more like real world relationships.
Self-funded Vero,... Read more »
After Fred Luddy founded ServiceNow in 2003, he was still a little shell-shocked from his experience as the CTO of San Diego’s Peregrine Systems.
Luddy had spent 13 years developing Peregrine’s asset management product before the high-flying enterprise software giant... Read more »
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals has risen to prominence in part by working with Sanofi to develop drugs for a number of diseases, most recently high cholesterol. Now the two are trying their hands at biotech’s hottest, and most crowded field, immuno-oncology, through a... Read more »
Big data has been a hot topic for awhile now, putting companies such as Qlik in an in-demand market—that also gets noisier and noisier by the hour.
Startups and larger software developers trip over each other trying be the service that... Read more »
[Updated, 7/27/15, 7:35pm. See below.] After a battle with Alzheimer’s disease, audio engineering pioneer Ray Dolby died in 2013. Now his family is using the fortune he left behind to help find treatments that take a different tack than... Read more »
ConsortiEX, a healthcare IT startup with roots in both Wisconsin and Massachusetts, has closed a $1 million funding round led by Open Prairie Ventures, the company announced today.
ConsortiEX developed an ordering and tracking software system for the production and distribution... Read more »