Last time I caught up with Waltham, MA-based GSN Digital, the digital games unit of the Game Show Network was seeing its Facebook business really start to heat up. About... Read more »
Angel investors play a crucial role in any startup ecosystem, by making bets on companies at their earliest stages—to help them develop prototypes, get through beta phases, and attract early customers... Read more »
[Updated 10/3/12 1:05 pm. See below.] Venture funding, acquisitions, and partnership news has been breaking in the last week among New England IT and Web companies.
—Speech communication software giant Nuance... Read more »
Before getting involved with the women’s angel investing group Golden Seeds, former Wall Streeter Peggy Wallace was “fascinated by the question of where was the female Warren Buffet, of why we... Read more »
Drug development, financing, and acquisition news was big in the New England biotech and health IT scenes this week.
—InVivo Therapeutics, a developer of treatments for spinal cord injury, celebrated the... Read more »
Acquisitions in the software space were big in the past week, as were financing deals for other New England IT startups.
—RSA, the Bedford, MA-based security software division of EMC (NYSE:... Read more »
SimpliVity, a newly de-stealthed Westborough, MA-based startup, is announcing today that it has pulled in a $25 million Series B round of financing, led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Return... Read more »
The Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche announced yesterday that that it will locate its new Translational Clinical Research Center in the West Tower at the Alexandria Center for Life Science in Manhattan.... Read more »
Grants, acquisitions, partnerships, and venture funding news was seen throughout the New England drug and devices industries this week.
—Natick, MA-based Boston Scientific (NASDAQ: BSX) said that it signed a... Read more »
The New York-based startup Pixable, a provider of social photo sharing technology, is being acquired by Singapore Telecommunications for $26.5 million. Pixable has raised about $6.6 million from investors that... Read more »
The last week has been full of acquisitions and funding news from New England’s robotics and IT industries.
—Late last week Lilliputian Systems, a Wilmington, MA-based developer of portable power technology... Read more »
It seems that New York innovators in every slice of the city’s tech scene have been making news this week, so we’ve rounded up some of the top items we’ve come... Read more »
Yesterday the Lexington, MA-based e-retail startup Daily Grommet revealed it had closed a Series B round of funding led by Rakuten, a Japanese e-commerce and Internet giant with CEO Hiroshi “Mickey”... Read more »
In theory, Tony Longo is one of the last people who should be making bad decisions about which block to live on. He founded an online brokerage firm called CondoDomain (recently... Read more »
Plenty of public New England life sciences companies have been making headlines this week.
—Anesthesia drug developer Annovation BioPharma socked away $8 million in funding from Atlas Venture, Partners Innovation Fund,... Read more »
Most entrepreneurs don’t cite laziness as the inspiration for their business. But Oisin Hanrahan, founder of Handybook.com, says he and co-founder/roommate Umang Dua hated doing things like cleaning up their apartment... Read more »
Startups in the biotech, biofuels, analytics, and e-commerce spaces have been inking deals in the last week.
—An SEC filing revealed that Forma Therapeutics, a Watertown, MA-based developer of cancer drugs,... Read more »
The last time New York held its Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, this past February, fashion designer-turned entrepreneur Louis Monoyudis launched his online platform for bringing consumers into the apparel design process.
The... Read more »
Annovation BioPharma is announcing today that it has raised $8 million in a Series A funding to put toward the development of new therapies for anesthesia and critical care. The money... Read more »
Life sciences companies across New England announced personnel moves, clinical trial updates, development deals, and funding this week.
—Lexington, MA-based Pulmatrix announced it had promoted its chief scientific officer Robert Clarke... Read more »