In addition to significant fundraising news from iSpot.tv, Glowforge, and Ignition Partners, we’re tracking the winners of the University of Washington’s business plan competition, Seattle Angel Conference, and more.
First, here’s a recap of Xconomy Seattle stories this week, followed by... Read more »
Putting a number on gender inequality issues can bring attention to the scale of such matters.
During Internet Week New York, Chelsea Clinton presented data and findings from a report by the No Ceilings project, which gave a snapshot of progress... Read more »
The Michigan Pre-Seed Fund 2.0 (MPSF), a $6.8 million statewide investment fund that backs early-stage technology companies, has announced its latest batch of capital deployments.
The five companies receiving a total of $325,000 range from an Ann Arbor startup that has... Read more »
Out west this week, the news flow was breezy. There were a sprinkling of diagnostics showers led by Illumina, which is in a patent fight with a Roche subsidiary, and Veracyte, which presented promising data for its lung test. It also... Read more »
Before everyone checks out for the long weekend, here are a few recent headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation and technology community:
—Madison-based Cellectar Biosciences (NASDAQ: CLRB) said in its latest quarterly earnings report that patient enrollment in its phase 2 clinical... Read more »
This week’s headlines are all about second chances and new beginnings. A gene therapy company that survived on bridge loans many years ago is now one of biotech’s biggest stars. A company developing a therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is starting... Read more »
EY, the accounting and professional services firm formerly known as Ernst & Young, today named the founders and CEOs of 15 companies in San Diego and Imperial Counties for its 2015 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in this region.
The... Read more »
The headline on venture capital firm Ignition Partners‘ pitch deck to investors in its new $200 million fund was “No Change.”
Ignition, based in based in Bellevue, WA, and Palo Alto, CA, has good reason to stay the course. In announcing... Read more »
A quick update on a plucky startup we’ve covered over the past few years: CustomMade, an online marketplace that connects craft makers and consumers, has scaled back to eight employees but is continuing operations after the majority of its staff... Read more »
The winning teams were announced today in the Neuro Startup Challenge, a two-year-old virtual accelerator that helps academic researchers and entrepreneurs build companies around promising technologies developed by NIH researchers.
The 13 winners include a team from the Medical College... Read more »