Kindara, the Boulder, CO-based company with a digital health tool that helps women get pregnant or avoid pregnancy, has raised $5.3 million of seed funding to finish manufacturing and launch its device, called Wink. The funding will also help the... Read more »
Last week, 100,000 Americans with sickle cell disease and millions more around the world got encouraging news. Investors gave a vote of confidence, in the form of a $120 million IPO, to Global Blood Therapeutics (NASDAQ: GBT), a four-year-old... Read more »
Waiting for the next big data breach to hit is probably not the best way to test how protected a company’s information is.
With more businesses storing and using sensitive data, security is a top concern—especially when the government establishes rules... Read more »
Galvanize, the Denver-based startup that provides programming training, venture funding, and co-working space for the tech world, is opening a 25,000-foot Austin location in February that will have classrooms, private and public working spaces, and event areas.
The three-year-old company... Read more »
[Corrected 8/11/15, 9:57 am. See below.] Loxo Oncology, the Stamford, CT-based biopharmaceutical company developing targeted cancer therapies, announced last week that it has appointed veteran life sciences executive (and Detroit Xconomist) Tim Mayleben to its board of directors.
Mayleben is... Read more »
Simply Hired, an international job search engine based in Sunnyvale, CA, put out some sunny news for U.S. job hunters today—especially if you’re a tech-savvy worker.
Positions for technology workers made up almost 10 percent of the millions of U.S. job... Read more »
There is an FDA project underway that could help change the way molecular diagnostics are developed, evaluated, and regulated in the U.S. one day, should things go the way the agency intends. And Mountain View, CA-based DNAnexus is getting the first... Read more »