You’re a Bay Area tech worker who thinks every problem can be solved by science. So why are you sitting in a sweaty shirt?
Ministry of Supply, the menswear outfit founded in Boston by former MIT students, is betting you... Read more »
SprinkleBit CEO Alexander Wallin says he got hooked on investing in stocks when he was 14, working at a small ice cream kiosk in Skärhamn, on the West Coast of Sweden. He invested everything he earned that summer in Metro International,... Read more »
In late 2012, President Obama awarded Leroy “Lee” Hood the National Medal of Science for a lifetime of achievements, including the invention of machines that made the historic Human Genome Project possible.
So when Obama announced yesterday a “precision medicine initiative”—something... Read more »
Software for cloud-computing infrastructure and data centers is evolving fast. Two financing deals announced Wednesday for Boston startups underscore an important trend: there’s still a huge opportunity to challenge enterprise IT giants in the cloud.
VMTurbo has raised $50 million in... Read more »
A lot has been said about adtech startups, programmatic advertising, and real-time bidding. But Denver startup Choozle might be saying something new—or at least saying it in a more clever way. Choozle’s mantra is “programmatic to the people,” and its goal... Read more »
Biotechs keep cashing in. The latest is Cambridge, MA-based Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ALNY), which is entering the most critical juncture in its 13-year history as it tries to enter the rarified realm of biotechs with their own products on the... Read more »
Venture capital activity in Michigan nearly doubled in 2014, according to the MoneyTree report released last week by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). There was $219 million in venture capital invested in Michigan startups last year, compared with... Read more »
Here are a few of the latest headlines in Wisconsin’s innovation and technology community:
—Madison-based Murfie has raised $876,073 in a funding round that could total $1.25 million when it closes, according to a new SEC document. The money comes... Read more »
After colonizing millions of pockets and purses with smartphones, the tech industry is finally making serious inroads to the home with interactive speakers, smart thermostats, networked camera systems, and—maybe soon—helpful little robots.
That last one is the specialty of Jibo, a Boston-area... Read more »