A flurry of recent technology financing deals:
—Consumer United, an online consumer insurance marketplace, has raised another $14 million in venture capital. BetaBoston reports the round was led by Spark Capital and Thayer Street Partners. The Boston-based company was... Read more »
Venture capital firms invested nearly $112 million into the Boulder/Denver region during the first quarter, an increase of 12 percent from the previous quarter, according to the MoneyTree report of venture investments that was released Friday.
MoneyTree reported a total of... Read more »
Traditional four-year universities have always had to compete for students. They’re vying not only against each other, but against community colleges, the military, online institutions like University of Phoenix, and, in an age of increasing economic pressure on the middle class... Read more »
Venture capital funding surged nationwide during the first quarter of 2014, driven mainly by substantial investments in expansion-stage IT and software companies, according to the MoneyTree Report being released today.
That trend extended to Michigan, where MoneyTree reported that 14 companies... Read more »
Swiss businesses are using a bit of U.S. know-how for their videoconferencing needs.
Vidyo, based in Hackensack, NJ, said Thursday that Swisscom drew upon its software for a service for multi-person video calls.
Swisscom, based in Ittigen, Switzerland, is a... Read more »
While venture capital investment in the first quarter nationally hit levels not seen since spring 2001, the Pacific Northwest started the year with a fairly typical level of funding and deals.
Investors backed 30 companies in Washington and Oregon with... Read more »
Vyrix Pharmaceuticals, a privately held Colorado-based drug development company attempting to develop a treatment for premature ejaculation, is going public and seeks to raise $28.75 million, according to SEC filings.
The company did not announce a share price or... Read more »
Here is the latest innovation news from Xconomy Texas this week:
—Cloud security company FireHost raised $25 million Wednesday in a Series E funding round, in order to pay for sales and marketing support as well as technology advances. The Richardson,... Read more »
[Updated 4/18/14, 12:01 p.m., to include a link to Aulet's PowerPoint presentation.] What do pirates, Navy SEALs, rabbits, and street basketball have in common? Entrepreneurship, it turns out.
Those were some of the analogies made by Boston-area entrepreneur Bill... Read more »
How do you build a biotech? Ask ten CEOs and you’ll likely get a hundred answers, but for Richard Pops, CEO of Waltham, MA- and Dublin, Ireland-based Alkermes, it arguably boils down to this: deliberately.
Pops took over Alkermes (NASDAQ: ALKS... Read more »