Perhaps the most unexpected revelation to come out of the demo day event held by Detroit Venture Partners a few weeks ago was that Campless, a Philadelphia-based website that calls itself “the Kelley Blue Book for sneakers,” had been enticed... Read more »
Renovate America, a San Diego company that finances solar panel installations and other sustainability-focused imrpovements for residential and commercial buildings, said yesterday it has raised $90 million in a growth equity round led by DFJ Growth.
Founded in 2009 by J.P.... Read more »
As a fan of craft beer, I’ve been spoiled to live in places with plenty of savory options, between spending the past eight years in Wisconsin, and now with my new digs in Boston.
Every once in a while, I’m able... Read more »
Water on Mars or not, it’s generally not advisable to jump ship after interplanetary takeoff. Just ask Edward Kim, Stuart Wall, and Lawrence Hester.
Though no member of that trio is headed out of the stratosphere any time soon, each one... Read more »
New funding, an office relocation, and a grant to develop a new drug are among the announcements we’re watching this week in Wisconsin’s tech and innovation community. Here are the details:
—Exact Sciences (NASDAQ: EXAS) is set to move its... Read more »
North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park, for decades a source of inventions in technology and life sciences, is preparing to reinvent itself.
Founded through a collaboration of industry, government, and academia, the Park is turning to public-private partnerships once again to spark... Read more »
Here’s a big name to follow in the tech world: Tom Heiser. The longtime EMC executive has joined ClickSoftware Technologies, an Israel- and Burlington, MA-based software company, as its chief executive, effective Oct. 1.
Heiser (pictured) replaces interim CEO Paul... Read more »
San Francisco hosts so many freestanding computer programming schools and code bootcamps now that it’s hard to keep track of them all. But make room for another one.
A trio of alumni from France’s European Institute of Technology is launching the... Read more »
Aceable, an Austin, TX, startup with a driver’s education app for teens and other soon-to-be drivers, has raised an additional $3 million in seed funding.
The investment, which was led by Austin venture capital firm Silverton Partners, brings the startup’s total... Read more »
The University of Michigan’s student-led Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund has invested in Phasiq, a U-M spinout startup working on a cheaper, faster, more accurate way to test multiple health-indicator proteins in a single patient sample. The startup is particularly focused... Read more »