When Mark Bakken formed the healthcare technology investment firm HealthX Ventures nearly five years ago, he says hospitals, insurers, and other potential buyers of digital health products were less open... Read more »
Venture Investors is going all-in on healthcare with its latest venture fund.
Launched in 1982, Venture Investors (VI) is the oldest venture firm in Wisconsin, and one of the older VCs... Read more »
The third annual Xconomy Awards Boston Gala was the biggest and most spectacular yet. More than 450 people from across the life science ecosystem came out to the Boston Convention and... Read more »
Nuance Communications’ plan to lighten the clerical burden on physicians is coming into focus, and it involves an assist from tech giant Microsoft.
Nuance (NASDAQ: NUAN), the 27-year-old speech recognition... Read more »
It’s time to catch up on some of the latest happenings across Wisconsin’s innovation communities:
—Shine Medical Technologies said it struck a deal to receive $50 million in financing from funds... Read more »
Digital health is having a moment, thanks to a convergence of increasingly sophisticated computing technologies, a more favorable regulatory environment, and growing buy-in from hospitals, insurers, and patients. But plenty... Read more »
Fetch Rewards’ pivot seems to be paying off. The Madison, WI-based mobile app startup has pulled in $25 million from investors to help it capitalize on a surge of new users... Read more »
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 »