What’s the biggest, scariest threat facing the United States right now? I know for sure that it’s not immigration, free trade, or “radical Islamic terrorism.” And I’m going to resist the easy answer that it’s Donald Trump.
But I have a... Read more »
These final weeks of summer have not slowed the activity across New York’s innovation scene—from a pair of funding rounds to the introduction of a mentorship program that will bring startups from Norway to the city.
On Monday, New York-based MediaBrix,... Read more »
In downtown San Diego, a private real estate company best known for its master-planned communities in suburban Southern California has posed some existential questions for regional tech hubs looking to build their own startup ecosystems.
For example: Can a 20-story office... Read more »
While the cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, remains a mystery, many researchers are trying to develop a cure by stopping its effect—the death of nerve cells that leads to muscle deterioration and the patient’s eventual death.
One Cambridge, MA-based... Read more »
In today’s world, where we’re never far from a screen—smartphone, laptop, television—content is king. Companies and brands need engaging material to draw the eyeballs of online customers, but younger consumers, millennials in particular, have shown a distaste for ads. Essentially, they... Read more »
San Antonio — A life sciences professional development and advocacy organization has plans to host four medtech-focused workshops that aim to teach people working in the sector about different aspects of bringing a medical device to market.
Called “Bedside to Bench... Read more »
Pfizer has just won the sweepstakes for San Francisco Bay Area cancer drugmaker Medivation, with a buyout made official early Monday morning.
The Financial Times first reported late Sunday that Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) was close to finalizing a $14 billion... Read more »
It’s time for another installment of my ongoing series of executive interviews that take a bit of a left turn. Next up is Stefania Nappi Mallett, CEO of Boston-based online food-ordering company ezCater.
Her company’s industry has gotten crowded over the... Read more »