PellePharm now has a partner to finance late-stage clinical tests of its experimental treatment for a rare skin cancer that has no FDA-approved drug treatment.
Denmark-based LEO Pharma has agreed to pay $70 million to PellePharm for the biotech startup’s Phase... Read more »
The food we buy in grocery stores and restaurants has a story to tell about where it came from and each step it took on its journey to your dinner table. Blockchain technology can help tell that tale.
The story many... Read more »
Hundreds of red, “dockless” electronic bikes appeared on the streets of San Diego and Seattle on Monday, the latest cities in which Uber introduced its e-bike program, Jump. The expansion comes days after Uber began rolling out the bike-sharing service across... Read more »
Cibus, which has developed a proprietary gene-editing technology that tweaks crops’ DNA to improve yield, is planning to make its public market debut.
The San Diego-based biotech set a preliminary $100 million target for its IPO in documents filed with securities... Read more »
A young Wisconsin venture capital firm has raised more than $23 million for its first fund, and plans to soon begin drawing on the pool of money to back startups based in the state.
Rock River Capital Partners said in a... Read more »
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 »