Tom Erickson was ready to retire to Australia. But then the Wisconsin native and veteran technology executive got an offer from his alma mater that he decided he couldn’t pass up.... Read more »
Even after three years, it doesn’t get any easier to choose the winners of the Xconomy Awards in Boston. There were multiple deserving winners in each category this year.... Read more »
The consumerization of healthcare is accelerating. Within five years, a “significant percentage” of healthcare services will be run through mobile apps and other digital tools, predicts John Halamka, a Boston-based doctor... Read more »
With summer coming to a close, it’s time to catch up on recent happenings in Wisconsin’s innovation clusters. Read on for details.
—Epic Systems, the electronic medical records giant, unveiled several... Read more »
John Halamka thinks the digital health industry is still “emerging.” But it has come a long way and is starting to deliver after years of hype.
Halamka, a Boston-based physician and... Read more »
This week, we’re tracking venture capital deals in digital health, augmented reality for the enterprise, wellness, and food tech. Read on for details.
—Buoy Health said it snagged $15 million in... Read more »
It’s time to catch up on some recent headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation clusters:
—Venture Investors and American Family Ventures are making progress on raising new venture funds. Madison-based Venture Investors has... Read more »
Nike goes shopping in Boston. Cybereason tracks down another big investment. Care.com makes a change at the top. A purported venture capitalist gets arrested for alleged fraud. Read on for these... Read more »
Many companies developing artificial intelligence software for healthcare are trying to improve doctors’ ability to diagnose disease. Fewer emerging healthcare AI businesses are focused on what happens after a diagnosis, aiming... Read more »
Software has become arguably the most effective weapon for criminals and nation states. In response, security technology businesses are pulling in huge investments to enhance their arsenal to try and stop... Read more »
At times in recent years, it seemed like digital technologies would never live up to the hype in healthcare. In many cases, they still haven’t. But some have turned a corner... Read more »
[Updated 7/29/19, 10:19 am CT. See below.] With ambitious sales goals and its stock trading at an all-time high this year, cancer diagnostics firm Exact Sciences decided to go... Read more »
Last week marked a historic occasion. As the world commemorated the 50th anniversary of humankind setting foot on the moon for the first time, Xconomy and the World Frontiers Forum convened... Read more »
[Updated 7/23/19, 8:48 am CT. See below.] It’s time to catch up on some recent Wisconsin innovation headlines:
—CMFG Ventures, the venture capital arm of Madison-based CUNA Mutual Group,... Read more »
A record $300 million was invested in Wisconsin ventures last year, as maturing businesses pulled in larger funding rounds. But a continued decrease in the number of firms raising their first... Read more »
[Updated 7/3/19, 2:25 pm CT. See below.] Before everyone checks out for the Fourth of July holiday, let’s catch up on some recent Wisconsin innovation news:
—Shine Medical Technologies... Read more »
It’s time to catch up on some recent Wisconsin innovation news:
—Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has a new title: venture capitalist. He co-founded and serves as general partner of... Read more »
[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 »