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 »
[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 »