There is a bit more culture in equity crowdfunding with New York-based Arthena on the scene.
The online platform is a way for folks with deep enough pockets to invest in art collections.
Original works of Vincent van Gogh obviously will... Read more »
Austin, TX, is known for semiconductors and startups, for breakfast tacos and music festivals. It may also now be a hub for the gamification of business.
Microsoft said Monday it is buying Austin-based Incent Games, a company that sells a fantasy sports-style tool called... Read more »
[Updated 8/3/15 1:25 pm. See below.] The short path to a resolution in the dispute between UC San Diego and the University of Southern California over a nationwide Alzheimer’s research program has taken a sharp detour into the thorny underbrush.... Read more »
Here’s a look at news from around Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem:
—The New York Times reported two years ago that Chinese automakers were quietly building a presence in Michigan. The latest company to set up shop in Michigan is supplier... Read more »
Here is the latest innovation news from Xconomy Texas:
—Houston-based FlexGen Power Systems announced Monday it has raised a $25.5 million Series A round of financing to further market and install its hybrid energy storage software in oilfield and power generation... Read more »
This is the new era of video sharing and management. Now one local startup is going after what could be a big opportunity in the architecture, engineering, and construction markets.
Smartvid.io, based in Cambridge, MA, has raised $3.4 million in... Read more »
How much is a new treatment for pink eye worth? For one on the verge of Phase 3 testing, about $300 million.
That’s the figure Shire, the Ireland and Lexington, MA-based based rare disease specialist, has agreed to pay for a... Read more »
As a former stockbroker, Robin Hauser Reynolds knows what it’s like to be a woman in a field dominated by men.
Over the past couple of years, the San Francisco Bay Area film director and self-described feminist has immersed herself in... Read more »
Back in early 2012, cybersecurity researcher Cameron Camp wrote a blogpost under the heading, “Could your next new car be hacked (should you be scared)?”
Camp identified significant potential dangers as automakers moved beyond the simpler computers first installed in cars... Read more »
We’re firmly in the era of the Uberization of Everything, and even the slow-to-digitize agricultural industry is getting in on the trend. HiveLend, the Ann Arbor, MI-based startup that won Ann Arbor SPARK’s Best of Bootcamp honors in May,... Read more »