The venture capital arm of Milwaukee-based Robert W. Baird & Co. intends to raise $150 million for a fourth fund, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel first reported the news.
Baird has... Read more »
It’s not a stretch to say that NASA is on the vanguard of innovation. Still, even an innovative pioneer occasionally could use a little help from friends.
This past weekend, more than 100 hackers—including one man who came down to Houston... Read more »
For years, Silicon Valley capital has come to Austin in search of innovation. Now, a group of University of Texas professors are headed there to showcase campus-based innovations they think are worthy of investment.
UT has some embedded help familiar with... Read more »
A buyout offer for Accelrys, a new stem cell center of excellence, and an IPO. Not bad for one week of life sciences news. But wait, there’s more…
—French software developer Dassault Systèmes agreed to pay $750 million in cash to... Read more »
With an aging U.S. population and the push to control healthcare costs, entrepreneurs are rushing to develop innovative consumer health products that could help patients avoid expensive hospital visits.
But for some healthtech startups, a key question is how to design... Read more »
Here we are in early 2014, and it feels like a zeitgeist-y moment for the Boston tech scene. So I wanted to weigh in and connect a few dots around town—and get people thinking.
Last Friday, Care.com became the first local... Read more »
Getting specialty medications can be a big hassle. Dozens of pages of forms are required. Patients rely on call centers to find out the status of their prescriptions, and can go days wondering exactly when the next refill is coming. What... Read more »
The first time I heard about Evena Medical’s new computer-powered glasses, I immediately thought of two obvious user groups for them. Nurses, and vampires.
Good thing vampires aren’t real.
If you’re looking for veins, Evena’s glasses can reveal them with... Read more »
The next scientific discovery with the potential to revolutionize healthcare could come from anywhere, whether it’s a massive Boston hospital or a rural Midwestern clinic. But when it comes to the complicated process of taking those discoveries to market, a Boston... Read more »