Blockchain and cryptocurrency advocates have been waiting for large financial institutions to shed their wariness and begin investing meaningful amounts of money into the emerging technology. The sector may have gotten a significant catalyst on Monday, when Fidelity Investments announced it... Read more »
There have been a flurry of announcements of new fundings for Texas startups. Let’s get caught up with the latest innovation news.
—Hail Merry, a Dallas maker of raw, plant-based snacks, has raised a little over $1... Read more »
Reflexion Health, which has developed a “virtual physical therapy” system for patients recovering from surgery, said results from a randomized controlled clinical trial completed by nearly 300 people showed patients who used the technology saved the healthcare industry an average of... Read more »
Fusion Coolant Systems, the Canton, MI-based industrial tech startup spun out of the University of Michigan, has raised an $8 million Series C funding round. The investment was led by Material Impact, a Boston venture capital firm, and Michigan... Read more »
More days than not, Michael Colaneri’s home is a hotel room. So innovations like “geolocation” sensors that automatically unlock his room door and adjust the thermostat when he’s nearby make the constant change easier—sometimes.
“My experience has been exceptionally inconsistent,” he... Read more »
MIT is making another significant investment in artificial intelligence. The Institute announced Monday that it will establish a new college on its Cambridge, MA, campus—the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing—that will serve as an interdisciplinary hub for advancing ideas... Read more »
A few weeks ago, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals indicated it might seek a speedy FDA approval for what could be the second-ever RNA interference medicine to market. After meeting with regulators, however, the Cambridge, MA, company has come up with a different plan.... Read more »
Roche, the world’s biggest cancer drug company, selected the technology of startup SQZ Biotechnologies to help it develop new cellular therapies for cancer. Three years after that drug alliance started, the partners are now broadening the immune cells covered by... Read more »