San Antonio—Dura Holdings is trying to put a different spin on the model of acquiring and improving a business that has either underperformed or may have room to grow.
San Antonio-based Dura buys software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies with recurring revenue and... Read more »
Analog Devices, the 53-year-old semiconductor company, threw a party Tuesday afternoon to celebrate its new technology incubator in Boston, dubbed the Analog Garage—an homage to the innovations that have originated in garages, basements, and other “nondescript quarters” of the world, as... Read more »
The new, independent, healthcare-focused company Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase plan to launch made a big splash when it was first announced in January, but few details have emerged since.
On Wednesday, the trio of American business heavyweights revealed... Read more »
Dallas—Alyce Alston, a veteran of the digital media and publishing industries, officially took over the reins of the Dallas Entrepreneur Center Wednesday.
“I’ve always been an innovator within large organizations and then with startups after that,” she says. “I have... Read more »
NGINX Inc., a Web application delivery platform company built on the open-source Web server NGINX, announced today it raised $43 million in a Series C fundraising to advance its system for helping clients modernize their websites.
The funding round,... Read more »
CrowdStrike, a Silicon Valley cybersecurity company that fends off hackers by patrolling the edge devices connected to a network, announced today it raised $200 million in a financing round that sets the company’s valuation at more than $3 billion.
Sunnyvale,... Read more »
Like a good cup of coffee, Seattle’s life sciences ecosystem is a balanced blend of complementary parts: research to find the underpinnings of disease, and information technology that helps scientists make sense of the data. That convergence was on display last... Read more »
CVS Health said Tuesday that it has expanded its prescription-drug delivery service nationwide. Customers of the Rhode Island-based retail pharmacy giant, which operates about 9,800 stores in the U.S., will be able to get their medications, as well as over-the-counter items,... Read more »
LoftSmart, a website that helps college students find off-campus housing, has raised $12.9 million in an equity funding round, according to a securities filing.
New York-based LoftSmart lets students search for and review properties typically rented by students, leaving feedback... Read more »
Roche this morning agreed to acquire the part of Foundation Medicine it didn’t already own, another big vote of confidence in tests that analyze a patient’s cancer genes and the drugs that can target them.
Roche will pay $137 per share,... Read more »
It’s far too early to say whether gene therapy can treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a deadly genetic disease. But the first clinical data have arrived, with Sarepta Therapeutics today reporting encouraging preliminary results from three patients.
Sarepta (NASDAQ: SRPT), of... Read more »
Boston-based ezCater, which runs an online food-ordering service for businesses, said today it has $100 million in new money. The Series D financing round was led by Wellington Management Company, with previous investors including Iconiq Capital and Insight Venture Partners... Read more »
Catch up on news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines:
—Foxconn paid nearly $15 million for an office building in downtown Milwaukee that will serve as the company’s North American headquarters, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. The location... Read more »