The San Diego private equity firm TVC Capital specializes in software deals, but TVC is not a venture investor.
TVC says it invests in high-growth companies with untapped potential. You could say that Jeb Spencer, TVC’s co-founder and managing partner, views... Read more »
If you ask Aimee Mullins how to drive innovation, she responds with an athlete’s point of view.
Exploring new ideas should be part of a routine, like training for a sport, not just done in a crisis, the athlete and model... Read more »
The University of Michigan today announced that its Social Venture Fund has backed Detroit-based startup Loveland Technologies as part of a Series AA round of financing.
An SEC filing shows that Loveland has raised about $780,000 from seven investors, although the... Read more »
It’s not often that a company actively seeks out new problems. But that’s exactly the purpose of Google X, the secretive lab that’s hatched Google Glass, package-delivering drones, and high-altitude balloons that beam Internet service to people not yet online.
Astro... Read more »
[Updated 4pm, see below.] The Boston area has an impressive history of mobile-advertising startups being acquired for large sums (usually $100 million-plus): Third Screen Media, Enpocket, Quattro Wireless, Where, Jumptap.
Now add Nexage to that list. The mobile-ad exchange... Read more »
T2 Biosystems believes that its quick method for testing patients for dangerous viral and bacterial infections could save the healthcare system a lot of money, and save some lives as well. With a key regulatory decision now in the bag, the... Read more »
If you want to make hay as an independent mobile backend service company, it helps to have a big partner and some extra cash. Boston-based startup Kinvey can now cross both of those items off its to-do list.
Today, the company... Read more »
For the past several months, 108 people, most of them in the Seattle area, have been under constant biomedical surveillance. And they like it.
They’ve agreed to submit to a battery of medical tests that began this year but could stretch... Read more »
Amazon, iTunes, and other online music marketplaces make millions of songs available to consumers with just the click of a button. That gives small bands trying to grow their fan base beyond their moms and local groupies an easier path to... Read more »
The heat wave broke with impeccable timing, and we were grateful that “California weather” was back as San Diego’s innovation leaders gathered for Xconomy’s sixth annual networking event.
Xconomy founder and CEO Bob Buderi also returned to San Diego for the reception,... Read more »