Seattle-based online real estate broker Redfin has raised $70.9 million in one of the Northwest’s largest funding rounds this year.
The investment was led by Wellington Management, at the head of a lengthy list of institutional investors.
Additional investors in the... Read more »
There’s a shortage of radioactive material that few people outside the medical community know about. And the best hope for solving the problem—and reduce nuclear proliferation risks linked to it—rests in the hands of a handful of startups operating on a... Read more »
Semiconductor startup Phononic entered 2014 with a $21 million funding round to bring the company’s new cooling technology into refrigerator production lines.
Phononic is still on track to break into home refrigeration. But the company is closing the year with an... Read more »
Michael Gilman has been in this position before. About 10 years ago, he left an executive research position at Biogen Idec, hooked up with Atlas Venture, and formed a startup called Stromedix—one that got funded, developed a drug, and incidentally was... Read more »
Bellicum Pharmaceuticals has made a little bit of Houston history. In becoming the latest in a new wave of cancer immunotherapy companies to go public, Bellicum has managed another feat—it’s the first Houston biotech to make it to the Nasdaq in... Read more »
Claims of a breakthrough in battery performance are fairly commonplace—and often disappointing. A little-known startup has been toiling on a material that isn’t a radical break with today’s batteries. But by improving on materials that are already widely used, it could... Read more »
There’s just over a week until Christmas. How is your shopping going? As you wait in checkout lines or for e-retailers to process your orders, catch up with the latest innovation news from Xconomy’s Texas bureau, such as funding news and... Read more »
Phononic, a startup that’s trying to shake up the refrigerator industry with a semiconductor cooling technology, has raised $44.5 million to help the company expand into more cooling applications. Eastwood Capital Corp. and the Wellcome Trust led the Series D... Read more »
Companies in healthcare IT have been percolating for the past five-plus years.
Now, with the regulatory climate evolving and big companies like Apple getting more serious about health and wellness, it looks like 2015 could be when it’s all going to... Read more »