After we put out the 2011 Xconomy Guide to Venture Incubators, my colleague Wade wrote a Friday column entitled “There Is an Incubator Bubble—And It Will Pop.” That particular guide... Read more »
[Updated 9/05/12 10:10 am. See below.] We’ve seen deals across New England developers of technology in the mobile, packaging, security, and energy spaces.
—Boston-based SimpleTuition, an online provider of resources on... Read more »
[Corrected 8/31/12, 10:15 am. See below.] No slowdown in this unofficial last week of summer. We saw plenty of activity with partnerships, funding, IPO filings, and FDA approvals among New... Read more »
How do you design an electronic health records interface for people who are computer illiterate? And for use in locations where electricity is scarce?
Vecna Technologies, the Cambridge, MA-based healthcare... Read more »
What do peer-to-peer car sharing and electric bicycles have in common? They represent a shift in consumer attitudes towards transportation, says Boston-area entrepreneur Boris Mordkovich.
“It’s really interesting to see the... Read more »
New England software makers, biotech companies, and startup incubators have been pumping out deals news in the last week.
—Westford, MA-based RiverMeadow Software, whose technology helps migrate servers to the cloud,... Read more »
Last summer, when Lexington, MA-based Wikets revealed via an SEC filing that it had raised $1.5 million in funding, its website said it was building technology for users to share... Read more »
We’ve seen a mix of drug development and health IT out of New England companies this week.
—Best Doctors, a Boston-based company whose database of 50,000 physicians can be called upon... Read more »
Which Boston startup provides you one stop (rental) shopping for Disney-princess-themed bouncy castles, boats for booze cruises, and even a Zoltar fortune-telling machine just like the one from the Tom Hanks... Read more »
Health IT, mobile, database, and biofuel tech companies in New England have been making deals this week.
—Locately, the Boston-based mobile location analytics startup, was bought by the Service Management Group, a... Read more »
When people try to defend Boston’s validity as a consumer tech startup hub, they point to the success of brands like TripAdvisor, RueLaLa, and Wayfair. But there’s another that’s managed to... Read more »
Nearly two years ago, an SEC filing revealed that a stealthy IT company called SimpliVT had raised $9.2 million in funding.
Today that company, with the slightly changed name of... Read more »
IPO analysis, drug development partnerships, and new financing deals have emerged from New England’s cohort of life sciences companies.
—Three of 2012’s nine biotech IPOs come from the Boston area, and... Read more »
Earlier this week news broke that Xconomist Shawn Broderick (center in the photo) was leaving the virtual goods exchange startup Oomba after a few months on the job. He joined the... Read more »
Last week was a great one for tech diversity in New England, as the week’s deals spanned the cleantech, health tech, and software industries.
—The same day that Boston-Power announced it... Read more »
Burlington, MA-based Acquia, a provider of enterprise-level software and services for the open source, social Web publishing system Drupal, is revealing this morning that it has acquired spam-blocking software maker... Read more »
If you’re worried about the decline of personal interactions, here’s a scary fact: 71 percent of teens prefer texting to phone calls.
That’s what the founders of Boston-based Pingup tell me,... Read more »
New England-area drugmakers revealed partnership deals, stock offerings, and drug development progress this week.
—Cambridge, MA-based Infinity Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INFI) announced it had priced a 5.3-million-share offering of its... Read more »
On the fashion front, there’s been a boom over the last six months or so in websites for reselling used clothing, notes Anna Palmer, co-founder and CEO of Fashion Project,... Read more »
Mobile advertising, health IT initiatives, and emotional analytics technology were among the winners in this last week’s deals in New England.
—EMC (NYSE: EMC), the Hopkinton, MA-based data storage giant,... Read more »