Pembrolizumab can now be used for patients who have... Read more »
San Antonio—Techstars Cloud is closing its San Antonio accelerator program focused on cloud computing startups after four years in the Alamo City, according to managing director Blake Yeager.
Yeager is staying with Techstars but moving to the company’s headquarters in... Read more »
More than 100 years ago, New York bone surgeon William Coley began to suspect that bacterial infections might be improving the outlook for patients also suffering from cancer. The infections were turbo-charging the immune system.
Coley (pictured) would be gratified to... Read more »
The European Society for Medical Oncology’s annual conference wraps up in Copenhagen today. We’ve seen updates on heavyweight immunotherapy programs, potential options for patients with advanced breast cancer, and more. Here’s a quick roundup of the major news.
ESMO... Read more »
Venture capital activity is gradually easing from last year’s peak, according to a new quarterly report put together by Seattle-based PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association.
VC firms invested $14.99 billion in 1,810 U.S. deals (1,796 companies) during the third... Read more »
Welltok has raised a $33.7 million Series E funding round to sign up more customers and further develop its software that aims to encourage healthy habits.
The Denver-based health IT company sells its software, called CaféWell, to healthcare providers, insurers, government... Read more »
[Updated 10/6/16, 12:17 p.m. See below.] Drugs that use molecular scissors to snip out or replace defective genes. Altered mosquitoes meant to sabotage entire disease-carrying populations. Both are potential uses of genome editing, which thanks to the CRISPR-Cas9 system... Read more »
With public interest in artificial intelligence technologies on the rise, five of the world’s largest corporations—vying against each other in so many spheres—are banding together to support research on the ethical and societal issues raised by machines with increasingly human-like capabilities.... Read more »
Detroit’s Techstars Mobility startup accelerator has wrapped another summer of innovating and iterating, and the 12 participating companies are now headed out into the marketplace to hustle.
I caught up with managing director Ted Serbinski and the rest of the Techstars... Read more »
A core tenet of Xconomy—and the reason behind our broad coverage across information technology, life sciences, energy, and more—is that the most interesting and important innovations often arise from the intersection of different disciplines.
One of the most important intersections today... Read more »
Think “innovation” and you might picture some scrappy entrepreneurs toiling away in a kitchen or garage, hoping the landlord doesn’t notice what they’re up to. But the reality is that turning science into big business often requires far more sophisticated infrastructure—and... Read more »
LogRhythm, a Boulder, CO-based cybersecurity firm, wrapped up a $50 million round of financing Tuesday, Aug. 30, inching the tech company closer to a highly anticipated IPO.
The latest round brings the company’s total fundraising figure to about $120 million, according to... Read more »
Chairman, founder, and CEO of SomaLogic
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Founder and CEO, Vokl
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Founder, New Tech Colorado
CEO, Next Great Place
Co-managing director, TechStars Boulder and New York City
Managing director, the Foundry Group
Dean of the University of Colorado Law School
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