Many young professionals like to reminisce about technologies that were popular during their teenage years, like Nokia cellphones and AOL instant messenger. While AIM’s best days seem to have passed,... Read more »
[Updated 12/10/18 10:21 a.m. See below.] Inspiration can come from unlikely places—like the bottom of a bag of beef jerky, for instance.
Membrion, a Seattle-based cleantech startup, recently... Read more »
Impel NeuroPharma, which is developing technology to deliver certain therapeutics more effectively to the brain, says it has raised $67.5 million in new funding to support clinical trials of its... Read more »
This year, the state of Wisconsin rolled out a marketing campaign aimed at wooing young professionals from Chicago, claiming the Badger State tends to offer cheaper rents, shorter commutes, and easier... Read more »
Amazon intends to wade deeper into healthcare. The company announced Tuesday that it is working with groups in the industry to help them make sense of unstructured medical data using Amazon’s... Read more »
[Updated 11/28/18 10:52 a.m. See below.] Shine Medical Technologies, a Janesville, WI-based company that’s working to resume domestic production of a vital medical isotope, said Tuesday that Deerfield Management,... Read more »
[Update 11/27/18 8:34 p.m.]
Following the publication of an Xconomy report that Shine Medical Technologies appeared to be on the verge of landing a nine-figure investment from Deerfield Management,... Read more »
A young Wisconsin venture capital firm has raised more than $23 million for its first fund, and plans to soon begin drawing on the pool of money to back startups based... Read more »
Shyft Technologies, a Seattle-based startup that has developed a software platform for retail and hospitality workers, and their employers, says it has raised $6.5 million in new funding to further develop... Read more »
The wait is finally over.
Amazon said Tuesday it plans to significantly expand its presence in the New York City and Washington, DC, metropolitan areas beginning next year. The announcement was... Read more »
Foxconn’s planned $10 billion electronic display factory in southeastern Wisconsin could be a boon for local workers vying for the potential 13,000 jobs. The facility could also be a headache for... Read more »
Invenra, a Madison, WI-based startup that develops therapeutic antibodies for pharmaceutical companies and other clients, has raised more than $7.1 million from investors, according to a regulatory filing.
Twenty-three... Read more »
Exact Sciences has gone from being a customer of Biomatrica, a San Diego-based vendor of equipment for storing and preserving blood and saliva samples, to now being the company’s owner.
Madison,... Read more »
Applied Systems, a Chicago-area company that sells its cloud-based software to groups in the insurance industry, announced Wednesday that it has acquired Dynamis Software. West Allis, WI-based Dynamis develops software that... Read more »
Gener8tor went north of the border to find some of the participants in its latest Wisconsin startup accelerator program.
The organization, which trains entrepreneurs and invests in some of the companies... Read more »
Technology and life sciences leaders say they’ll remember Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist, and investor who passed away Monday at age 65, as an “inspiration” whose work will impact the... Read more »
An agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Stratatech, a Madison, WI-based maker of human skin tissue, $26 million in new funding.
Stratatech, which is... Read more »
Byron Reese, the Gigaom publisher and successful entrepreneur who has written extensively on how technology impacts society, says he believes the biggest future breakthroughs are likely to come from universities and... Read more »
Ask someone “What’s on your phone?” and he or she might respond with some combination of photos, music, contacts, and mobile apps. But a series of interactive experiments co-led by a... Read more »
Understory, a Madison, WI-based weather technology startup, has raised more than $6.5 million in new equity funding from eight investors, according to a securities filing.
Understory operates networks of... Read more »