Alexion Pharmaceuticals’ flagship drug has made a strong case it can treat yet another rare disease, and the company is now mapping out plans to file for approval in the U.S. and other regions.
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Managing Director, D.E. Shaw and Co., L.P.
Director, Silicon Flatirons Centers' Entrepreneurship Initiative
Equillium, a biotech startup developing treatments for immune system disorders—including an immune response that affects some transplant recipients—is preparing for an IPO to finance tests of its lead drug.
The company set a preliminary IPO target of $86 million, according to... Read more »
TitleTownTech, a soon-to-be-launched joint venture between the NFL’s Green Bay Packers and tech giant Microsoft, has hit the brakes on a startup accelerator the two organizations had previously said they planned to run together.
Sigstr, the Indianapolis-based marketing tech startup, announced this week that it has raised $4 million in new venture funding. The round was led by Edison Partners, with participation from past investors, including Hyde Park Venture Partners, HubSpot Ventures... Read more »
San Antonio — Life science groups, city officials, and research institutes in San Antonio are organizing an effort to commercialize more scientific developments coming out of the city’s military organizations.
The goal of the project is to develop an alliance between... Read more »
Convoy, an online marketplace that connects shippers with freight truck fleets and independent drivers, announced today it raised $185 million in a Series C fundraising round led by CapitalG, the growth equity investment fund of Alphabet, Google’s parent company.
With... Read more »
Catch up on news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines:
Austin—An Austin real estate investment company has launched a buyer-focused, online residential home search business called Bungalo Technologies.
Amherst, a business that uses data and analytics to invest billions of dollars into public securities and residential and commercial real estate,... Read more »
May Mobility, the Detroit-based startup putting self-driving shuttles on urban streets, today announced it will soon begin operations in a new city: Columbus, OH.
May has operated autonomous shuttles in downtown Detroit since June, providing transportation to employees of Bedrock,... Read more »
[Updated 9/19/18, 3:40 p.m. See below.] Tiny Rhode Island and its capital city Providence have always punched above their weight, for better or for worse.
Better: Little Rhody’s founder Roger Williams, fleeing religious persecution in 17th-century puritanical Massachusetts, was... Read more »