2018 was a year of ups and downs for the business and technology community. It was a year of big exits—both IPOs and acquisitions—for tech and life sciences companies. Venture funding... Read more »
On November 4-6, Xconomy organized a meeting of the minds—an elite gathering of leaders in technology, business, healthcare, education, and energy—to discuss and demonstrate the key trends in their fields, heading... Read more »
Bob Brennan has some pretty interesting lessons from his time working with Veracode and CloudHealth Technologies. Those are two of the bigger Boston tech exits in the past few years—the... Read more »
Two weeks from today will mark a most special occasion. Xconomy is convening top business and tech leaders from Boston and beyond for a multi-day conference to tackle the most pressing... Read more »
[Updated, 10/3/18, 1:35pm, to clarify the customer relationship] Elemental Machines is a startup making progress in a challenging field. That field would be sensors and systems that monitor and... Read more »
There’s something special brewing in Boston.
On November 4, 5, and 6, we are convening business leaders across tech, life science, and other innovation fields to showcase the big trends that... Read more »
With fall officially here, it’s time to ask some big questions about the coming year—and decade.
What will be the most transformative technology areas for society and business? What should students... Read more »
Tech giant Adobe announced Thursday it is buying marketing-software firm Marketo for $4.75 billion. The move may have a ripple effect on the realm of enterprise sales and marketing.
Marketo, based... Read more »
While the weather’s on the cool side, get ready for November.
We at Xconomy are cooking up a special treat in Boston this fall: a three-day conference on technology and transformation... Read more »
Aerospace giant Boeing has agreed to lease 100,000 square feet in an MIT-owned space in the heart of Kendall Square. The Boeing Aerospace & Autonomy Center, at 314 Main Street in... Read more »
In a sea of emerging tech venture funds, Glasswing Ventures is trying to stand out. The Boston firm announced today it has closed its debut investment fund at $112 million.
That’s... Read more »
It’s Amazon, not Walmart, that’s buying online pharmacy PillPack. The companies announced the deal Thursday morning but didn’t disclose any financial terms. The acquisition is expected to close in the second... Read more »
Boston-based ezCater, which runs an online food-ordering service for businesses, said today it has $100 million in new money. The Series D financing round was led by Wellington Management Company,... Read more »
Earlier this month, we held our annual “Meet the Xconomists” reception in Boston. This event is where we invite a mix of business leaders across tech, life sciences, and other sectors... Read more »
Iora Health has become of the bigger players in digital healthcare and non-traditional health systems. The Boston company just announced a $100 million Series E funding round from investors including .406... Read more »
Here’s an update on a quintessential Boston tech startup. InsightSquared, which got started in 2011, said Wednesday it has pulled in $23 million in Series D funding.
The round was... Read more »
Venture investment in logistics robot companies keeps coming. Today, Cambridge, MA-based Soft Robotics said it has raised $20 million in a new funding round led by Hyperplane Venture Capital.
The deal... Read more »
Here’s what Jeremy Hitchcock is doing for an encore: trying to secure all your home and office devices and networks. Sounds like a nightmare.
But if there’s anyone who should try,... Read more »
On a sunny spring afternoon, William Henry Gates III strolled into the Harvard University science center. Several hundred students and invited guests were waiting for him in the auditorium. Security was... Read more »
A who’s who of robotics and artificial intelligence experts gathered at iRobot’s headquarters in Bedford, MA, last week. The occasion was Xconomy’s fourth annual Robo Madness conference, and you can... Read more »