It takes a healthy imagination to pinpoint all the cybersecurity risks baked into today’s Internet-connected, cloud-managed, Web-hungry world—let alone even start to plan for the vulnerabilities, attack strategies, and potent defenses for the future.
On April 8, Xconomy is bringing together... Read more »
The first-ever marketed medicine for the fatty liver disease known as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH, could be on the horizon. The data, from a closely watched drug known as obeticholic acid, aren’t perfect. But they are nonetheless expected by the drug’s... Read more »
Stealth BioTherapeutics has popped up on the radar with a $78 million IPO to fund clinical trials for drugs treating rare mitochondrial disorders.
Shares of Stealth Bio (NASDAQ: MITO) made their stock market debut Friday at $12 apiece, which was... Read more »
—Pinpoint, an Austin startup that makes analytics tool to measure software engineering’s contribution to businesses, has raised $13.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners. Other investors include Storm Ventures, Boldstart Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Slack... Read more »
Bayer has just reclaimed some rights to two drugs from Loxo Oncology, which means it’s going to take more work for Loxo’s buyer, Eli Lilly, to justify the $8 billion it is paying for the company.
Lilly (NYSE: LLY) this... Read more »
[Updated 6:35 p.m. PT. See below.] Section 32, a venture capital firm headquartered near San Diego that launched in 2017 with a $151 million fund, has had a big month.
The firm, based in San Diego’s coastal Cardiff-by-the-Sea community, was started... Read more »
Google confirmed this week that it will expand its satellite office in Madison, WI, as part of a $13 billion investment in data centers and offices nationwide in 2019.
Xconomy reported Jan. 31 that the Bay Area tech giant intends to... Read more »
No longer solely the provenance of hippie or outlaw types, the U.S. cannabis industry has become more sophisticated and tech-enabled as it has come out of the shadows over the past decade. Michigan voters pushed the state to joined the ranks... Read more »
General Electric may have backed off its plans for Boston, but at least it’s not leaving town. A student loan startup in Boston eyes help from Capitol Hill. Deals, fundings, and founders moving on. The week in Boston tech is here:... Read more »
While politicians continue to debate what kind of healthcare system is best for the American people, the mostly U.S.-based pharmaceutical industry is trying to convince those same politicians—and anyone else who will listen—that what’s good for the industry is also good... Read more »
Here are some of the latest headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation community:
—FluGen, a Madison-based company trying to develop a universal influenza vaccine, announced topline, preliminary data from a Phase 2 study that demonstrated its M2SR vaccine proved effective in countering a... Read more »
Too many people treat pet adoption like a one-night stand.
“You look at a dog, and see his eyes, and think he’s cute,” says Tama Lundquist, co-president of Houston PetSet, an organization that works with about 70 animal shelters in the... Read more »
Some people relish the opportunity to give feedback to individuals and organizations that have served them—think Yelp and Google users who rate every restaurant where they’ve eaten. Others may be less eager to evaluate a recent Uber trip, for example, but... Read more »