RideScout, an Austin, TX-based transportation app, announced Tuesday that it has acquired GlobeSherpa, a ticketing app based in Portland, OR.
GlobeSherpa operates a mobile book-and-pay service in three U.S. cities: Portland, San Francisco, and Chicago. RideScout was founded four years ago... Read more »
Here is the latest innovation news in Texas:
—Officials with South By Southwest were in Houston recently drumming up support for the upcoming V2V event in Las Vegas next month, as well as launch the Panel Picker program for next year’s... Read more »
When trying to solve a problem, people often disregard possible solutions because they don’t seem to make sense. But in doing so, their brains may prevent them from solving certain problems—in particular, those that involve vast amounts of data. That’s part... Read more »
The Texas Medical Center has said that its accelerator TMCx aims to boost fledgling healthcare startups. On Tuesday, the young inventors getting a boost were aged eight and nine.
About 100 students from the British International School of Houston had a... Read more »
By now you’ve had a day or two to meet Exome, Xconomy’s new place for all things life sciences, health, and biotech, which launched Monday. Let me amend that. Some things are new, which I’ll get to in a moment, but... Read more »
In the strange times category of today’s innovation news, a preview of IPO activity through the first half of 2015 suggests that market bubbles don’t always rise.
In fact, the total number of IPO deals and proceeds actually sank through the... Read more »
Austin, TX, has made its mark as a tech hub but lately the city’s life sciences community is gaining some critical mass.
One of the primary factors? The installation of the new Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at... Read more »
We’re sharing everything these days. Rides. Spare rooms. Pictures of things wrapped in bacon. Our thoughts, 24 hours a day. Next up: Cancer data?
It can’t come soon enough for Charles Sawyers. Sawyers is one of the world’s most decorated cancer... Read more »
It’s been a jam-packed few months for Flagship Ventures, one of the Boston area’s most well-known biotech startup creators.
The Cambridge, MA-based VC firm just raised a $537 million fund of its own, and recently became a founding investor in the... Read more »
Techstars events across the nation draw plenty of fanfare, from venture capitalists searching for emerging businesses to engineers looking for a job and maybe a free drink, too.
In Austin, TX, on Wednesday, the local chapter of Techstars held a demo... Read more »