Bain Capital Ventures has raised $1 billion to pour into technology companies large and small across a swath of industries, the largest single round of fundraising in the firm’s history.
The... Read more »
[Updated 11/13/18, 12:05 pm, with executive comments throughout.] The data storage wars rage on.
Boston-based primary data storage and backup provider ClearSky Data has raised $20 million in new... Read more »
[Updated 11/12/18, 10:31 am, with deal terms.] Athenahealth has reached an agreement to be bought for approximately $5.7 billion in cash by private equity firms Veritas Capital and Evergreen... Read more »
Acquisitions, partnerships, and an FDA approval mark this week’s roundup in Boston technology news. Read on for more:
—Boston University is adding artificial intelligence education to its electrical and computer engineering... Read more »
Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt says the next five years of artificial intelligence and machine learning will be more like Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa than a self-driving sedan or a... Read more »
All-seeing orbs, a distant planet and source of a life-giving drug, interstellar faster-than-light space travel, a carbon-freezing technique used to lock away enemies.
The science fiction and fantasy creations—carbonite, palantir, Arrakis,... Read more »
So, your long-scrappy tech startup cashed a nine-figure check from a gaggle of venture capital types.
Launch a hiring spree? Land a beachhead in Europe? Squirrel some away for... Read more »
Venture funding rounds, a co-working center opening, and a shuttered ride-sharing service marked the Boston-area technology news this week. Read on for more.
—Freebird, a Cambridge, MA-based flight re-booking service, brought... Read more »
IntelyCare, a Massachusetts-based nurse-staffing platform for long-term care, assisted living, and rehabilitation facilities, has raised $10.8 million from venture investors, less than a week before voters weigh in on a new... Read more »
Before researchers at Google’s skunkworks labs embark on a new project, they decide when to kill it.
The technical and business teams set parameters for when to walk away from the... Read more »
The idea started with online complaints from voters in South Dakota, where applications for absentee ballots require the certification of a notary public.
The response from Pat Kinsel, founder and CEO... Read more »
Cybersecurity layoffs, higher import tariffs on robotic vacuum cleaners, funding deals, and a push for e-scooter regulations make up the pulse of technology news this week in Boston. Read on for... Read more »
The push by Boston e-commerce tech startup Privy to become a marketing Swiss army knife for online merchants has fueled a new $4.25 million funding round for the company. The money... Read more »
Boston startup DataRobot wrapped up a new $100 million funding round, injecting more cash into what was already one of the region’s biggest bets on machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Palo... Read more »
[Updated 10/19/18, 5:08 pm. See below.] Rumors of a Boston adtech sale, a top-level departure at IBM’s Watson Health business, more cash to boost A.I. startups, and Boeing backing... Read more »
The scientific interests of the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen led him to fund a pair of major research centers in the Boston area devoted to cracking mysteries of the human... Read more »