[Updated 4/18/14, 12:01 p.m., to include a link to Aulet's PowerPoint presentation.] What do pirates, Navy SEALs, rabbits, and street basketball have in common? Entrepreneurship, it turns out.
Those were some of the analogies made by Boston-area entrepreneur Bill... Read more »
How do you build a biotech? Ask ten CEOs and you’ll likely get a hundred answers, but for Richard Pops, CEO of Waltham, MA- and Dublin, Ireland-based Alkermes, it arguably boils down to this: deliberately.
Pops took over Alkermes (NASDAQ: ALKS... Read more »
[Corrected 4/18/14, 7:40 am See below.] Venture capital firms invested $243 million in 23 deals in the San Diego area during the first quarter that ended in March, according to data from the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, the National... Read more »
Right out of the gate, venture capital funding surged nationwide during the first three months of 2014—driven largely by substantial investments in expansion-stage IT and software companies, according to the MoneyTree Report being released today.
Eight of the ten biggest deals... Read more »
It’s already been a busy week, with four major venture financing rounds for Pacific Northwest companies. Meanwhile, Inrix, the traffic information company, appears to be in the midst of a large financing itself. We’re also following interesting partnerships for EnerG2... Read more »
Detecting nuclear radiation is easy. All you need is a simple, inexpensive Geiger counter. But to be able to precisely identify both the type of radiation and where it is coming from is much more challenging. That’s crucial for everything from... Read more »
Shares of San Diego’s Vital Therapies (NASDAQ: VTL) traded slightly above its IPO price this morning, in the company’s first day of trading.
The biotherapeutic company raised $54 million in its initial public offering, after pricing 4.5 million shares... Read more »
RunKeeper has been helping people master their fitness routines since the very early days of the smartphone revolution. Along the way it’s collected about 30 million users who have tracked hundreds of millions of miles and burned billions of calories. ... Read more »
SRI International in Menlo Park was the birthplace of the da Vinci surgical robot, which made it a natural location for Robo Madness 2014, Xconomy’s third annual Silicon Valley robotics event. Held (as always) during National Robotics Week, the forum was... Read more »