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MIT's The Engine, Now With $200M, Makes First Bets: 3 Takeaways

MIT'S THE ENGINE, NOW WITH $200M, MAKES FIRST BETS: 3 TAKEAWAYS

Now the real work begins for The Engine, MIT's ambitious venture fund and incubator. The organization announced its first batch of...

 
 
 
The founder of the world's largest hedge fund says 'bitcoin is a bubble'

THE FOUNDER OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST HEDGE FUND SAYS 'BITCOIN IS A BUBBLE'

Ray Dalio, the founder of the world's largest hedge fund, has joined the ranks of JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon and other top Wall Streeters...

Eagles' Chris Long establishing scholarship program in Charlottesville

EAGLES' CHRIS LONG ESTABLISHING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM IN CHARLOTTESVILLE

In an attempt to help heal his hometown after summer of violence, Chris Long will donate first six game checks to fund Charlottesville...

 
 
 
MealPal raises $20 million to expand its subscription lunch service to dinner and new markets

MEALPAL RAISES $20 MILLION TO EXPAND ITS SUBSCRIPTION LUNCH SERVICE TO DINNER AND NEW MARKETS

There is no such thing as a free lunch, as the old adage goes, which could be partly why one New York-based startup is raising big...

EiQ Networks Rebrands as Cygilant, Bags $7M to Fend Off Hackers

EIQ NETWORKS REBRANDS AS CYGILANT, BAGS $7M TO FEND OFF HACKERS

Cyber threats are mounting, and so are the investments in Boston cybersecurity companies. Earlier this morning, Threat Stack announced...

 
 
 
Threat Stack snares $45 million investment as spotlight shines brightly on security

THREAT STACK SNARES $45 MILLION INVESTMENT AS SPOTLIGHT SHINES BRIGHTLY ON SECURITY

Threat Stack, the Boston-based security startup that helps companies stay protected in the cloud, reeled in a $45 million investment...

Salesforce Ventures launches $50 m fund to encourage AI development on Salesforce platform

SALESFORCE VENTURES LAUNCHES $50 M FUND TO ENCOURAGE AI DEVELOPMENT ON SALESFORCE PLATFORM

Salesforce Einstein, the AI toolset for Salesforce.com, turned one today and to celebrate Salesforce Ventures announced a $50 million...

 
 
 
UK fintech startup GoCardless has raised $22.5 million in new funding

UK FINTECH STARTUP GOCARDLESS HAS RAISED $22.5 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING

London-based fintech startup GoCardless has announced that it has raised $22.5 million in funding from investors including Accel Partners. The...

GoCardless raises $22.5 million to help companies collect payments by direct debit globally

GOCARDLESS RAISES $22.5 MILLION TO HELP COMPANIES COLLECT PAYMENTS BY DIRECT DEBIT GLOBALLY

GoCardless , a fintech startup that's setting out to make it easier for companies to collect recurring payments from customers, has...

 
 
 
Younited Credit raises $47.8 million for its crowdlending platform

YOUNITED CREDIT RAISES $47.8 MILLION FOR ITS CROWDLENDING PLATFORM

French startup Younited Credit is building the biggest crowdlending platform in continental Europe. The company just raised $47.8 million...

BFC/Vogue Designer fund teams up with JD

BFC/VOGUE DESIGNER FUND TEAMS UP WITH JD

The British Fashion Council and Vogue Fashion Designer Fund has announced a new partnership with China's largest retailer JD.com. JD...

 
 
 
BFC fund teams up with JD

BFC FUND TEAMS UP WITH JD

The British Fashion Council and Vogue Fashion Designer Fund has joined forces with Chinese etail giant JD.com.

Annual flu shots linked to increased risk of miscarriage

ANNUAL FLU SHOTS LINKED TO INCREASED RISK OF MISCARRIAGE

A study funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and published in the journal Vaccines revealed that receiving one...

 
 
 
A company that wants to use ultrasounds to deliver drugs just raised money from MIT's new $170 million venture fund

A COMPANY THAT WANTS TO USE ULTRASOUNDS TO DELIVER DRUGS JUST RAISED MONEY FROM MIT'S NEW $170 MILLION VENTURE FUND

Suono Bio, a company founded by 30-year-old Carl Schoellhammer, just raised its seed funding round in part from MIT's new venture fund. Suono...

 
 
 
Mark Carney just summed up Brexit's impact on the economy in a few short sentences

MARK CARNEY JUST SUMMED UP BREXIT'S IMPACT ON THE ECONOMY IN A FEW SHORT SENTENCES

LONDON - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney on Monday neatly summed up the impact the vote to leave the European Union has had on...

Slack confirms it has raised $250 million at $5 billion valuation amid growing competition

SLACK CONFIRMS IT HAS RAISED $250 MILLION AT $5 BILLION VALUATION AMID GROWING COMPETITION

Workplace collaboration platform Slack has closed its long-rumored new round of fundraising, a $250 million round led by SoftBank's...

 
 
 
Slack is officially worth $5.1 billion after raising a monster $250 million round

SLACK IS OFFICIALLY WORTH $5.1 BILLION AFTER RAISING A MONSTER $250 MILLION ROUND

It's official: Workplace messaging app Slack is worth $5.1 billion after raising a $250 million funding round from SoftBank's Vision...

SoftBank Group will buy a 5% stake in ZhongAn, China's first online-only insurance agency

SOFTBANK GROUP WILL BUY A 5% STAKE IN ZHONGAN, CHINA'S FIRST ONLINE-ONLY INSURANCE AGENCY

SoftBank Group has agreed to be a cornerstone investor in the initial public offering of ZhongAn, China's first online-only insurance...