Classy, a four-year-old San Diego startup that provides online fund-raising services for Teach for America, Oxfam, and other nonprofit organizations, has raised $18 million in a growth-funding round led by Mithril Capital Management, according to a statement from the company. Mithril... Read more »
Perhaps a love of science fiction has ingrained unrealistic expectations in me about the prospects for robots.
At CE Week, an annual consumer electronics conference held last week in New York, a variety of robots skittered around among the other gadgets... Read more »
Natera of San Carlos, CA, has bumped the fundraising goal for its upcoming IPO to $175 million, according to a document filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The maker of noninvasive prenatal diagnostics wants to sell 10 million shares... Read more »
Cybersecurity and healthcare IT are both burgeoning areas of business. Put them together and you have a volatile mix of emerging technologies, security and privacy risks, and regulatory requirements—but also a lot of opportunity for growth and improvements.
It’s no surprise... Read more »
Coders may be used to hacking problems related to phishing, but one international contest that a group from Boston is hoping to win is tackling fishing itself.
Four Bostonians have written algorithms and built a prototype buoy that is intended to... Read more »
Here’s a collection of recent headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation community:
—Waukesha-based Elli Health has changed its name to Intellivisit and tacked nearly $400,000 on to a funding round that previously raised about $780,000, according to SEC filings. The company’s software... Read more »
Dallas’s RevTech accelerator—formerly known as VentureSpur—has announced the startups that will make up its first class as a retail- and restaurant-focused program.
The five startups are working on innovations related to gambling, loyalty marketing, digital printing, and other industries. Each will... Read more »
Despite failing to renew high-technology tax incentives for research and development, the $38.2 billion two-year budget passed by Washington lawmakers this week represents “an amazing compromise,” according to the head of the state’s tech trade group.
“A lot of the things... Read more »
The Foundry Group is raising another venture capital fund, according to SEC documents. The Boulder, CO-based VC firm is looking to raise $225 million. The fund, named Foundry Venture Capital 2016, is the firm’s fifth.
The new fund would bring... Read more »