Drifty, the Madison, WI-based startup that builds online platforms for people to create websites and mobile applications, has raised $1 million in a private securities offering, according to a document filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
There was one... Read more »
Scientists have tried for years to make an effective HIV vaccine, only to be thwarted by the shifty, mutating virus’s ability to evade the immune system. But vaccine development efforts continue, as evidenced by a bi-coastal collaboration Seattle BioMed has just... Read more »
Thirty miles north of Boston, and a million miles from Silicon Valley, they have a different way of doing innovation.
The city is Lawrence, MA. It’s an old mill town with the distinction of being one of the poorest cities in... Read more »
Disruption can come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes it’s an activist trying to shake up a board. Other times it’s a group of local leaders hell-bent on reshaping a city’s life science culture. It might even come in the form... Read more »
We’ve got a couple of startup financing deals, some layoffs, and venture capitalist retirements in this quick rundown of Boston-area innovation news to end the week:
—Optio Labs, a Boston-based company that makes security software for mobile devices, has... Read more »
A terabyte log of clicks on your Web site isn’t particularly useful in its raw form. That starts to change when it’s indexed and searchable. It’s more useful still when non-experts can easily combine it with other data and visualize the... Read more »
A forthcoming center for entrepreneurs aims to help focus New York University’s efforts to help startups.
There are lots of programs at NYU, including incubators and the last week’s entrepreneurial festival, designed to help founders build their ideas into businesses. But... Read more »
It can be notoriously hard for people with autism to communicate with other people and interact with the world around them. But a Boulder, CO-based entrepreneur thinks he may have found a solution that could make it a little easier for... Read more »
Three of the world’s biggest drugmakers are chasing what many analysts consider to be the next multi-billion dollar opportunity in cancer immunotherapy. All three companies are going to show their stuff at the next big Xconomy Seattle event on April 22.... Read more »
Michigan Corps, a non-profit organization supporting social innovation, and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation yesterday kicked off the 2014 Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge, a statewide business competition with $60,000 in prizes—and more—on the line.
It’s the competition’s second year... Read more »