Some scientists wait years to see their research resonate with patients. The drug delivery research of Zhen Gu, a biomedical engineering professor at NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is still early but he sees... Read more »
It’s not a stretch to say that the progress of a gene editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9 will be one of the most closely watched biotech stories of this decade. And two important developments along that path are taking place over... Read more »
It took Wicab $26 million and 17 years of twists and turns in research, product development, and testing to get its headset device—which helps blind people, in a way, “see”—approved for sale in the U.S.
The Middleton, WI, company achieved that... Read more »
Remember the English composition teacher who could always find a gentle way to improve that middling passage in your writing? The editor who elevated the lightning bug to lightning? That’s a computer now, sitting with you and offering suggestions as you... Read more »
At the end of March, Xconomy held a jam-packed event called Robo Madness: The A.I. Explosion. If you were among the roughly 250 people who descended on the Googleplex in the heart of Cambridge’s Kendall Square for the event, you... Read more »
It’s getting close to the last call for Xconomy’s invitation-only Napa Summit. We have a star-studded lineup. But there are only a few tickets and hotel rooms left, and the May 16-17 event is coming up fast. So request your... Read more »
One of Denver’s most prominent tech startups is announcing big moves today. Wayin, a social-media marketing company co-founded by Scott McNealy, the former Sun Microsystems CEO, has acquired EngageSciences, a digital marketing firm based in the U.K.
Financial terms... Read more »
Austin—OutboundEngine, an Austin, TX-based company that makes business development software, has raised $16 million in Series C funding.
The round was led by S3 Ventures, with participation from Silverton Partners, Noro-Moseley, Harmony Partners, Altos Ventures, and Capital Factory.
The company... Read more »
The phrase “customer service” sometimes seems like a joke, given all the barriers consumers must overcome to get their questions or problems resolved by big companies.
We’ve all been there: Trying to navigate convoluted phone systems to reach an actual human... Read more »
Dynamis Software, whose technology allows insurance brokers to design and evaluate health plans for the organizations they sell to, has raised more than $529,000 in equity financing, according to a regulatory document filed Tuesday.
Dynamis will use the money to help... Read more »