For the ancient Greeks, the rising of the dog star Sirius brought on the sweltering heat of summer, and August came to be associated with languid days of heat, drought, and fire.
That might sound like the weather that has descended... Read more »
[Updated, 8/28/15] A smattering of technology startup and VC news around town as summer winds down:
—New England Venture Capital Association head C.A. Webb is leaving the organization as of Aug. 31 to start a new venture firm. She... Read more »
In April, San Diego-based Achates Power announced it was opening a Michigan office to capitalize on the market momentum of its opposed-piston engines. I caught up with Achates CEO David Johnson this week to find out how things were going.
“We... Read more »
Yan Engines, an Austin, TX-based startup that is building a more fuel-efficient engine, said Wednesday it has picked up an additional $700,000 to launch a subsidiary in the United Kingdom, which will focus on automobile engines.
The company has focused so... Read more »
A San Francisco customer service and marketing startup called Intercom, which targets software companies, has raised $35 million in a Series C financing round as it attempts to distinguish itself in a crowded market.
Intercom says it has developed a way... Read more »
Biotech startup Invenra has raised $2 million in new equity financing. The cash will be used as “operating capital” as the cell-free antibody maker continues to add employees and line up sales prospects, vice president of business development Mark Kubik said... Read more »
Textiles startup Spoonflower is reviving North Carolina’s legacy in the fabrics business with a new, digital twist. Now the company has $25 million in additional capital to expand its reach.
Durham, NC-based Spoonflower announced the new funding Wednesday. North Bridge Growth... Read more »
BluDiagnostics is still a three-person startup that hasn’t raised any outside capital, but it will soon have a chance to scoop up some serious cash in California.
The Madison, WI-based healthtech company on Tuesday night won the second annual “Pressure Chamber”... Read more »
The Health Wildcatters accelerator in Dallas announced its third class of startups Wednesday, including companies in digital health, medical devices, and telemedicine.
Notably, women entrepreneurs lead half of the 10 startups, the accelerator says. One of the companies, Houston’s Noninvasix, was... Read more »