Let’s catch up with the latest innovation news in Texas.
CEO and co-founder of BoostSuite
Vice president, chief strategy and operating officer of the Texas Medical Center
VP of Research and Special Initiatives, Google
Head of global research and development at Life Technologies
Austin—ScaleFactor is adding a $30 million round of funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners to make new hires and add more features to its software that automates accounting and provides financial insights.
The Austin, TX-based company targets small- and medium-sized... Read more »
Fort Worth, TX—Data analytics and visual search technologies are increasingly being used by law enforcement agencies, growth that has captured the attention of tech giant Motorola.
The Chicago-based tech company, which has long sold narrow-band radios to law enforcement, has... Read more »
Billions of dollars have already flowed to the purveyors of shared workspaces, and the investment spigot isn’t turning off yet.
Austin—Localeur, a travel recommendation startup, is celebrating its (nearly) fifth anniversary by announcing its 100th city.
The Austin startup focuses on recruiting a group of local residents who can provide insider information on each travel destination. The “localeurs”—a portmanteau... Read more »
The changing of the guard transforming retail is accelerating.
Sears, the nation’s first “everything store,” is teetering toward bankruptcy after years of stagnation as industry leaders prepare to gather in New York at the National Retail Federation’s annual conference. Yet, new... Read more »
As federal agency employees miss their first paychecks today due to the partial government shutdown that began Dec. 22, federal contractors and their workers—including technology professionals—face a loss of income that they may never recover.
Big technology companies such as Oracle... Read more »
From the cloud on down to the floors of supermarkets, the rivalry between Microsoft and Amazon spans many sectors in software, gadgets, and increasingly, retail.
The Seattle-area tech giants are battling—both with one another, and other competitors—to further digitize grocery shopping.... Read more »
The flow of biotech news is particularly heavy today, and for good reason. The annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, one of the biggest gatherings for the biopharmaceutical industry, kicked off today in San Francisco, and many companies, whether they’re speaking at... Read more »
Looking back over the past two years, it seems that public perceptions of tech companies have shifted, compared with the eager acceptance that often prevailed as innovations from these businesses transformed social interactions, transportation, and other aspects of life.
In early... Read more »
In 2018, my Exome colleagues and I published hundreds of stories about health, medicine, the biopharma industry, government policy, and more. You’ll find a few of our favorite stories in this review of some of the year’s best from across the... Read more »
When it comes to developing and promoting innovation, external factors beyond the control of company founders, investors, and other business leaders can also determine whether a startup succeeds or fails.
In 2018, geopolitical events—in particular, President Donald Trump’s hard-line stances on... Read more »
[Updated 1/4/19, 9:10 p.m. PT. See below.] As strains of bacteria evolve to fight back against common antibiotics, a slew of biotechnology companies are working to develop ways to combat these “superbugs.”
San Diego’s Forge Therapeutics is among those targeting gram-negative... Read more »
San Antonio — Entrepreneurship wasn’t something that Steven Venticinque expected to pursue in his life. Like many tinkerers and inventors, Venticinque took to entrepreneurship in order to fix a problem.
Intubation—the process of quickly inserting a breathing tube into someone, such... Read more »
President, CEO, and chairman of Jungle Disk
Executive Director of Vaccine Development Center of San Antonio
Vice President for Research at UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
Chairman and CEO of Cognitive Scale
Managing Director of Techstars in Austin
Director of South By Southwest Interactive
Managing Director, Mercury Fund
Vice Chancellor, University of Houston
Senior vice president of global technology strategies for the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
Founding managing director of Spindletop Capital