Global startup launcher Techstars plans to run a program next year in Oslo, with Norwegian state-owned energy giant Statoil, focused on startups working in the energy industry.
Artificial intelligence technologies are evolving at a rapid pace, remaking everything from vehicles to video games. An Indianapolis startup called Costello, armed with $1 million in investment capital, is launching this month to bring A.I. to deal management software, which... Read more »
Here’s a look at recent news from some of Washington state’s grid modernization and energy storage players, including Itron’s planned acquisition of Silver Spring Networks; a big energy storage project in the Mojave Desert for Seattle-based Doosan GridTech; and a bolus... Read more »
Enterprise data storage software company Qumulo is making its technology available in Amazon’s public cloud for the first time starting Tuesday, fulfilling the promise of its cloud-inspired name five years after it emerged from Seattle’s early-2000s data storage success story.
The... Read more »
Research that happens at the intersection of different fields can lead to new innovations that tackle pressing problems in the life sciences. This year’s finalists in the Innovation at the Intersection category show the value of bringing different disciplines—engineering and biology,... Read more »
A five-year effort launched by a top Microsoft executive to unite some of the Pacific Rim’s top educational institutions and businesses came to fruition Thursday with the grand opening of the Global Innovation Exchange in Bellevue, WA.
The graduate education program... Read more »
Startups in Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia can look forward to more regional networking and, perhaps, an increased pool of investment capital under a pair of initiatives announced Tuesday.
The Cascadia Innovation Network, spearheaded by the Canadian Consulate General in Seattle,... Read more »
Amazon lists one requirement in the stunning request for proposals it issued Thursday, which invites cities across North America to compete to host a second corporate headquarters for the tech and commerce giant.
Economic development officials are justifiably salivating at the... Read more »
A top prize in American biomedical science was awarded today to two scientists for their discoveries that led to the development of a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which prevents cervical cancer caused by the sexually transmitted virus.
Douglas Lowy (pictured right),... Read more »
San Diego’s MEI Pharma (NASDAQ: MEIP) has agreed to pay $2.9 million upfront to Seattle-based Presage Biosciences for exclusive worldwide rights for the anti-cancer drug candidate voruciclib, which has shown some promise in a small, early stage study of patients... Read more »
Novartis said Wednesday that it would not charge for its newly approved cellular immunotherapy, tisagenlecleucel (Kymriah)—the first so-called CAR-T product to ever come to market—if it fails to help patients within a month. If the cell therapy, approved for kids with... Read more »
Two of the biggest names in tech—Cortana and Alexa—are getting together.
The makers of these two intelligent, voice-enabled assistants—Seattle’s tech giants, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), respectively—said Wednesday they are collaborating to make it easier to access... Read more »
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Founder, President, and Chief Scientific Officer, The Infectious Disease Research Institute
Founder and CEO, Lighter Capital
Chief Revenue Officer, RealGames North America
Founder and President, North Coast Biologics
Co-Founder and CEO, Seattle Genetics
CEO and Founder, Intellectual Ventures
Venture Partner, OrbiMed Advisors
VP of New Ventures, Trulia
Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Washington