In the latest step to patch up its reputation after a series of hits this year, Uber released a gender and ethnic diversity report on the company today and promised to make its predominantly white, male staff more inclusive.
The San... Read more »
The companies are split evenly between two programs. One is taking place in Beloit, WI, the first... Read more »
A funny thing happened in the five years since Amazon acquired warehouse automation firm Kiva Systems for $775 million. The logistics robot market has taken off, with different competing systems shuttling inventory around to try to speed up order fulfillment. But... Read more »
The Indiana Biosciences Research Institute (IBRI), a nonprofit, industry-led life sciences research institute focused on targeting cardio-metabolic diseases, diabetes and poor nutrition, has a new collaborative project underway.
Another large insurer has said it will cover Cologuard, a stool-based DNA screening test for colorectal cancer developed by Madison, WI-based Exact Sciences. The announcement sent the company’s stock price higher during trading Monday.
ONL Therapeutics, the Ann Arbor, MI-based biotech startup working on sight-preserving therapies for patients with retinal diseases, is one step closer to clinical trials, thanks to a cash infusion from the National Eye Institute (NEI).
Last week, the NEI awarded ONL... Read more »
Roughly seven months after Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) acquired San Diego-based Nervana Systems, the chipmaker is consolidating its portfolio of artificial intelligence businesses in one group, headed by former Nervana CEO Naveen Rao.
Rao (pictured above right) will report directly to... Read more »
Catch up on news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines:
—Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, which is based in Pasadena, CA, but houses its research and development operations in Madison, entered into a stockholder rights agreement. This type of agreement, known... Read more »
The Cambridge, MA-based firm makes data analytics software that aims to improve decision-making... Read more »
Eli Lilly plans to pour more than more than $850 million into its research laboratories and manufacturing facilities across the country—a capital investment spree that includes a multi-million dollar expansion of a site that makes the delivery device for a top-selling... Read more »
Investors are doubling down on Placester. On Friday, the fast-growing real estate software company announced a $50 million equity funding round from previous investor New Enterprise Associates (NEA).