The Madworks seed accelerator in Madison, WI, one of several grant-based startup accelerators launched in the state last year, is starting to show some early, but small, success. Now its leaders intend to continue building momentum and fine-tuning the program as... Read more »
Fontinalis Partners, the Detroit-based venture capital firm focused on next-generation mobility and transportation startups, announced this week that it has invested in SmartKargo, headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
SmartKargo was founded by... Read more »
The pending $16 billion deal that would see GlaxoSmithKline sell its cancer drugs to Novartis continues to pay dividends for an unlikely beneficiary—Boulder, CO-based Array BioPharma.
Array (NASDAQ: ARRY) announced Friday that it has reached a definitive agreement with... Read more »
Bellevue, WA-based Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE) has purchased Travelocity as consolidation continues in the online travel industry.
Expedia paid Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) $280 million for Travelocity, formed in 1996. In 2013, Expedia competitor Priceline.com (NASDAQ: PCLN) acquired Kayak... Read more »
[Corrected 1/23/15, 10:20 am. See below] The Bay Area is ground zero for the hotly contested market in Web-based data storage and file sharing for businesses, and local competitors have been closely watching Los Altos, CA-based Box’s long run-up... Read more »
When Jacqueline Northcut began her 18-year career at a major accounting firm, at most three of the firm’s 80 partners were women, she says.
By the time Northcut herself made partner at the former Arthur Andersen, the numbers in the C-suite... Read more »
How many articles have been written about the innate business acumen of Steve Jobs, the brilliant coding abilities of Mark Zuckerberg, the extraordinary gifts of Yo Yo Ma?
And what if they were all wrong?
Geoff Colvin has combed through the... Read more »
A key speech scientist working on Apple’s Siri application has left the biggest company in tech to join a secretive new startup stocked with talent from the speech-technology world.
The startup, Semantic Machines, is headquartered in the Boston area and has... Read more »
Most homeowners can’t remember the last time they changed the air filters for their heating and air conditioning units. Startup FilterEasy wants to make sure homeowners never have to remember again.
FilterEasy sells air filters through an online subscription service that... Read more »