[Updated 2/11/16, 10:52 a.m., to include the DataCamp announcement.] This week, we’re tracking the latest news about DraftKings, Disney’s local research lab, startup funding announcements, and layoffs at tech companies. Read on for details.
—Disney is closing its Cambridge,... Read more »
Will ExoSOLS give a maker of 3D-printed foot care products a boost in scaling up?
On Thursday, New York-based SOLS introduced a new app, revised website, and ExoSOLS, the chief product in its new “science of comfort” line.
When we first... Read more »
Biotech and pharma executives from across the country descended on frigid midtown Manhattan this week for the BIO CEO & Investor Conference, and we’ve got a few tidbits from the festivities—as well as the rest of your East Coast headlines—below. But... Read more »
The stock markets haven’t been kind to biotech companies this year whether the companies are already public or trying to be. Proteostasis Therapeutics, a developer of drugs for cystic fibrosis and other diseases, is the latest example. It had to significantly... Read more »
TRImaran Pharma aims to take on a group of neurological diseases, like depression, by developing drugs that impact three different types of neurotransmitters in the brain. Those drug prospects come from Wayne State University, which licensed a group of molecules to... Read more »
Quick, name this Boston-area consumer Web company: It flew under the radar for years, bootstrapped its way to a thriving business built on technology developed in-house and a sharp emphasis on customer service across multiple websites, and then rose to new... Read more »
[Corrected 2/11/16, 9:00 pm. See below.] Bill Bryant is something of an anomaly in Pacific Northwest venture capital: He’s a full-fledged investing partner in a big, storied Silicon Valley firm—Draper Fisher Jurvetson, which just announced a $350 million 12th... Read more »
Houston — Entrepreneurship is considered the fuel that drives economic growth. But what are the best ways to help entrepreneurs be more successful—and what are best practices for startup accelerator programs?
Those are questions, among others, that Rice University professor Yael... Read more »
In July, Amazon supplanted Walmart (NYSE: WMT) as the nation’s most valuable retailer, as measured by market capitalization. Those who follow technology trends could have told you they had seen this change as inevitable. Even if the news didn’t come... Read more »