Amag Pharmaceuticals is trying to climb out of a midlife crisis, and it’s using acquisitions to do so.
The Waltham, MA-based company split from long-time CEO Brian Pereira in 2011, a few weeks after its ill-fated attempt to merge... Read more »
Buying a house has huge financial consequences for a family, but the decision is often based on emotion rather than dollars and cents, says Vincent Turner, a veteran developer of online real estate tools for consumers.
As an Australian tech entrepreneur,... Read more »
RideScout, an Austin, TX-based transportation app, announced Tuesday that it has acquired GlobeSherpa, a ticketing app based in Portland, OR.
GlobeSherpa operates a mobile book-and-pay service in three U.S. cities: Portland, San Francisco, and Chicago. RideScout was founded four years ago... Read more »
Exact Sciences’ ambitious plan to commercialize molecular diagnostic tests for several of the deadliest cancers is starting to come into focus.
Fresh off announcing a partnership with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston to co-develop multiple blood-based... Read more »
Here’s a look at news you may have missed from Michigan’s innovation hubs:
—Comerica Hatch Detroit, the annual contest that awards $50,000 to the winning startup venture, will accept applications from entrepreneurs until July 24. (All applications must be filled out... Read more »
Washington lawmakers have put the Life Sciences Discovery Fund on life support and unless Gov. Jay Inslee saves it again with his veto pen Tuesday afternoon, the plug will be pulled.
An 11th-hour operating budget passed by the state Legislature overnight... Read more »
The ramping up of the 3D printing sector continued Tuesday as New York-based Shapeways announced it raised $30 million in a round led by INKEF Capital, with Andreessen Horowitz, Lux Capital, Union Square Ventures, and Index Ventures participating.
Corporate venture capitalists... Read more »
Here is the latest innovation news in Texas:
—Officials with South By Southwest were in Houston recently drumming up support for the upcoming V2V event in Las Vegas next month, as well as launch the Panel Picker program for next year’s... Read more »
Though corporate capital may be just a sliver of the overall funding scene, the money is nothing to sneeze it.
Corporate venture groups in 2014 invested $5.4 billion in U.S. startups—making up 11 percent of venture dollars spent—across 775 deals. That was... Read more »