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Emulate Adds $36M to Expand “Organ Chip” Drug Research Technology

EMULATE ADDS $36M TO EXPAND “ORGAN CHIP” DRUG RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY

Emulate, a Boston-based startup that has developed small laboratory chips intended to replace the animal tests used in pharmaceutical...

Quest Analytics Buys Healthcare Compliance Software Firm BetterDoctor

QUEST ANALYTICS BUYS HEALTHCARE COMPLIANCE SOFTWARE FIRM BETTERDOCTOR

BetterDoctor , a San Francisco-based startup that has built a national database with information on physicians, dentists, and other...

 
 
 
Fasetto Eclipses Crowdfunding Goal on First Day of Campaign

FASETTO ECLIPSES CROWDFUNDING GOAL ON FIRST DAY OF CAMPAIGN

Fasetto , a Superior, WI-based company that develops solid-state storage drives and cloud-based software for instantly sharing files,...

After Departing CyPhy, Helen Greiner to Help U.S. Army in Robotics

AFTER DEPARTING CYPHY, HELEN GREINER TO HELP U.S. ARMY IN ROBOTICS

Helen Greiner, the robotics expert and entrepreneur who co-founded iRobot, quietly left her most recent startup, the drone venture...

 
 
 
A Silicon Valley VC firm just invested $10.5 million in an app that helps companies like Slack and Reddit make working parents' lives easier

A SILICON VALLEY VC FIRM JUST INVESTED $10.5 MILLION IN AN APP THAT HELPS COMPANIES LIKE SLACK AND REDDIT MAKE WORKING PARENTS' LIVES EASIER

Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock.com Family and parenting app Cleo announced a $10.5 million investment from Greylock Partners. Cleo...

Rockwell Automation Pouring $1B into PTC to Push Connected Factories

ROCKWELL AUTOMATION POURING $1B INTO PTC TO PUSH CONNECTED FACTORIES

Rockwell Automation is investing $1 billion in PTC, as the two companies team up to advance their vision of software-driven factories...

 
 
 
TraceLink Tracks Down $60M to Fight Counterfeit Drugs Worldwide

TRACELINK TRACKS DOWN $60M TO FIGHT COUNTERFEIT DRUGS WORLDWIDE

A global proliferation of subpar and fake prescription drugs is driving more investment into businesses combating the problem with...

Data Centers on Wheels: How Intel Plans to Capitalize on Mobility

DATA CENTERS ON WHEELS: HOW INTEL PLANS TO CAPITALIZE ON MOBILITY

Intel sealed its commitment to become a player in the burgeoning autonomous vehicle industry when it bought computer vision company...

 
 
 
Pulse MassChallenge Startups Score More Deals in Program's 2nd Year

PULSE MASSCHALLENGE STARTUPS SCORE MORE DEALS IN PROGRAM'S 2ND YEAR

MassChallenge's experiment in digital health is picking up steam. Pulse MassChallenge, the healthtech accelerator launched by Boston-based...

Peter Thiel's VC company is doubling down on a German insurance startup

PETER THIEL'S VC COMPANY IS DOUBLING DOWN ON A GERMAN INSURANCE STARTUP

Peter Thiel's Valar Ventures leads $30 million funding round for Berlin's Coya. The German startup is hoping to build a digital insurance...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Banks & Insurers Seek Out Startups in New MassChallenge Accelerator

BANKS & INSURERS SEEK OUT STARTUPS IN NEW MASSCHALLENGE ACCELERATOR

Big corporations increasingly say they see startups as friends, not enemies. The latest example is a new financial technology accelerator...

A top VC is teaming up with the co-founder of Coinbase to launch an investment fund that's all about cryptocurrency

A TOP VC IS TEAMING UP WITH THE CO-FOUNDER OF COINBASE TO LAUNCH AN INVESTMENT FUND THAT'S ALL ABOUT CRYPTOCURRENCY

Sequoia partner Matt Huang is leaving the venture capital firm in June to launch a new fund focused on cryptocurrency. Fred Ehrsam,...

 
 
 
12 new tech trends that VC investors say will completely change life and business in the next four years

12 NEW TECH TRENDS THAT VC INVESTORS SAY WILL COMPLETELY CHANGE LIFE AND BUSINESS IN THE NEXT FOUR YEARS

Each year, the Churchill Club , a 32-year-old thought leadership organization based in Silicon Valley, hosts a debate among some of...

With Launch of Dynam.AI, Analytics Ventures Shifts to New Model

WITH LAUNCH OF DYNAM.AI, ANALYTICS VENTURES SHIFTS TO NEW MODEL

The debut Wednesday of Dynam.AI, a San Diego startup offering its expertise in artificial intelligence, also marks a shift that has...

 
 
 
Propeller Health Raises $20M to Move Beyond Respiratory Disease

PROPELLER HEALTH RAISES $20M TO MOVE BEYOND RESPIRATORY DISEASE

Since launching in 2010, Propeller Health has kept its focus on developing connected devices and complementary software for patients...

 
 
 
Meet the Xconomists 2018 in Boston: The Photos

MEET THE XCONOMISTS 2018 IN BOSTON: THE PHOTOS

View the Slideshow Earlier this month, we held our annual “Meet the Xconomists” reception in Boston. This event is where we invite...

I'm a founder who has raised $77 million over the last 10 years - here's my best advice on how to raise startup money, even when lots of people reject you

I'M A FOUNDER WHO HAS RAISED $77 MILLION OVER THE LAST 10 YEARS - HERE'S MY BEST ADVICE ON HOW TO RAISE STARTUP MONEY, EVEN WHEN LOTS OF PEOPLE REJECT YOU

Mixpanel/Youtube Founder and former CEO Suhail Doshi shares his experience raising money for his startup, Mixpanel, in 2009 and 2010. He...