Microbes designed by Ginkgo Bioworks are used in consumer products such as fragrances and beverages, and they’re undergoing research for applications in agriculture and medicine. The synthetic biology company has been pushing to expand its technology to more uses, and its... Read more »
San Diego has had plenty of businesses go public in recent years, but most have been life sciences companies.
Now software startup Tealium, which has about 215 employees at its San Diego headquarters, announced Wednesday it has added $55 million in... Read more »
Vertex Pharmaceuticals is best known for its cystic fibrosis franchise. But over the past several years Vertex has been making inroads elsewhere, and a deal it is announcing this morning continues that strategy.
Vertex (NASDAQ: VRTX), of Boston, will pay... Read more »
CrowdStrike, the cybersecurity company that identified the two Russian government-linked hacker groups that invaded the Democratic National Committee (DNC)’s network during the 2016 presidential campaign, filed publicly for an initial public offering on Tuesday.
Sunnyvale, CA-based CrowdStrike sells cloud-based security... Read more »
Algorithmia was founded on the idea that lots of people who write algorithms, from academics to private sector employees, have good products but no way to commercialize them. It launched in 2014 as a marketplace for people who want to buy... Read more »
[Updated 5/17/19, 3:56 pm ET. See below.] As climate change brings more extreme and unpredictable weather, the stakes for improving the ability to track and forecast atmospheric conditions are rising.
That has contributed to a growing interest in startups... Read more »
Let’s catch up with the latest innovation news in Texas.
—Innowatts, an AI-focused energy tech company in Houston, has closed an $18.2 million Series B funding round, according to a press release. The investment was led by Energy Impact... Read more »
In business sectors such as warehouse operations, automation may put a company’s current employees out of work in some cases. In the cybersecurity sector, automation can take up a multitude of tasks without displacing any staffers—because there aren’t enough qualified humans... Read more »
Spring is always a busy time for Michigan’s innovation community, so let’s catch up on recent tech and entrepreneurial news below:
—Last year, we reported on the Gilbert Family Foundation, a charitable organization founded by Quicken Loans chairman Dan Gilbert... Read more »