There was lots of Boston-area tech news during the past few days, but we’ve got it covered. Read on for details on the closing of the Dell-EMC deal, trouble for Monster’s proposed sale, a pair of big funding rounds, a GE donation to... Read more »
As startup fever continues to make inroads to Middle America, a number of entities have popped up to help nurture Indiana’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, including accelerators, angel investors, and co-working spaces.
Petco, the privately held pet supplies company based in San Diego, said today it led a $10 million Series A financing in Los Angeles-based Petnet, a three-year-old startup developing technology-enabled pet feeders and pet food delivery service.
The new funding will... Read more »
LogRhythm, a Boulder, CO-based cybersecurity firm, wrapped up a $50 million round of financing Tuesday, Aug. 30, inching the tech company closer to a highly anticipated IPO.
The latest round brings the company’s total fundraising figure to about $120 million, according to... Read more »
UC San Diego has named Todd Hylton, a veteran tech industry manager and expert in neural-based processing technology, as executive director of its new Contextual Robotics Institute.
Hylton was previously the executive vice president of strategy and research at Brain Corp.,... Read more »
Austin—Athenahealth is buying an Austin, TX software company with a service that aims to help healthcare providers encourage patients to follow a healthcare plan they might receive after a visit to a doctor or hospital.
Scientists from Synthetic Genomics, the San Diego-based industrial biotech, have re-engineered a fast-growing microorganism found in salt marsh mud to maximize its production of proteins and to optimize other common bio-based processes.
The enhanced version of Vibrio natriegens, a marine... Read more »
Ultrafast broadband is increasingly a must-have for high-tech companies, especially those in telemedicine, 3D printing, and other emerging industries. But currently, connection speeds vary widely by location—states like Tennessee are home to cities that have built high-speed fiber Internet networks while other... Read more »
As summer winds down, we are tracking tech startups, big companies, a proposed IPO, and a couple of sectors fraught with regulatory challenges (daily fantasy sports and self-driving vehicles):
Neuroscience startup Denali Therapeutics said Thursday it has added $130 million in privately-raised cash, in part to push a drug program into clinical trials in Europe.
Fusion Coolant Systems, the University of Michigan cleantech spinout with offices in Canton, MI, and Ireland, announced this week that it has raised $1.25 million in a Series B round. Investors participating in the round include U-M’s Michigan Investment in New... Read more »