When Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz founded their namesake venture firm in 2009, they laid out a clear-but-narrow vision for investing in a new wave of Web-based innovation.
Andreessen, in particular, espoused a net-centric view that was absolute. “No clean tech,... Read more »
Here’s a look at recent news from around Michigan’s innovation hubs:
—When we last spoke to Grand Rapids-based Varsity News Network earlier this year, the company—which connects K-12 student athletes, parents, and coaches—told us it expected to release a “version... Read more »
This week in Boston, we’re tracking new funds for software companies, the latest happenings in the local robotics sector, and an update in an Akamai patent lawsuit. Read on for details.
—PatientPing said it raised $9.6 million in a round led by... Read more »
The problems in healthcare are vast, and the potential solutions are wide-ranging.
But as we saw at Xconomy’s annual Healthcare Summit this week, tackling today’s challenges in healthcare requires a combination of good ideas, laser focus, and plenty of help from... Read more »
Epic Systems, based in the Madison, WI, area, has been described as an “unwitting contributor” to the local healthtech startup ecosystem it helped spawn and now towers over. But that reputation could begin to shift, if a partnership unveiled Tuesday... Read more »
Last week, we announced that a stealth company would make its public debut at this afternoon’s (Tuesday, November 17) Healthcare Summit at the Broad Institute in Kendall Square. Now we can tell you that the company is Codiak BioSciences and... Read more »
Two great new speakers—one of whom will bring a major new company out of stealth mode—have just joined the lineup for Tuesday’s Healthcare Summit 2015. If you were on the fence before, you should get off it fast. If you are interested in the... Read more »
Wisconsin has a ways to go if it wishes to be seen as a hotbed for entrepreneurship nationally. The Badger State finished dead last in the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s state rankings for startup activity. While there are some positive... Read more »
We are getting down to the wire for the third annual Xconomy Healthcare Summit. This unique event, offering a comprehensive view across the healthcare spectrum from some of the country’s leading innovators and healthcare companies, takes place a week from tomorrow,... Read more »
When it comes to placing targeted online advertisements, it’s sometimes necessary to connect the dots to identify what a user wants or needs.
Justin Hartzman is co-founder and CEO of Needls, a Toronto-based startup that serves personalized ads based on the... Read more »