Showing little concern for stock-market volatility or worries over the Brexit, venture capital firms pumped $15.3 billion into 961 deals across the United States during the three months that ended June 30, according to the MoneyTree Report on venture capital activity.... Read more »
An interesting cybersecurity startup emerged from stealth mode in Denver today. CyberGRX, which develops cyber risk management software, said it has closed $9 million in Series A funding, led by Allegis Capital.
The company’s other investors include a mix of... Read more »
During a summer that’s been marred by political upheaval and horrific violence inside and outside the U.S., it’s natural for startup entrepreneurs and others immersed in the technology world—including us journalists—to wonder about the role of innovation in solving social problems.... Read more »
This week started with celebrations of America’s birthday, and it has been dominated—biotech-wise—by America’s government. The Obama administration continued its high-profile involvement in the life sciences by updating its Precision Medicine Initiative, easing limits on doctors who want to fight... Read more »
The Obama administration’s push to sign up one million Americans for a long-term health study will start in New York, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and Tucson, AZ, top health officials said today.
National Institutes of Health director Francis Collins (pictured) and FDA commissioner... Read more »
A new workshop opened last week in New York where developers can fine- tune their blockchain software.
IBM has set up a Bluemix Garage in SoHo within a Galvanize campus that also just opened in town. The “garage” is a place... Read more »
San Antonio—The founders of Rising Barn didn’t even know each other when they started working on what would become their San Antonio, TX-based company, which uses software to build affordable housing with designs developed by an architect.
Pegy Brimhall... Read more »
Here we are at the midpoint of 2016 already. Time to look back on the past six months—and some of the top stories of the year so far.
The following represent a cross-section of what Xconomy offers on a daily basis:... Read more »
The word of the week was “moonshot,” as U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s cancer initiative convened a summit in Washington, DC. At the gathering, Biden took verbal shots at scofflaw cancer researchers and at drug prices, while the FDA said... Read more »