Energy savings that come from using networked devices make the concept of the “Internet of Things” an obvious cleantech play. But getting people to adopt these new systems might come down to the technology’s ability to adapt to, and perhaps improve... Read more »
Over the past year, Gelesis has made the turn from concept to clinic, building up the first data for an anti-obesity pill made out of little particles that swell in the stomach, making a person feel full. With more trials looming,... Read more »
Flagship Ventures of Cambridge, MA, a major early-stage biotech investor, said today it has closed a $537 million fund, the largest in the firm’s 15-year history.
Flagship initially set out to match the $269 million of its previous fund, Flagship senior... Read more »
FinancialForce.com, whose applications for back office business functions like billing and hiring are based on the Salesforce1 cloud infrastructure, announced late Wednesday it has raised $110 million to fund its continued growth.
San Francisco-based FinancialForce reported revenue growth late last... Read more »
Internet speeds are becoming increasingly important to consumer markets, as users of streaming content such as Netflix, Hulu, and HBO multiply. Those people are expecting quality streaming, too, especially with the advent of 4K, or “ultra” high-definition, video.
It may be... Read more »
Jeremy Levin is best known for helping reshape Bristol-Myers Squibb, turning it from a lumbering conglomerate to a leaner oncology drugmaker. Levin parlayed that job into the head seat at Teva Pharmaceutical; there he launched a turnaround attempt that abruptly ended... Read more »
August, the maker of a hardware and software program that lets users control a home’s lock from a smartphone, received $38 million in Series B backing from investors whose focus ranges from entertainment to technology-enabled products.
Co-founded by entrepreneur Jason... Read more »
Investors like adtech. The latest example is Boston-based Nanigans, which announced Wednesday it has raised a $24 million Series B round. Cheetah Mobile (NYSE: CMCM), a Chinese Internet company, led the round, which included the Wellington Management Company... Read more »
Here’s a collection of recent headlines in Wisconsin’s tech and innovation community:
—Microscopy Innovations, a Marshfield-based company that makes tools for microscopy labs, has raised about $750,000 from investors, increasing the size of a funding round reported last year by about... Read more »