What happened after an MIT summer intern blogged about her sometimes-difficult experience as a woman in venture capital?
Partners at Boston-based firm General Catalyst tried to find ways of spinning the news into something positive, but didn’t really address her concerns—and in... Read more »
This week, we’re tracking investments in Algorithmia, which is building a marketplace for algorithms, and Array Health Solutions, which powers health insurance marketplaces.
Also, staff reductions at Intellectual Ventures, new hires at University of Washington Computer Science and Engineering, an integration... Read more »
Here is the latest innovation news around Texas:
—San Diego-based Curtana Pharmaceuticals is making the move to Texas after receiving a $7.2 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. The agency, known as CPRIT, awarded 101... Read more »
Two Milwaukee-area entrepreneur support groups are forming a seed accelerator for students from multiple local universities.
Startup Milwaukee and Innovation in Milwaukee, or MiKE, today announced The Commons, a new nonprofit initiative that they’re branding as an “industry-academic collaborative... Read more »
Pretty much everyone who has ever dialed into a conference call knows it’s a hassle to keep track of the numbers and to dial in, especially when away from the office. But they’d probably be surprised to learn just how costly... Read more »
[Corrected, 9:35 pm.] Ask an engineer why we power our cars with gasoline rather than electric batteries and you’ll get a geeky answer: energy density. Said another way, gasoline holds far more energy in a given space than any... Read more »
Big news this morning: two Americans treated with an experimental Ebola treatment have recovered and are now out of the hospital. (A third person, a Spaniard, who received the treatment unfortunately did not recover.)
Meanwhile, the Ebola epidemic continues—more... Read more »
This year about 20 million patients in the U.S. will undergo a procedure in which a doctor will thread a catheter into a blood vessel to treat a cardiac ailment, say, or provide dialysis or chemotherapy. But in five percent of... Read more »