Material science typically moves slowly, so companies developing better batteries need investors able to stick around for more than just a few years. Seeo has found that some corporate investors are willing to bet on next-generation batteries.
The Hayward, CA-based company,... Read more »
As many as 30 Houston tech startups could receive $25,000 in investment next year thanks to the McNair Houston Ignition Fund.
The fund is sponsored by the McNair Group, a financial and real estate firm owned by Houston Texans owner Bob... Read more »
A security startup that detects anomalous cyber behavior and a life sciences company that makes 3D liver tissue for use in drug toxicity testing were among eight San Diego companies that won engraved Lucite trophies last night for the most innovative... Read more »
Houston’s Mercury Fund has raised its third fund, totaling $105 million in commitments.
The closing of Mercury Fund III, which made its first investment in October 2013 and its last a year later, brings the firm’s total capital under management to... Read more »
It’s not every day that a wind energy startup attracts investment from a telecom company, but that’s exactly how Altaeros Energies financed its Series A round.
Altaeros said today that Japan-based telecom company SoftBank invested $7 million in the Somerville, MA-based... Read more »
Milwaukee has made efforts over the past several years to establish itself as a global hub for water technology, a push that gained momentum last year with the opening of The Water Council’s Global Water Center and the launch of a... Read more »
The holiday season is upon us, but there’s been no shortage of news from Wisconsin’s technology and innovation sector. It’s time to catch up on the latest announcements:
—Gener8tor, the startup accelerator that holds programs in Madison and Milwaukee, has raised... Read more »
The role of the trillions of microbes in the human body is poorly understood—and that’s even more so in plants. A growing number of companies are trying to harness the power of microscopic bugs that live in and around plants to... Read more »
Trying to run an electric car from solar cells on the car’s roof makes no sense—or so I thought. Earlier this week, I met with Daniel Theobald, the CTO of healthcare company Vecna, who has been driving a solar-powered Volkswagen bus... Read more »