Waltham, MA-based Forum Pharmaceuticals, which spent more than decade pursuing a drug for Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases, is shutting down, Xconomy has learned.
According to a Forum spokesperson, the company will be closed “by the end of the week.” The... Read more »
Happy Monday from Xconomy Texas. Let’s get caught up on the latest innovation news in the state.
—A new incubator in San Antonio aims to nurture young startups in cybersecurity. Build Sec Foundry will be hosted at Geekdom and has received... Read more »
Just another billion-dollar exit for a Massachusetts company most people have never heard of. This one has an interesting backstory, in a field rife with consolidation and would-be deals.
HeartWare International said Monday it is being acquired by medical device giant... Read more »
Now that it’s clear automakers plan to take autonomous vehicles and mobility platforms to market in the near future, the industry is undergoing a transformation that, earlier this year, a General Motors executive described as being like cramming 50 years of... Read more »
[Updated 6/27/16, 2:13 p.m., to include Hack/secure news.] It’s time to catch up on a few recent developments in the Boston tech world. We’ve got funding news, the latest on the DraftKings saga in New York, shuttered co-working spaces,... Read more »
Stay caught up on all the latest news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines:
—Redox, a Madison-based startup whose software helps other developers integrate their products with electronic health records (EHR) systems used at hospitals and clinics, revealed some... Read more »
Some comparisons between business and sports are cliché. But when it comes to leadership in cybersecurity, having a CEO who knows how to play defense can be pretty relevant.
That bodes well for ObserveIT, a Boston-based security tech company focused... Read more »
When it comes to attracting high-tech talent, Indiana has some natural challenges. With no mountains or oceans to distinguish the state from others in so-called flyover country, local technology firms have struggled to overcome a perception problem and land skilled workers.... Read more »
Silatronix, a Madison, WI-based developer of silicon-based materials that can be used as electrolytes in batteries and other energy storage devices, has raised $8 million from investors, the company said in a press release.
Participants in the equity funding round... Read more »
Can we go back to Sunday and just watch Game 7 of the NBA Finals over and over again? This was a long, news-filled week capped by Britain’s vote to exit the E.U., which changes everything—right? We’ll be thinking about what... Read more »
We had a grand old time at this week’s blowout Boston event, Influx. Leaders from Akamai, MIT, Harvard, and other venerable institutions met with top folks from GE Ventures, IBM Watson Health, Dell-EMC, and startups and investors, to talk about... Read more »
San Antonio—Starting a business is no small feat, especially if you’re doing it for the first time, given the seemingly endless list of questions to answer about a business model. The toughest question: Who do I ask for help?
That’s... Read more »
It’s a week for the history books. The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union last night, triggering worldwide financial fears and, perhaps, a breakup of the U.K. itself. Closer to home, Cleveland (pictured) celebrated LeBron James & the Cavaliers’... Read more »