Northwest tech deal-makers were busy this week, announcing several significant mergers and acquisitions before the unofficial end of summer. Amazon Web Services is buying Portland, OR-based Elemental Technologies. Microsoft is scooping up people analytics company VoloMetrix. And Zillow is spinning off... Read more »
What summer doldrums? It’s still not even Labor Day, yet the deals are already coming fast and furious. So fire up the grill and read on for some Series A rounds, crossover investments, data readouts, option-to-buy deals and more.
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There have been so many big headlines coming out of Boston this week—OK, really just one, about Tom Brady—that it’s been easy to miss some of them. With that in mind, here’s a roundup of some technology news of import:
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If you cover the technology startup industry, two words you are getting sick of seeing are “bubble” and “unicorn.”
In place of the former, you are hearing more about a coming “correction” in valuations and so forth.... Read more »
In the five years since it was founded, Mountain View, CA-based Scanadu has been blessed with a groundswell of support from some pretty diverse groups—ordinary folks, elite investors, Web innovators, and even Trekkies.
Now the company gets to bask in the... Read more »
Aspiring computer scientists, engineers, and health care professionals of modest means in Washington state have a better shot at a college education thanks to $21 million donated to a state scholarship fund by Microsoft and its former CEO, Steve Ballmer, matched... Read more »
Intellivisit, the Milwaukee-area virtual health startup that seeks to be the “digital front door” for sick patients wanting to report their symptoms, has signed three Midwestern customers, all of whom will start using the software in October, said founder and... Read more »
Here’s a look at innovation news you may have missed from across Michigan:
—Sapa Extrusions opened a new office in Birmingham, the company’s fourth North American Technology Center. At the facility, Sapa will work with the automotive industry to design... Read more »
In 2013, veteran investor and former Salesforce.com executive Matt Holleran quietly opened a specialized kind of venture firm that he suspects will become more common.
Cloud Apps Capital Partners focuses on a single market—Web-based software applications for businesses. It aims to... Read more »