If you do a Google search for AAPL, the stock ticker for Apple, the top search results are typically Yahoo Finance, Twitter, Google Finance—and StockTwits, a social media communications platform for Wall Street traders and active retail investors.
After taking over... Read more »
If power in the business world is centered in the boardroom, women in biotech have a long way to go to get their fair share—and the venture community deserves much of the blame. That’s according to British recruitment firm Liftstream and... Read more »
Dallas—EquipmentShare, a data analytics and software startup geared to the construction industry, has raised $26 million in funding.
The investment round was led by Insight Venture Partners and existing investor Romulus Growth, with participation from Y Combinator, another previous investor.... Read more »
Among the challenges with cell therapy in cancer treatment are the side effects caused by the body itself. While prompting the immune system’s T cells to target cancer has shown potential to be effective, these experimental approaches can also trigger immune... Read more »
In 2016, the University of Michigan’s Office of Technology Transfer, which is tasked with bringing the school’s inventions and startups to market, had another banner year: $23 million in licensing revenues and a record 173 licensing agreements. With fresh... Read more »
Catch up on news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines:
—A blood test developed by Madison-based Stemina Biomarker Discovery that would help determine whether children with autism disorder are able to process certain foods or vitamin supplements could become... Read more »
The nation’s former Food and Drug Administration commissioner Robert Califf, appearing for the first time since he resigned last week, told a Silicon Valley crowd this morning that the FDA will have to be flexible in coming years, allowing greater patient... Read more »
Enterprise IT might not be the sexiest of technology areas, but it sure can attract truckloads of money.
The latest deal is a $50 million investment in Boston-based Turbonomic, a nine-year-old virtualization and cloud management software maker formerly known as VMTurbo.... Read more »
Let’s get caught up with the latest innovation news from Xconomy Texas.
—First, we have “Five Questions For …” Gabriella Draney Zielke, co-founder and CEO of the Tech Wildcatters accelerator in Dallas. In this installment, we talk about her... Read more »
Dan McCall thinks the timing is right for Lexumo, a Boston-area startup aiming to help secure the world’s rapidly growing collection of Internet-connected devices and embedded systems.
And Lexumo’s leaders think McCall is the right person to take the two-year-old company... Read more »
Elucent Medical, a medical device startup based in Eden Prairie, MN, but with roots and employees in Wisconsin, raised $7.2 million from investors in a Series A funding round that closed last year, says co-founder and CEO Laura King.
The... Read more »
Leading off our End of Work Reading List this week is a series of explorations of gender and sexism in the creation of artificial intelligence and automation technologies. Why are so many robots and virtual assistants designed with female forms and... Read more »
Here’s a look at innovation news from around Indiana:
—According to an analysis by TechPoint, a nonprofit organization promoting and accelerating the growth of Indiana’s tech industry, the latest PriceWaterhouseCoopers MoneyTree report indicates the state had a “banner year” in 2016... Read more »