[Updated 6/14/19, 10:25 am CT. See below.] Gener8tor, a Wisconsin-based organization with a growing network of startup accelerators across the Midwest, is shaking up the format of its flagship... Read more »
It’s time to catch up on recent Wisconsin innovation news, including more funding for startups and expanded production of rocket engines in the Madison area. Read on for more details.
—Northwestern... Read more »
From gene therapy’s renaissance to the uncertain future of Alzheimer’s treatments, it’s a challenging but exciting time in the life sciences. Xconomy’s recent What’s Hot in Boston Biotech forum gathered a... Read more »
A medical device for patients with swallowing disorders gets new life. A music streaming app gets an influx of cash. The state’s economic development agency faces more criticism for its practices.... Read more »
[Updated 5/17/19, 3:56 pm ET. See below.] As climate change brings more extreme and unpredictable weather, the stakes for improving the ability to track and forecast atmospheric conditions are... Read more »
It’s time to catch up on recent headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation scene, including a $20 million donation earmarked for data science research and education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a pair... Read more »
It’s time to catch up on recent fundraising and deal-making news from Wisconsin-based startups and investors. Read on for details.
—Phoenix said it inked a $4 million contract with the US... Read more »
San Diego’s prowess in computer science, medical devices, and life sciences makes it a natural hub of innovative digital health companies. The finalists in the Digital Trailblazer category of the Xconomy... Read more »
For the past five years, Jigar Patel and a group of fellow Roche employees have been quietly developing drug discovery technology at the global pharma company’s outpost in Madison, WI. Now,... Read more »
[Updated 4/25/19, 11 am CT. See below.] U.S. technology startups continue to pull in heaps of cash to try and stave off shortages of a crucial medical radioisotope.
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[Corrected 4/23/19, 4:17 pm CT. See below.] Imbed Biosciences, a developer of ultra-thin, silver-based wound dressing materials, will step up its sales and marketing efforts with the help of... Read more »
After a breakout year in 2017, the blockchain sector suffered a series of blows in 2018, from crashing cryptocurrency prices to increased regulatory scrutiny of crypto ventures and deepening skepticism about... Read more »
[Updated 5/3/19, 12:55 pm CT. See below.] As hospitals and clinics have shifted from paper-based records to digital systems, one of the biggest challenges has been sharing patient data... Read more »
It’s time to catch up on recent happenings in Wisconsin’s innovation community:
—Madison-based telemedicine startup DotCom Therapy named Sanaz Cordes as its chief executive and said it raised an undisclosed amount... Read more »
C-Motive Technologies, a small startup in Madison, WI, wants to overhaul the electric motors that power electric vehicles, assembly-line robots, aircraft propellers, and other machines. Now, investors are betting on the... Read more »
Criminal hackers might get most of the headlines, but there are plenty of “ethical” hackers helping companies and organizations spot and fix vulnerabilities in their cyber defenses.
On April 8, you... Read more »
In the latest installment of the Wisconsin Watchlist, we’re tracking the fundraising plans of two new Milwaukee-area venture funds, and a pair of grants awarded to research and education projects in... Read more »
A decade ago, Kevin Conroy took the CEO job at Exact Sciences, a cancer diagnostic firm on the brink of death. Five years later, the FDA greenlit the company’s first... Read more »
It’s time to catch up on Wisconsin innovation news:
—Jason Franklin will manage the Wisconn Valley Venture Fund, a $100 million fund formed last August by Foxconn Technology Group and three... Read more »
A few years ago, the frothiest market in tech was arguably startups selling subscriptions to boxes of curated goods, such as clothing, beauty products, and food, which would arrive on... Read more »