In late 2017, a federal watchdog unit assigned a working group to keep an eye on cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, and to sound an alert if those alternate currencies showed signs of becoming a risk to the stability of the US... Read more »
Amperity, a Seattle-based startup developing software to help consumer-facing brands collect and manage customer data, announced Monday it has raised $50 million in new financing to add more clients in industries on which it hasn’t previously concentrated.
New York-based Tiger Global... Read more »
In this new age of cancer immunotherapy, two versions have been approved. The first are checkpoint inhibitors, which have begun to change the way skin, lung, and other cancers are treated. The second are CAR-T cell therapies, which have... Read more »
Carnegie Mellon University this week announced a five-year research partnership with Argo AI that will focus on advanced perception and decision-making algorithms for autonomous vehicles (AVs). Argo AI, a Pittsburgh-based self-driving car startup whose majority investor is Ford (NYSE: F),... Read more »
IBM’s acquisition of open-source software maker Red Hat cleared the hurdle of approval from European regulators Thursday because it raised no concerns about competition, according to the European Commission.
The $34 billion deal, which the companies plan on closing in the... Read more »
Degreed, which helps businesses upgrade the skills of their staffers through an online gateway to learning resources, announced Thursday it has raised $75 million to grow the service and expand internationally.
San Francisco-based Degreed is among the educational technology companies... Read more »
Southeast Michigan is now home to another unicorn startup.
Detroit-based e-commerce company StockX announced Wednesday that it has raised $110 million in a Series C funding round, increasing the company’s total value to more than $1 billion. The investment was led... Read more »
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Managing Director, TechStars
Senior Managing Partner, Aisling Capital Fund
President, Rockefeller University
Former President and CEO, NPS Pharmaceuticals
Professor of Molecular Biology, Rockefeller University
Partner, Avalon Ventures
VP of Research and Special Initiatives, Google
Founder, Gilt Groupe
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