Austin—BuildGroup, a firm dedicated to investing in young software startups, announced Tuesday that it has raised $330 million.
The investors are individuals from Texas, Colorado, and Utah, said Lanham Napier, BuildGroup’s co-founder and CEO. Napier, former CEO of Rackspace Hosting... Read more »
Since President Trump announced his plan last month to lower prescription drug prices, a lot of rumors have been flying around that cuts are coming from certain companies, such as those that make insulin for diabetes patients. Those rumors haven’t materialized... Read more »
Zurex Pharma, a Middleton, WI-based company developing antimicrobial products for preventing infections acquired in hospitals, clinics, and home care settings, says it has raised $9 million in new funding. Zurex says it plans to use some of the proceeds from the... Read more »
Less than a year after Jibo began shipping its long-awaited “social robot” to consumers, the startup has reportedly laid off almost all of its employees.
A Jibo spokesperson told BostInno that the company recently carried out a “significant reduction” in... Read more »
Lola, an e-commerce startup that focuses on women’s reproductive health, has raised $24 million.
The Series B round of funding was led by ACG with participation from earlier investors Spark Capital, Lerer Hippeau, and Brand Foundry Ventures. Among the startup’s initial... Read more »
Sage Therapeutics has announced a potential fast path to approval for an experimental depression drug—as well as plans to treat patients with it for just two weeks until they feel relief, not chronically as with other treatments for the disease.
After... Read more »
The source of your eye discomfort might be cradled in your hands. If you’re like many people, your eyes spend much of the day fixed on digital displays. Before reading this, maybe you watched videos on a tablet or scanned social... Read more »
Amazon is fundamentally disrupting how and where we shop, but in-store retail still has life in it.
The Seattle e-commerce giant is “a hefty competitor, but that doesn’t mean brands and retailers don’t have the ability to fight back,” says Kay... Read more »