NeuWave Medical, the Madison, WI-based maker of medical devices that use microwave energy to zap tumors, has raised $25.3 million in a Series C round, the company announced today.
The deal is the largest funding round announced by a Wisconsin company... Read more »
When Chris Morton and his partners co-founded BlockScore in June 2013, they initially planned to get into the business of Bitcoin remittances. That’s a new way to send money via the Web to someone in another country, with the virtual currency... Read more »
Irritable bowel syndrome symptoms range from abdominal pain to diarrhea, but for years, patients had no FDA-approved treatment to turn to for relief. That changes with the agency’s approval of two new drugs that were originally developed by North Carolina pharmaceutical... Read more »
What was it Sigmund Freud said? In dreams, feces is actually a symbol of money. Seres Therapeutics of Cambridge, MA, is about to put that notion to the test.
The biotech has filed to go public, looking to tap the public... Read more »
The gene editing technology CRISPR-Cas9 might be prompting major ethical questions about its use in altering human intelligence and appearance, but biotech startups are now pushing it forward as a way to make better cancer therapies.
In the second deal of... Read more »
Change seems inevitable for the technology scene as more voices take up the cause of gender and ethnic diversity—but numerous hurdles persist.
Predicting what New York’s tech scene will look like in 2020 was the focus of a panel chat during... Read more »
Here’s a look at news from around Michigan’s innovation hubs:
—The Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT) has announced its annual scholarship awards for female students pursuing computer science. This year, the nonprofit awarded a record 22 young women with... Read more »
Hired, a job recruitment website for engineers, data scientists, and other workers who are in high demand from tech startups, is launching its service in Austin, where the company expects 9,000 new tech jobs to appear by 2017.
Based in... Read more »
[Updated, 5/28/15, 9:07 a.m. See below] CitizenShipper, a peer-to-peer shipping service, has taken $500,000 of seed financing, packed its bags, and moved to Austin, TX, where the company is joining Capital Factory’s incubator program, CEO and founder Richard Obousy... Read more »