It turns out we might have been making lithium-ion batteries all wrong this whole time.
That’s at least what Cambridge, MA-based battery startup 24M says, now having developed what it sees... Read more »
Cogito, the A.I. startup that wrings emotional intelligence cues out of the human voice, is training its focus on call centers and splitting off its behavioral health unit into a new... Read more »
Venture capital deals, acquisitions, and spin-offs made up much of this week’s Boston technology news.
—Boston-based agtech startup Indigo Ag has acquired TellusLabs, an A.I. satellite technology company that was... Read more »
Amid warnings over potential dangers of facial recognition, Jacob Sniff is still bullish on the technology.
His Cambridge, MA-based facial recognition software startup Suspect Technologies has closed on an $810,000 funding... Read more »
Many of today’s factories are a far cry from the soot-covered, smoke-belching machine shops of old: The Internet-connected machines talk to one another, compile output and maintenance data, and some accept... Read more »
Booze delivery app Drizly has raised $34.6 million in a new funding round, according to regulatory filings, nearly doubling the total venture capital the company has taken in since its 2012... Read more »
Hubspot is launching a $30 million corporate venture capital fund to invest in promising startups that can boost its marketing platform.
HubSpot Ventures will back companies with software tools that align... Read more »
[Updated 12/07/18, 10:30 a.m., and 12/10/18, 10:45. See below.] The spigot is still wide open for venture funding as cash continued to flow into Boston startups this week. Smart scooters... Read more »
Google’s A.I.-focused fund Gradient Ventures has made its second Boston-area investment by leading a $7 million Series A round for autonomous dispatch and routing software startup Wise Systems.
Wise was founded... Read more »
Forge AI, a Cambridge, MA-based startup aiming to decode the world’s mountains of unstructured data for machine learning algorithms, says it has raised $11 million in new funding.
Jim Crowley, Jack... Read more »
It’s the diagnosis of Superpedestrian CEO Assaf Biderman that bike- and scooter-share startups know far too little about bikes and scooters.
His Cambridge, MA-based transportation technology startup is announcing its foray... Read more »
A wave of cash for finance and insurance tech startups, a robotic assistant goes dark, and a medical transportation startup’s move across the Bay State make up the latest in Boston... Read more »
(Updated 11/29/18, 11 a.m. with additional funding details) The crash in digital currency values has tossed fuel on the already raging fire of skepticism around many crypto projects, which... Read more »
Aras, a “product lifecycle management” software company based in Andover, MA, has raised $70 million in a Series D investment round led by Goldman Sachs. The deal is aimed at beefing... Read more »
Italian 3D printing technology firm DWS Systems is suing Formlabs for infringing its stereolithography patent, marking the Somerville, MA-based company’s latest legal battle over the technology in its popular 3D printer... Read more »
Robots may not have taken all of our jobs (yet), but they are already starting to nibble at our volunteer hours at holiday bake sales.
And this one has a taste... 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... Read more »
If you thought Siemens’ $730 million purchase of Boston-based business app developer Mendix would have locked the digital company’s focus onto the factory floor, CEO Derek Roos wants you to know... Read more »
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 »