Amazon makes it easy to buy a lot of stuff. Gone wants to bring that ease to getting rid of it all.
Today, the Austin, TX-based startup has unveiled its app designed to help consumers sell unwanted items around the house.... Read more »
It’s been about six years since San Diego’s Epic Sciences was founded to commercialize technology that Peter Kuhn and others developed at The Scripps Research Institute for detecting and analyzing circulating tumor cells.
In more recent years, the company has moved... Read more »
Aaron Houghton likes to build things.
Sure, it was exhilarating running his previous company, Morrisville, NC-based iContact, after the e-mail marketing firm had grown well past the point of an initially bootstrapped startup formed by a pair of University of... Read more »
After Brian Bosche graduated from Dartmouth in 2012, he headed for Detroit, sight unseen, as part of the Venture for America program.
“I had heard not-great things in the media, but seeing all the development and the startup scene really... Read more »
Reporting a 25 percent jump in profits, Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) also dealt a blow to Seattle’s biotech job market today. The Thousand Oaks, CA-based biotech drug maker announced a huge round of job cuts, 12 to 15 percent of its... Read more »
Bloom Energy has found a surprising financial partner—utility Exelon—to fund installation of its walk-in freezer-size fuel cells.
The Sunnyvale, CA-based company said on Tuesday that Chicago-based Exelon will provide financing for Bloom’s generators, called “energy servers,” at commercial sites such as... Read more »
The checkout counter at your neighborhood hangout has become one of the hottest pieces of real estate in technology.
Younger companies like Square and Groupon are pushing digital cash registers based on the iPad, and the software that goes along with... Read more »
The other day, I found a video on the website of the Alzheimer’s Association, a nonprofit foundation. It was part of an HBO documentary series produced a few years ago by Maria Shriver to educate the public about Alzheimer’s disease.
The... Read more »
Seattle’s Accelerator has talked for a long time about expanding into other relatively untapped life sciences clusters, aiming to offer a helping hand to early-stage biotech entrepreneurs where there aren’t already a bunch of venture capitalists devoted to the task.
Today,... Read more »