New York’s innovation scene has a number of things going its way—from investors with deep pockets to mature industries ripe for disruption. Yet access to robust data connections, vital to the development of many startups, is catch-as-catch-can here.
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Things just got real for a new accelerator in New York.
Ten startups were announced today, all working on ideas for networked electronics, for the inaugural R/GA Connected Device Accelerator class. The plan is to build companies to be part of... Read more »
Boston’s biotech cluster is light years ahead of the one the Big Apple is hoping to form. But the two geographic rivals are both getting help from big pharmaceutical companies to bolster their respective life sciences ecosystems.
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Scientists have tried for decades to coax the body’s immune system to hunt down and kill cancer cells, much in the same way it fights viruses and bacteria. The idea has always been to create a standard treatment against tumors that’s... Read more »
Landing the right introductions can change the fortunes of startups.
That can mean getting a big-name customer or finding the perfect developer to join the team. But making that first, important contact is a challenge for many founders.
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OncoMed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: OMED) may be a long ways away from actually winning FDA approval of a product, but it just got a big vote of confidence from Celgene that it’s on the right track with its cancer stem cell... Read more »
With the gifting frenzy now underway, some companies in 3D printing want their goods on more consumers’ wish lists.
Naturally grandma can knit scarves for everyone, but what if she busts out with custom-made jewelry or figurines this year? That is... Read more »
Lots of biotech companies today say they want to be great for a long, long time. But which of today’s companies are actually doing it? Which ones are truly visionary, and built to last?
These questions have been on my mind... Read more »
British publishers and marketers are about to get more help from a U.S. player in search.
New York-based Vertical Search Works, a developer of semantic search technology, announced Tuesday it opened a London office to lead its expansion in the European... Read more »
Plenty of ways exist to collaborate on stories but AuthorBee has taken the task to tweets.
The platform from the New York-based startup lets individuals and businesses interact with and crowdsource ideas from the public. Last week, AuthorBee introduced its @AuthorBee... Read more »