It was a beautiful, brisk fall day last Tuesday at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, MA. Xconomy took over the entire museum for the day for our second, invitation-only Healthcare Summit. The day featured a series of chats... Read more »
New York-based startup Unroll.Me, which helps people unsubscribe from unwanted e-mails, said Monday it was acquired by Slice, a Palo Alto-based developer of an e-commerce and package tracking app. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Unroll.Me, founded... Read more »
Hosting the second annual Health Wildcatters pitch day at the 1920s-era Majestic Theater in Dallas made sense, said the accelerator’s co-founder Carl Soderstrom, as he asked the crowd to consider the innovators who had previously graced the stage.
Soderstrom gestured to... Read more »
Polaris Partners, a Boston-based venture capital firm with heavy historical ties to MIT’s biotech research labs, has raised $450 million for a seventh fund.
The new fund is slightly larger than the $400 million targeted in initial SEC filings earlier... Read more »
Seven ventures from the Blackstone LaunchPad business development initiative at Walsh College in Troy, MI, have been recognized as up-and-coming startups by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA). As part of the MBPA’s Best of MichBusiness awards program, companies that make... Read more »
Among the slew of challenges in drug development, there’s this: how can you efficiently get a big molecule, like a protein or nucleic acid, into a cell?
That quandary has bedeviled a number of efforts to make and deliver drugs over... Read more »
If there was a theme to Bill Aulet’s swing through San Diego last week, it was that entrepreneurship is a skill that can be learned.
But that doesn’t necessarily mean that entrepreneurship can be taught. In fact, if there was a... Read more »
Could the federal government finally be creating something like the startup visa, the long-stalled immigration reform that would make it easier for entrepreneurs from foreign countries to start companies in the U.S.?
The door to that possibility might have opened slightly... Read more »
At a gathering held for reporters last night in New York, folks from Verizon Wireless sought to talk up some of the ways the wireless carrier works with third-party technology developers.
Nothing groundbreaking was announced, yet Verizon Wireless of Basking Ridge, NJ, seemed... Read more »