Reflexion Health, a San Diego startup founded in 2012 at the nonprofit West Health Institute, is moving to commercialize Vera, its physical rehabilitation system based on Microsoft Kinect’s motion tracking technology.
After recently raising $18 million in Series B funding, the... Read more »
Roboticists covered a sweeping range of topics at Xconomy’s annual Robo Madness West conference last week, from the ethics of artificial intelligence to the powerful impact of robots that have faces.
Two themes ran through all the panel discussions, whether they... Read more »
Moderna Therapeutics still hasn’t produced data in humans supporting its technology, which is meant to turn our bodies into little drugmaking factories. But the Cambridge, MA-based company nonetheless keeps grabbing the attention, and cash, of other drugmakers.
Moderna said today that... Read more »
The expertise and guidance of a savvy mentor can change the fortunes of a startup.
Bob Compton was that person for ExactTarget, says co-founder and former CEO Scott Dorsey. Compton—an IBM veteran, successful investor, and one of the godfathers of Indianapolis’s... Read more »
Here’s a look at innovation news from around Michigan:
—Wayne State University and Massachusetts General Hospital spinout company RetroSense Therapeutics has been named one of the nation’s 50 smartest companies by the MIT Technology Review. The biopharmaceutical company based in... Read more »
Dallas—With the dismissal of two top executives from Dallas’s Tech Wildcatters, the startup accelerator has made a deep pivot in operations since its founding seven years ago.
Molly Cain, TW’s executive director, and Clarisa Lindenmeyer, chief revenue officer, were both... Read more »
Icagen is expanding its capabilities to search for new drugs by bolting on a Sanofi research site in Arizona and gaining access to the lab’s library of compounds.
Durham, NC-based Icagen says it has a definitive agreement to acquire the Sanofi... Read more »
The Boston-area cybersecurity scene is ripe with acquisition targets. IBM bought incident-response firm Resilient Systems earlier this year. Now, Cisco Systems says it is acquiring CloudLock, a Waltham, MA-based cloud security company, for $293 million in cash and stock, plus... Read more »
Modern Meadow, a New York-based company that has developed a method of turning living cells into materials used to make leather that mimics animal hide, has received a $40 million Series B funding to begin manufacturing and commercializing its leather products.... Read more »