Machine learning startups are trying to establish a deeper presence on Wall Street.
The latest move comes from Aiera (pronounced like “era”), a New York- and Boston-based company that announced today... Read more »
Doctors and other caregivers have a new weapon to combat the opioid epidemic. But it’s not a pharmaceutical drug—it’s a mobile app.
This week, the FDA cleared “reSET-O,” an app developed... Read more »
Election hacking. Information warfare. Adversarial artificial intelligence. All worrisome topics racing through Steve Grobman’s head these days. But the McAfee chief technology officer seems surprisingly upbeat about the prospects of meeting... Read more »
[Updated 12/7/18, 3:42 pm. See below.] Time to catch up on recent headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation community:
—Madison-based Gravy snagged the first investment from Rock River Capital Partners, which... Read more »
[Updated 12/5/18, 5:16 pm. See below.] The pharmacy industry’s transformation is accelerating, as traditional drug retailers strike deals to expand their businesses and fend off technology startups encroaching on... Read more »
[Updated 12/3/18, 3:30 pm, with CEO comments.] ResMed has inked a $225 million deal to acquire Propeller Health, in the latest endorsement of Internet-connected devices for healthcare.
The acquisition,... Read more »
Many startup investments involve multiple investors these days, but it’s not always easy to assemble a group of backers necessary to close the deal.
Wisconsin—which has a small local pool of... Read more »
Mobile app startup Fetch Rewards has scooped up $8 million in new venture funding to try and expand its grocery shopping rewards business.
The Madison, WI-based company’s latest equity financing was... Read more »
[Updated 11/28/18, 10:08 am. See below.] Time to catch up on recent headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation community:
—Understory, a Madison-based startup that tracks weather via networks of solar-powered sensors... Read more »
Before everyone tucks into turkey later this week, let’s catch up on some recent headlines from Wisconsin’s high-tech sectors:
—Wisconsin-based Gener8tor, which runs a network of programs that train and invest... Read more »
A growing number of startups are trying to encourage people to share genomic and other health data for research purposes by offering them some form of compensation. Now, as competition in... Read more »
The transformation of Johnson Controls International continues.
On Tuesday, the company said it reached a deal to sell its power solutions business, which makes a variety of vehicle batteries, in a... Read more »
A little more than a month after Rethink Robotics shut down, a competitor has hired more than 20 of the Boston-based firm’s former employees.
Universal Robots, a Denmark-based maker of... Read more »
Nuance Communications is selling its document imaging division to Kofax for $400 million in cash, as Nuance’s new CEO narrows the company’s focus on its conversational artificial intelligence products and cloud-related... Read more »
It’s hard to say no to $8 billion. Qualtrics, the enterprise software firm that was on the verge of going public, has pulled its IPO in favor of selling to German... Read more »
It’s been a busy week for Wisconsin’s innovation community, with entrepreneurship events taking place statewide for Startup Wisconsin Week (check out highlights on Twitter). Here are some of the other... Read more »
Time to catch up on some recent headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation community:
—EatStreet, the Madison-based online food ordering and delivery startup, plans to expand its service to several additional... Read more »
In some ways, the biggest software acquisition of all time could be a yawner.
IBM’s planned $34 billion deal to acquire open-source software maker Red Hat is a hefty price to... Read more »
[Updated 10/29/18, 12:53 pm, with executives’ comments.] IBM has agreed to buy open-source software maker Red Hat in a $34 billion bet aimed at helping it win the cloud... Read more »
More technology startups are embracing the healthcare industry’s increasing willingness to pay for products based on how much they improve health.
One of the latest examples comes from Medisafe, a Boston... Read more »