Vivace Therapeutics, a San Mateo, CA-based biotech that has kept quiet about its research until now, has reached across the Pacific Ocean to close $25 million in financing to support its work developing drugs to target two different mechanisms of cancer... Read more »
From the outside, you wouldn’t expect the humble Ford Fusion to contain technology that could upend the global transportation paradigm—until you notice the LIDAR unit whirring on its roof.
LIDAR, which stands for Light Detection and Ranging, is a remote sensor... Read more »
Genome sequencing is becoming more common for people diagnosed with cancer. Should it become part of a healthy person’s checkup, too?
A new study published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine questions the practicality of making DNA tests standard for... Read more »
Improving economic fundamentals are stoking the IPO pipeline in the United States and elsewhere, according to a report issued Tuesday by the global consultant and accounting firm EY.
Eighty companies raised a total of $22 billion on U.S. exchanges during the... Read more »
Summer is here, but news from the Boston-area tech community hasn’t slowed down. Here are some of the recent headlines:
—In a Medium blog post, the New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) pledged more action to fight discrimination and sexual... Read more »
San Antonio—Transferring data among software programs is becoming increasingly important as more companies use products such as Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) and Hubspot (NYSE: HUBS), marketing and sales data collectors that don’t necessarily integrate information from different sources easily.... Read more »
It’s officially summer in Boston—the mercury is rising, and the venture capital is flowing.
The latest local startup to cash in is Catalant Technologies, which on Tuesday morning announced it received a $41 million investment. Catalant joins CloudHealth Technologies, which... Read more »
Alder BioPharmaceutical’s migraine drug successfully reduced the frequency of headaches in a key clinical trial, early results that the biotech says lay the groundwork for its plans to file for FDA approval next year.
Bothell, WA-based Alder (NASDAQ: ALDR) has... Read more »
Houston—Five years ago this month, Gaurav Khandelwal and Apurva Sanghavi opened the doors of Start Houston, a co-working space in the shadow of Houston’s downtown that hosted a monthly demo day for tech startups.
“There was a tremendous need,” Khandelwal... Read more »
CloudHealth Technologies says today it has snapped up $46 million in funding, continuing a surge of investments in companies that help businesses manage their cloud storage.
The Series D funding round was led by new backer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers,... Read more »
Last week’s Xconomy IMPACT event at the Museum of Science in Boston tackled a big theme—“innovation that matters”—but our speakers did not disappoint.
The program explored a broad mix of ambitious ideas and advanced technologies—brain-computer interfaces, self-driving cars, collaborative robots, interactive... Read more »
AkitaBox, a developer of software allowing users to access and edit documents containing data on buildings and the machines inside of them, announced a collaboration Monday that could enable the startup’s customers to inspect building exteriors by flying unmanned aerial... Read more »
Xconomy’s cancer immunotherapy event on June 14th in Seattle brought a packed house to The Pelton Auditorium on the campus of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Attendees heard top executives, physicians, researchers, investors and entrepreneurs discuss the different types of... Read more »