DoorDash has upped its valuation to $4 billion with a new $250 million financing round, five months after it raised $535 million to gain its “unicorn” status.
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Austin—[Updated 2:11 p.m. See below.] MassChallenge gave out $510,000 in cash to eight startups Wednesday, including to six early stage companies from Texas.
During an award ceremony in... Read more »
Best Buy is paying $800 million in cash for GreatCall, a San Diego-based healthtech company which private equity firm GTCR bought early last year.
GreatCall operates a virtual mobile telecommunications... Read more »
Austin—Bumble, the dating app maker that has expanded into other areas of social networking, has launched an investment fund focused on startups founded by women.
The Bumble Fund plans to... Read more »
Seattle-based Analytics Pros has sold to another Google-focused marketing company, Denver, CO-based AdSwerve, for $24 million in a private equity-backed deal, according to a company spokesman.
Boston-based Abry Partners funded the... Read more »
San Antonio—Earth Class Mail, a 14-year-old company that digitizes snail mail for businesses, has announced a few upgrades to its product, including search features, the ability to share content over... Read more »
[Corrected 2:30 p.m. See below.] Millendo Therapeutics, an Ann Arbor, MI-based biotech company developing drugs to treat endocrine diseases, is now a public company and has $30 million of... Read more »
SQZ Biotechnologies has landed its largest venture capital round yet: a $72 million Series C financing that the Watertown, MA-based company hopes can bring some of its experimental cell therapies into... Read more »
Austin—Blockchain record-tracking company Factom is taking a $6 million investment from an investment company that’s traded on a submarket of the London Stock Exchange.
FastForward Innovations announced it created what’s... Read more »
Actifio, a Waltham, MA-based data management startup that for years downplayed its development despite being worth hundreds of millions of dollars, has added another $100 million round of funding that brings... Read more »
Metal-making 3D printer company Digital Alloys has raised a $12.9 million Series B round of funding from venture investors and businesses that hope to benefit from the company’s manufacturing technology.
The... Read more »
A new generation of football helmet technology, designed with the specific aim of limiting life-threatening brain trauma, appears to be seeping into mainstream use.
One company, Seattle-based Vicis, appears to have... Read more »
Duo Security is set to be acquired by Cisco in a blockbuster deal worth about $2.35 billion.
The purchase will bring San Jose, CA-based Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO)—which sells a variety... Read more »
DocuSign plans to acquire Chicago-based contract software maker SpringCM for $220 million, the companies announced today, about three months after the San Francisco-based online document signature business raised $629 million in... Read more »
[Updated 5:35 p.m. See below.] DreamBox Learning, an edtech company that makes programs that help kids learn math, has agreed to take a $130 million investment from a fund... Read more »
San Antonio — Two former military healthcare researchers in San Antonio will receive awards for their work from a life sciences group that promotes the local industry.
Alan Peterson, who is... Read more »
Ah, Friday: The gateway to a relaxing weekend. If you’re reading this, it’s likely you’re starting your Friday off the right way with some casual reading.
Here’s a peek at some... Read more »
Qualcomm finally ended its almost two-year bid to acquire Dutch semiconductor maker NXP for as much as $44 billion last night, after it didn’t receive word from Chinese regulators about whether... Read more »
A group of Seattle entrepreneurs, who worked at flash sale site Zulily before it sold for $2.4 billion in 2015, are announcing a new company that has been developing a technology... Read more »
San Antonio—[Corrected 7/26/18, 2:06 p.m. See below.] A “pre-incubator” program launched earlier this year by two organizations seeking to stimulate startup activity in San Antonio has graduated its... Read more »