Next up in my series of offbeat chats with local tech leaders is Jay Habegger, co-founder and CEO of OwnerIQ.
Habegger’s company started a decade ago as a network of websites allowing people to download free user manuals for consumer products,... Read more »
Before everyone gets out of town for Memorial Day weekend, let’s catch up on a few recent announcements in Boston-area tech:
—Xura (NASDAQ: MESG), a Wakefield, MA-based provider of digital communications products and services for businesses, is being acquired for... Read more »
Startup incubators and accelerators represent an important avenue of advancement in the tech industry for women and underrepresented minorities. And while several high-profile accelerators are taking specific steps to recruit companies led by diverse founders, progress is slow in coming.
That... Read more »
New FDA commissioner Robert Califf said Wednesday that the recent spike in drug approvals is no temporary phenomenon, thanks to a better understanding of biology and continued adoption of sophisticated technology throughout healthcare.
“I predict we’ll see of a flood of... Read more »
This has been a banner week for Michigan-centric news pertaining to the development of driverless vehicles.
On Wednesday, Google announced in a Google+ post that, after placing a team of employees in the metro Detroit area for “the past few years,”... Read more »
Dallas—How can you disrupt the accelerator?
That’s the question Tech Wildcatters asked themselves following pitch day last year. “Instead of putting everybody in a one-size-fits-all program, instead of giving a trophy on day one, we decided to make it more... Read more »
San Antonio — [Updated 1 p.m. See below.] Virtual reality headset maker Merge Labs has raised $10.1 million in new equity funding, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
The company, which sells virtual reality... Read more »
Beneath the carefully rehearsed pitches, corny one-liners, and overall pomp and circumstance at Techstars Boston’s 10th demo day Wednesday night, it’s clear that the startup accelerator’s local outpost continues to build solid (if not always flashy) businesses.
It’s been seven years... Read more »
Schizophrenia affects millions of people around the world, which is why any prospective treatment that advances garners close attention. Minerva Neurosciences jumped into the spotlight this morning when an experimental schizophrenia drug it’s developing showed some promise in a mid-stage trial,... Read more »