Detroit’s Techstars Mobility accelerator has announced its new cohort of startups working to advance technologies related to the movement of people and goods.
Eleven companies are participating in the program this year, and, in a Medium post, program director Ted... Read more »
In its early years, Uber was a headstrong force knocking down preconceived ideas about transportation and, along with Lyft, sparking the imaginations of countless entrepreneurs who are now building a new industry called “mobility.”
As it closes in on its first... Read more »
[Updated 8/17/18, 10:21 a.m. See below.] We’ll start the roundup this week with two drug approvals that came late last Friday. Both were landmarks for the companies receiving the nod, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and Amicus Therapeutics.
We also saw a... Read more »
Techstars, which works to advance early stage startups through 45 accelerator programs across the world, today announced its newest accelerator focused on construction and infrastructure materials.
The accelerator, located in Indianapolis, is being run in partnership with the Heritage Group... Read more »
Full Harvest, an online market for imperfect produce that previously would have been thrown out, announced it has raised $8.5 million in a Series A round of funding.
The funding was led by Spark Capital and includes investors such as Cultivian... 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 acquisition, and Analytics Pros will “transition” into AdSwerve in January... Read more »
Ford—one of the automakers competing in China’s huge car market—is now making a bid to provide China’s leading software infrastructure hub dedicated to streamlining transportation by connecting cars and riders with mobility services.
Ford’s recently acquired unit Autonomic, which co-created... Read more »
Two imminent FDA rulings on two separate drugs aren’t just noteworthy for the patients they’ll help, but the long and winding road their developers have taken to get to this point.
First is Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, which has spent 16 years and... Read more »
Artificial intelligence is poised to infiltrate nearly all aspects of human life. Given this development, technologists are focusing on how to ensure the technology usage is governed by ethics.
“The general rule is that power begets responsibility,” says Michael Stewart, founder... Read more »