[Updated 12/12/17, 5:51 pm. See below.] Global automotive technology supplier Aptiv is planting a bigger flag in Boston.
Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) is one of the most important technologies underpinning the development of driverless cars. LiDAR systems feed raw sensor data to the car’s brain, creating a 3D picture of the surrounding environment and enabling autonomous vehicles to... Read more »
Whether you think self-driving cars are the stuff of science fiction or a potentially paradigm-shifting new form of transportation, autonomous vehicles are coming—and the companies developing them are spending big money to make it happen.
A few years ago, industry analysts... Read more »
This week, the University of Michigan’s Zell Lurie Institute announced a new program called Michigan Academy for the Development of Entrepreneurs (MADE), which aims to help business owners in developing nations to grow and thrive.
The program, which has been established... Read more »
[Corrected, 12/11/17, 1 p.m. ET. See below.] On Monday we posted the first part of our look at what should be some of 2018’s most important clinical data, including trials for lung cancer, heart disease, melanoma, Alzheimer’s disease,... Read more »
Austin—Seven years ago, Scott Hanson was a student at University of Michigan who was hoping to raise a few hundred thousand dollars for Ambiq Micro, his fledgling startup that aimed to make low-powered microcontrollers.
Author, investor, and AOL co-founder Steve Case today announced a new $150 million venture fund aimed at pumping investment capital into tech companies in so-called flyover states. Contributing to the fund is an impressive group of some of the most successful... Read more »
Genesis Innovation Group, a Holland, MI-based collective of venture investors focused on early-stage medical device startups, is raising a new $10 million fund called Cultivate(MD) Capital Fund I.
Genesis is not the typical venture capital firm. In an interview earlier this... Read more »
If Wednesday’s hearing for Health and Human Services Secretary Nominee Alex Azar is any indication, reining in drug prices and insurance premiums are the policy priorities that will guide Congress’s interaction with the department under a new leader.
For the better... Read more »
Genomenon, a University of Michigan spinout developing analytics and data visualization software for the genomics industry, last week announced it has created an evidence-based cancer gene panel using automated machine learning techniques.
Gene panels are used by clinicians to analyze... Read more »
Midtown Detroit hosted two events this week that are among the biggest in the Southeast Michigan startup community: the Michigan Venture Capital Association’s annual awards gala, and the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, where 36 early-stage tech companies competed for... Read more »
When automotive supplier Delphi forked over approximately $450 million to buy Boston-based software startup NuTonomy last month, it was the latest in a spate of high-dollar acquisitions involving companies that develop self-driving technologies. NuTonomy, founded by MIT researchers, was only four... Read more »
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