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Kellogg's VC Fund Bets on Superfood Trend with Kuli Kuli Investment

KELLOGG'S VC FUND BETS ON SUPERFOOD TREND WITH KULI KULI INVESTMENT

My sister has worked as a food scientist, inventing new crackers and cookies, for a number of different corporations over her 15-year...

Salsify Grabs $30M to Go Big in Product Content for Digital Retail

SALSIFY GRABS $30M TO GO BIG IN PRODUCT CONTENT FOR DIGITAL RETAIL

Salsify's founders know what it takes to build a big, successful software company. They previously served in senior roles at Endeca...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Venture Investment in Seattle Area Companies Falls 27 Percent in 2016

VENTURE INVESTMENT IN SEATTLE AREA COMPANIES FALLS 27 PERCENT IN 2016

Two quarters do not make a trend, but the Seattle metro area bucked a national downturn in venture capital investment during the second...

EzCater Gobbles $35M From Iconiq Capital, Insight Venture Partners

EZCATER GOBBLES $35M FROM ICONIQ CAPITAL, INSIGHT VENTURE PARTNERS

Boston online food-ordering company ezCater has hauled in another big venture capital round. Today the company announced a $35 million...

 
 
 
Kaminario Snags $75M as Big Money Flows Into Flash Storage

KAMINARIO SNAGS $75M AS BIG MONEY FLOWS INTO FLASH STORAGE

New year, new funding for data storage companies in the Boston area. The latest beneficiary is Needham, MA-based Kaminario, which today...

 
 
 
New Bain Investor Yumin Choi on Obamacare's Future, Surviving Cancer

NEW BAIN INVESTOR YUMIN CHOI ON OBAMACARE'S FUTURE, SURVIVING CANCER

Bain Capital Ventures has a new person leading its healthcare investments. Yumin Choi has joined the firm as a managing director, after...

 
 
 
Text Me: ClearScholar Grabs $1.25M for App to Engage College Kids

TEXT ME: CLEARSCHOLAR GRABS $1.25M FOR APP TO ENGAGE COLLEGE KIDS

When Jason Konesco worked as president of Harrison College in Indianapolis, he grew dismayed with graduation rate trends. Twenty years...

Rethink Robotics Adds $18M to Funding Pot Amid Automation Debate

RETHINK ROBOTICS ADDS $18M TO FUNDING POT AMID AUTOMATION DEBATE

One of New England's leading robotics companies has raised new money for the new year. Boston-based Rethink Robotics says it has closed...

 
 
 
Jet Grabs ShoeBuy for $70M as Walmart Expands E-Commerce Arsenal

JET GRABS SHOEBUY FOR $70M AS WALMART EXPANDS E-COMMERCE ARSENAL

Walmart is snapping up another company to build out its online shopping offerings, as the low-cost retail giant adapts to shifting...

 
 
 
OPS Solutions Uses Augmented Reality to Boost Manufacturing Process

OPS SOLUTIONS USES AUGMENTED REALITY TO BOOST MANUFACTURING PROCESS

As the development of robots and other autonomous technologies continues to gather steam, you'll be hearing a lot more about augmented...

Finally Gets $15M Jolt For New Take on Nikola Tesla Lightbulb Tech

FINALLY GETS $15M JOLT FOR NEW TAKE ON NIKOLA TESLA LIGHTBULB TECH

Entrepreneurs are still trying to perfect the lightbulb, 138 years after Thomas Edison patented the incandescent lamp. One of the latest...

 
 
 

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION NEEDS TO SET U.S. CYBERSECURITY MANDATES

Cybersecurity is the penultimate existential risk to the United States-economically, militarily, socially, and as we have seen recently,...

Spensa's Cloud-Based Technology Helps Farmers Automate Pest Control

SPENSA'S CLOUD-BASED TECHNOLOGY HELPS FARMERS AUTOMATE PEST CONTROL

Although agriculture is an ancient endeavor requiring little more than seeds, sunlight, and water, new technologies are helping commercial...

 
 
 

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION SHOULD EXAMINE HOW DODD-FRANK STIFLES CAPITAL

A review by the new Trump administration and Congress of the 2010 Dodd-Frank legislation could address many of the stifling, unintended...

SD Venture Group Opens Bay Area Office as Part of “Cheeky” Campaign

SD VENTURE GROUP OPENS BAY AREA OFFICE AS PART OF “CHEEKY” CAMPAIGN

The San Diego Venture Group has established a beachhead in San Francisco, and it's opening for business Tuesday. After years of trying...