As part of the SAE World Congress held in Detroit this week, the seventh annual Global Automotive Innovation Challenge was held in partnership with the MIT Alliance of Michigan and NextEnergy. The goal of the challenge was to bring new... Read more »
Covestor, an online money manager, is being acquired by electronic trading broker Interactive Brokers Group for an undisclosed sum.
People who invest using Covestor can shop around the company’s website, which lists various money managers and traders who run investment... Read more »
Here’s a collection of recent announcements from Wisconsin’s technology and innovation community:
—Cellular Dynamics International (NASDAQ: ICEL) has reached a proposed settlement in three similar class-action lawsuits challenging the Madison-based company’s proposed $307 million sale to Tokyo-based Fujifilm, according to... Read more »
It was marathon Monday this week in Boston, but East Coast biotech executives were running around all week. There was a big cancer meeting in Philadelphia, a neurology shindig in Washington DC, and a liver conference that just kicked off in... Read more »
Seeking to bring together commerce tools and marketing capabilities in a single cloud-based software offering, NetSuite is acquiring marketing software company Bronto Software in a $200 million cash and stock deal.
The software platform of Bronto, a privately held Durham,... Read more »
The West Coast this week is home to news about a new immuno-oncology combination, a tiny step forward in Ebola, and a whole lot of hullabaloo over a tiny L.A. biotech developing a drug for Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS). Let’s get... Read more »
Aerie Pharmaceuticals revealed this afternoon the first results from a group of late-stage trials for its glaucoma drug, and unfortunately for the Bedminster, NJ-based company, they don’t look pretty.
The drug, known as Rhopressa, failed the primary goal of Aerie’s (NASDAQ:... Read more »
SnowShoe, a startup founded in Wisconsin, continues trying to make its mark. This week, it announced the release of new software it says will let anyone “build digital experiences” out of real-world toys. It also announced investors have pumped $1... Read more »
Harrison Yuan, the bright 12-year-old child of two professionals in San Francisco, was destined to attend the city’s private International High School. Then he found a website where he could spend hours playing the kind of online game called a “first-person-shooter.”... Read more »