What do yoga, a happy hour office crawl, an all-day hackathon, and a 70-mile bus ride have in common?
All are part of the recently released schedule for Milwaukee Startup Week. More than 20 events will take place Nov. 1-6... Read more »
Apptio priced its shares at $16, raising $96 million in an initial public offering. The Bellevue, WA-based IT company’s shares, trading on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol APTI, were up about 42 percent in early afternoon trading Friday.
The IPO... Read more »
Austin—Aceable has raised $4 million in a Series A round of funding to help it further expand its line of online testing products beyond driver’s education.
The round was co-led by earlier investors Silverton Partners in Austin and Floodgate in... Read more »
Another biopharma executive went before Congress to explain drug price hikes. Unlike Martin Shkreli, Mylan CEO Heather Bresch actually answered questions. Taking heat over the EpiPen scandal, she tried to stick to her script, getting testy when legislators brought up... Read more »
My friend Eileen and I are planning to “phone-watch” the first presidential debate together on Monday. Just by calling her number in Louisiana from my couch in the Bay Area, I’ll hear hilarious commentary on the Clinton-Trump exchange from Eileen, a... Read more »
Biotech CEO Jonathan Lim co-founded Ignyta in 2011 to commercialize a new approach to diagnosing and treating rheumatoid arthritis, based on discoveries that showed how changes in methyl group molecules associated with the human genome could change the way genes function.... Read more »
Here’s a look at innovation news from around Indiana:
—Conexus Indiana, the state’s advanced manufacturing and logistics initiative, said in a press release that its internship program experienced major growth last year. Now in its second year, the Conexus Interns... Read more »
Houston—Rice University’s Rebecca Richards-Kortum is among this year’s recipients of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, known as the “genius grants.”
A bioengineering professor at Rice, Richards-Kortum became the first woman and youngest faculty member to earn Rice’s highest academic rank of... Read more »