Let’s catch up with the latest innovation news from Xconomy Texas.
Founding Director, Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center
Managing Partner at Pappas Ventures
Vice president, chief strategy and operating officer of the Texas Medical Center
Founder and Managing Partner, Frazier Healthcare Ventures
Head of global research and development at Life Technologies
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
VP of Research and Special Initiatives, Google
Director, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan
It seems fitting that in this election year, a startup developing technology aimed at improving public policy would capture of one of Wisconsin’s more closely watched pitch competitions.
Houston—The Texas innovation community has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, which has helped spotlight technological and business advances in healthcare, space, aviation, transportation, and other industries.
On October 27 at the Texas Medical Center’s TMCx accelerator in... Read more »
In downtown San Diego, a private real estate company best known for its master-planned communities in suburban Southern California has posed some existential questions for regional tech hubs looking to build their own startup ecosystems.
For example: Can a 20-story office... Read more »
In today’s world, where we’re never far from a screen—smartphone, laptop, television—content is king. Companies and brands need engaging material to draw the eyeballs of online customers, but younger consumers, millennials in particular, have shown a distaste for ads. Essentially, they... Read more »
San Antonio — A life sciences professional development and advocacy organization has plans to host four medtech-focused workshops that aim to teach people working in the sector about different aspects of bringing a medical device to market.
Called “Bedside to Bench... Read more »
Since its 2010 launch, attendance at The Forward Festival, an entrepreneurship conference in Madison, WI, has on average increased about 20 percent annually, says Matt Younkle, a festival co-founder. But he also points out that Forward Fest, which mostly attracted... Read more »
This week brought some encouraging news for educational technology companies and code schools, whose students often can’t qualify for federal grants and loans.
The Obama administration is moving ahead with an experiment that makes federal student aid available for a small... Read more »
A judge’s rejection of a settlement between Uber and hundreds of thousands of drivers in California and Massachusetts reopens the possibility that a jury might decide a question at the core of the ride-hailing app juggernaut’s business model—whether drivers should be... Read more »