Ryan Kuder, a San Diego startup veteran who left the mobile device recycler EcoATM earlier this year, has been hired to lead the new robotics startup accelerator that Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) is establishing under a deal with Techstars.
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Former employees of Elan, the Irish-American drug company that grabbed plenty of headlines before it was broken into parts, have launched a company to develop monoclonal antibodies to treat neurodegenerative disease.
The company is Annexon Bioscience of Redwood City, CA, and... Read more »
Michigan is the second-most agriculturally diverse state in the nation after California, producing everything from blueberries to black beans to begonias. Now, organizers of a new startup accelerator want to add ag-tech software and equipment to that bounty.
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Eileen Griffith realized that she and her husband were in a rut—and so were her friends.
“Everyone was having the same conversation: What do you want to do?” she recalls. “Everyone was so busy to plan something so it always ends... Read more »
How alluring is the pull of industry these days? Vertex Pharmaceuticals just got one of the world’s top geneticists, a founder of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, to make the switch.
David Altshuler has left his post as the... Read more »
[Updated paragraph with more details, 11:10am] A new week, a new deal involving Carbonite. The Boston-based cloud backup company says it’s acquiring German e-mail archiving firm MailStore Software for 15.95 million euros, or about $19.8 million, in cash. The... Read more »
Tony Coles could easily be on a beach sipping mai tais right now. You can plan for an early retirement in biotech when you turn two different companies around and steer the latest one of them into a $10 billion buyout.... Read more »
Ambitions for biologically sourced fuels bump up against the reality that making chemicals and fuels from organic material is still generally more expensive. One company is hoping to overcome that obstacle by tapping into the built-in way that plants make their... Read more »
The Texas Medical Center hosted a dozen digital health startups this week as part of a program with Village Capital, a Washington, DC-based venture firm.
The program, called VilCapUSA, marks the debut of the medical center’s new accelerator space, TMCx,... Read more »