Let’s catch up with the latest innovation news in Texas.
—The Texas Medical Center’s accelerator TMCx graduated its seventh class of startups, 23 health IT companies which included nine international startups. Erik Halvorsen, director of the TMC Innovation Institute, said that... Read more »
We’ll soon find out if Wall Street has the appetite for investing in alternative meat technology.
Beyond Meat, a maker of plant-based meat products, has filed for an IPO. The El Segundo, CA-based company set a preliminary target of $100 million... Read more »
On November 4-6, Xconomy organized a meeting of the minds—an elite gathering of leaders in technology, business, healthcare, education, and energy—to discuss and demonstrate the key trends in their fields, heading into next year.
Our expert speakers and attendees at X·CON... Read more »
Wonolo, which runs a marketplace where companies can find fill-in staffers for jobs like stocking store shelves and warehouse chores, announced Monday that it raised $32 million in a Series C funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures.
Bain... Read more »
Before everyone tucks into turkey later this week, let’s catch up on some recent headlines from Wisconsin’s high-tech sectors:
—Wisconsin-based Gener8tor, which runs a network of programs that train and invest in startups, continues to expand. Its latest offering is the... Read more »
Connect, the longstanding nonprofit organization that runs one of San Diego’s best-known startup accelerator programs, said Thursday that Tega Therapeutics CEO Tim Scott will become chairman of its board of directors on Dec. 1.
Scott has a long history with the... Read more »
[Updated 11/16/18, 2:15 pm. see below] Accelerators and apprenticeships, venture deals and partnerships. Here’s a roundup of Boston technology news bits from the week. Read on:
—Nonprofit tech accelerator MassChallenge is toying with launching a for-profit entity to... Read more »
Thanksgiving is around the corner and this week delivered a bounty of deals that have a number of life science companies expressing their thanks a little early.
One deal saw a company land a whopping $800 million upfront for a rights... Read more »
Shyft Technologies, a Seattle-based startup that has developed a software platform for retail and hospitality workers, and their employers, says it has raised $6.5 million in new funding to further develop its product.
Two venture capital firms based in the Seattle... Read more »
[Updated 5:20 p.m. See below.] Having to wait for a package to arrive generally doesn’t result in severe consequences, besides perhaps a feeling of frustration.
Some deliveries, however, are only useful if they arrive on time.
Logistics startup Airspace... Read more »
If you thought Siemens’ $730 million purchase of Boston-based business app developer Mendix would have locked the digital company’s focus onto the factory floor, CEO Derek Roos wants you to know you’re wrong.
The reality, Roos claims, is that the Mendix... Read more »
[Updated, 11/15/18, 2:06 p.m. ET. See below.] Arena Pharmaceuticals continued its comeback Thursday, netting a whopping $800 million up front in a deal that hands United Therapeutics another experimental drug for the rare disorder pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
The... Read more »
As word trickled out that North Texas was likely one of three finalists for Amazon’s “HQ2,” Chris Wallace felt optimistic about the region’s prospects.
After all, the tech giant had said its priorities included a skilled workforce, logistics infrastructure, and a... Read more »