[Updated 8:50 am, 6/21/19. See below.] Two weeks-worth of Boston tech news coming your way that covers new cash, executive moves, wary public sentiment on facial recognition, a mega-merger, and more.... Read more »
Life has been changing at Veracode so rapidly in the past two years that you could easily forgive someone for not remembering who owned the company on any given day.
Focused... Read more »
Insurance tech startup Hi Marley has landed $8.7 million from True Ventures and Underscore VC to extend its conversational AI tools to help people buy and manage their policies.
The Boston... Read more »
[Updated 12:01 pm, 6/11/18. See below.] The retreat underway in cybersecurity from the ramparts of the outward-facing firewall has spurred a crop of tech startups promising answer for... Read more »
[Updated 6/7/19, 9:50 am. See below.] Quite a range of topics in this week’s batch of Boston technology news: robot furniture, male fertility, airport car rental spats, as well... Read more »
A wave of funding crashed on Boston startups this week, as well as a major acquisition of a cybersecurity and threat intelligence company. Read on for more of this week’s Boston-area... Read more »
Recorded Future is being acquired by tech investor Insight Partners in a $780 million all-cash deal, the cyber-threat intelligence company announced this morning.
Insight Partners, a New York-based venture capital and... Read more »
There’s no shortage of financial software companies offering to plug into bank and investment accounts, chart out spending and income graphics, and let users construct monthly budgets or savings goals.
Familiar... Read more »
The Air Force and MIT partner on AI research. Meeting room tech raises more dough. “Autopilot” for 3D printers. And robot companies teaming up to fill your next ecommerce order. Read... Read more »
US-Israeli cybersecurity startup Guardicore is moving its American headquarters from San Francisco to Boston after hiring a Massachusetts marketing executive and raising a $60 million funding round.
The Tel Aviv-based company’s... Read more »
[Updated, 9:05 am. See below] Another $100 million for early stage investing in Boston. Check-out machines are becoming clock-in machines. A hundred-plus startups join MassChallenge’s latest cohort in Boston.... Read more »
It took a few more years than initially planned, but early-stage venture firm Pillar has raised the $100 million fund it wanted.
Launching with fanfare in 2016 under former North Bridge... Read more »
It’s been a little over a year since Carbon Black debuted on the Nasdaq stock exchange, raising $152 million selling its shares to the public for the first time.
The Waltham,... Read more »
[Updated 5/9/19, 11:00 am. See below.] The week in Boston tech news saw the launch of a philanthropic venture fund at MIT, some large fundraising rounds, an open source acquisition,... Read more »
Open source website software company Acquia is buying marketing automation startup Mautic, the companies said. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Acquia, based in Boston, develops open source tools to... Read more »
First quarter losses jolt Wayfair shareholders. Liberty Mutual teams up with MIT’s new AI research college. Charles River Labs reports its systems were hacked. Read on for more of this week’s... Read more »
[Updated 5/1/19, 4;10 pm. See below.] Textbook and edtech companies Cengage and McGraw-Hill are merging to become the second-largest provider of educational materials in the US to compete in... Read more »
For transportation veteran Dan Grossman, the “move fast and break things” startup ethos has never really translated to the micro-mobility world of app-enabled motorized scooters and bike sharing.
Grossman last week... Read more »
Examity has raised $90 million from Boston private equity firm Great Hill Partners to fuel its expansion and dig into how machine learning and biometric tools can make tests proctored online... Read more »
Robots, autonomous vehicles, virtual reality laboratories, and lab product e-commerce all brought in venture cash this week. This and much more in the week’s Boston tech news:
—Self-driving car startup Optimus... Read more »