Competition can be seen as an intense form of flattery—and in the world of consumer electronics, clones and copycats of popular products are almost inevitable.
There was plenty to see at this week’s Pepcom Holiday Spectacular in New York, from Marvel’s... Read more »
Perhaps the most unexpected revelation to come out of the demo day event held by Detroit Venture Partners a few weeks ago was that Campless, a Philadelphia-based website that calls itself “the Kelley Blue Book for sneakers,” had been enticed... Read more »
The monsoon that drenched Boston before Xconomy’s biotech gathering on Wednesday was apropos; there’ve been storm clouds over the industry for a few weeks now. So much so that Flagship Ventures CEO Noubar Afeyan, uncharacteristically flashing a suit and tie, quipped:... Read more »
Renovate America, a San Diego company that finances solar panel installations and other sustainability-focused imrpovements for residential and commercial buildings, said yesterday it has raised $90 million in a growth equity round led by DFJ Growth.
Founded in 2009 by J.P.... Read more »
Things aren’t always pretty in biotech, though it may have seemed like they were over the past few years. Now the raging biotech bull market has slowed, and billions of dollars in value has seemingly disappeared overnight. Is this a blip... Read more »
As a fan of craft beer, I’ve been spoiled to live in places with plenty of savory options, between spending the past eight years in Wisconsin, and now with my new digs in Boston.
Every once in a while, I’m able... Read more »
Water on Mars or not, it’s generally not advisable to jump ship after interplanetary takeoff. Just ask Edward Kim, Stuart Wall, and Lawrence Hester.
Though no member of that trio is headed out of the stratosphere any time soon, each one... Read more »
New funding, an office relocation, and a grant to develop a new drug are among the announcements we’re watching this week in Wisconsin’s tech and innovation community. Here are the details:
—Exact Sciences (NASDAQ: EXAS) is set to move its... Read more »
North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park, for decades a source of inventions in technology and life sciences, is preparing to reinvent itself.
Founded through a collaboration of industry, government, and academia, the Park is turning to public-private partnerships once again to spark... Read more »
Here’s a big name to follow in the tech world: Tom Heiser. The longtime EMC executive has joined ClickSoftware Technologies, an Israel- and Burlington, MA-based software company, as its chief executive, effective Oct. 1.
Heiser (pictured) replaces interim CEO Paul... Read more »