Novartis has decided to dissolve its group that has been working on a cutting-edge therapy to treat cancer. In an internal email obtained by Endpoints, the head of the healthcare giant’s cell and gene therapies unit, Usman “Oz” Azam told... Read more »
Google, like most other big tech companies, has struggled with a lack of diversity in its workforce. However, Google was reportedly the first industry giant to institute a diversity training program, even though the results seem to indicate that the issue... Read more »
Call center software provider Genesys has ambitions to help businesses of all sizes connect with consumers in multiple ways. Now, that approach is poised for a boost through a deal for Genesys to buy out competitor Interactive Intelligence for $1.4 billion.... Read more »
Houston—In a post-Surge Ventures environment, what’s the most viable way to invest in and support the growth of local, young energy technology companies?
That’s the question in front of Chris Robart, and his brother Alex, as they develop their... Read more »
Abodo, a Madison, WI-based startup whose technology helps users find apartments and contact property managers, said on Wednesday that it had raised $4.8 million from investors. The company said it will use the equity financing to add staff and continue... Read more »
There was lots of Boston-area tech news during the past few days, but we’ve got it covered. Read on for details on the closing of the Dell-EMC deal, trouble for Monster’s proposed sale, a pair of big funding rounds, a GE donation to... Read more »
Apptio, a top IPO prospect from the Seattle tech industry, is taking the plunge. The company filed paperwork late last week to raise up to $75 million.
Apptio, co-founded in 2007 by CEO Sunny Gupta and CFO Kurt Shintaffer, makes... Read more »
As startup fever continues to make inroads to Middle America, a number of entities have popped up to help nurture Indiana’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, including accelerators, angel investors, and co-working spaces.
The nonprofit Speak Easy in Indianapolis has elements of all of... Read more »
Petco, the privately held pet supplies company based in San Diego, said today it led a $10 million Series A financing in Los Angeles-based Petnet, a three-year-old startup developing technology-enabled pet feeders and pet food delivery service.
The new funding will... Read more »
San Antonio — [Updated 3:04 p.m. See below.] A San Antonio medical device startup called Bluegrass Vascular Technologies has received European approval to sell its system for regaining access to obstructed veins, focusing largely on patients who receive dialysis... Read more »
Houston—Like the startups it was founded to help, Station Houston has hit a few milestones that executives say point to the growth of the technology startup hub.
For one, Station has brought on Jessica Whitman Hart, a former executive at... Read more »
Back in 2013, Rigel Pharmaceuticals, having seen a few drugs fail in clinical trials, decided to go after less common health problems rather than the major diseases, including asthma and rheumatoid arthritis, it had before. There’s still more to be done... Read more »
LogRhythm, a Boulder, CO-based cybersecurity firm, wrapped up a $50 million round of financing Tuesday, Aug. 30, inching the tech company closer to a highly anticipated IPO.
The latest round brings the company’s total fundraising figure to about $120 million, according to... Read more »