Amid a boom in life science venture funding, ARCH Venture Partners has closed its eighth fund with more than $400 million in commitments, the firm announced Wednesday, and at least half of it is earmarked for one of the trickiest areas... Read more »
Houston biotech firm Bellicum Pharmaceuticals announced Wednesday it has raised $55 million in a Series C financing.
Bellicum said 11 biotech and public mutual funds participated in the round, including RA Capital Management, Perceptive Advisors, Jennison Associates, and others. All of... Read more »
Fast-growing vegetables that can be delivered by bicycle, a traveling truck providing free legal advice, and a breath-analyzing device for rapidly detecting infections were among the 10 winners of the inaugural Wisconsin Innovation Awards held Tuesday night in Madison.
The winners... Read more »
Ah, the final week of summer. Would that it could go on forever. And thanks for reading this on your mobile device with your toes in the sand. Just don’t forget to take a dip or toss a Frisbee when you’re... Read more »
Two new words for the future of Boston consumer tech: Satyender Mahajan.
Mahajan, who goes by Saty (SAH-tee), is one of the newest CEOs in the local technology scene. As of this month, he took the reins of Boston-based startup Mustbin... Read more »
When people weep at weddings, they’re mostly overcome with joy. But a few secret tears may also be shed by the bridesmaid who has shelled out $300 from her first-job wages for a dress that makes her look like a stuffed... Read more »
In this week’s installment of Wisconsin innovation headlines, startups are raising capital, co-working spaces are on the move, and a closely watched Madison life sciences company offers details about initial commercialization of its FDA-approved product:
—Cellectar Biosciences (NASDAQ: CLRB) raised... Read more »
Milwaukee-based insurer Assurant Health has shut down its in-house startup incubator, Blue Bananas, Xconomy has learned.
Blue Bananas was launched in 2012 to come up with services that make healthcare more affordable, particularly for people with conditions like diabetes, high... Read more »
Online marketing software company HubSpot is finally heading to the public stock markets, seeking a $100 million IPO after nine years as a private company.
Cambridge, MA-based HubSpot made its stock sale ambitions public late Monday. The news wasn’t a surprise—HubSpot’s leaders... Read more »