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Analog Devices Aims High With Tech “Garage” Atop Boston Skyscraper

ANALOG DEVICES AIMS HIGH WITH TECH “GARAGE” ATOP BOSTON SKYSCRAPER

Analog Devices, the 53-year-old semiconductor company, threw a party Tuesday afternoon to celebrate its new technology incubator in...

Calm raises $27 million at $250 million valuation to grow its meditation app globally

CALM RAISES $27 MILLION AT $250 MILLION VALUATION TO GROW ITS MEDITATION APP GLOBALLY

Meditation startup Calm has raised $27 million in a series A round of funding led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from...

 
 
 
Blinkist raises $18.8 million to grow its abridged ebook subscription service

BLINKIST RAISES $18.8 MILLION TO GROW ITS ABRIDGED EBOOK SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE

Blinkist, a German startup that creates abridged versions of popular nonfiction books, has raised $18.8 million in a series C round...

Maryland's Immuta raises $20 million to expand its data governance platform in the wake of GDPR

MARYLAND'S IMMUTA RAISES $20 MILLION TO EXPAND ITS DATA GOVERNANCE PLATFORM IN THE WAKE OF GDPR

Data management software startup Immuta announced today the close of a $20 million round of venture capital financing led by DFJ Growth....

 
 
 
Business Catering Firm ezCater Goes Big With $100M Round

BUSINESS CATERING FIRM EZCATER GOES BIG WITH $100M ROUND

Boston-based ezCater , which runs an online food-ordering service for businesses, said today it has $100 million in new money. The...

Google is the number-one place college students want to work for the fifth year running -here's what it's doing right

GOOGLE IS THE NUMBER-ONE PLACE COLLEGE STUDENTS WANT TO WORK FOR THE FIFTH YEAR RUNNING -HERE'S WHAT IT'S DOING RIGHT

Scott Beale/Laughing Squid For the fifth year running, Google is the number-one company that college students from leading universities...

 
 
 
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...

Israel now boasts 166 cybersecurity startups, including 16 that raised more than $50 million

ISRAEL NOW BOASTS 166 CYBERSECURITY STARTUPS, INCLUDING 16 THAT RAISED MORE THAN $50 MILLION

A new map of the Israeli cybersecurity ecosystem is just the latest confirmation that the region has become a dominant player in this...

 
 
 
Brex picks up $57M to build an easy credit card for startups

BREX PICKS UP $57M TO BUILD AN EASY CREDIT CARD FOR STARTUPS

While Henrique Dubugras and Pedro Franceschi were giving up on their augmented reality startup inside Y Combinator and figuring out...

 
 
 
EzCater raises $100M as it looks to own office catered meals around the world

EZCATER RAISES $100M AS IT LOOKS TO OWN OFFICE CATERED MEALS AROUND THE WORLD

Everyone at the office needs lunch - but for salespeople trying to entice a potential lead or convince an architect to pick up their...

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...

 
 
 
AOL cofounder Steve Case is betting $150 million that the future of startups isn't in Silicon Valley or New York, but the money isn't what's making his prediction come true

AOL COFOUNDER STEVE CASE IS BETTING $150 MILLION THAT THE FUTURE OF STARTUPS ISN'T IN SILICON VALLEY OR NEW YORK, BUT THE MONEY ISN'T WHAT'S MAKING HIS PREDICTION COME TRUE

AOL's billionaire cofounder Steve Case runs the DC-based venture capital firm Revolution . Case is convinced that the future of American...

The 29-year-old CEO of Stripe reveals what it's really like running a $9.2 billion startup

THE 29-YEAR-OLD CEO OF STRIPE REVEALS WHAT IT'S REALLY LIKE RUNNING A $9.2 BILLION STARTUP

Stripe, the payments company founded eight years ago by two Irish brothers, is now worth $9.2 billion. Patrick Collison, the 29-year-old...

 
 
 
Microsoft buys a classroom video startup with 20 million users as it pushes against Google

MICROSOFT BUYS A CLASSROOM VIDEO STARTUP WITH 20 MILLION USERS AS IT PUSHES AGAINST GOOGLE

Microsoft has acquired Flipgrid, an educational software startup. Flipgrid, which has 20 million users from all over the world, will...

Mapping Software Startup Ushr Lands Installation Deal with Cadillac

MAPPING SOFTWARE STARTUP USHR LANDS INSTALLATION DEAL WITH CADILLAC

Ushr , the Livonia, MI, and Lompoc, CA-based startup making high-definition mapping software for use in semi-autonomous and autonomous...

 
 
 
Former Google and Instagram engineers got millions to take TV into the future: Here's what it looks like

FORMER GOOGLE AND INSTAGRAM ENGINEERS GOT MILLIONS TO TAKE TV INTO THE FUTURE: HERE'S WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE

Zoë Bernard/Business Insider Dreams is a new company that's reformatting TV for smartphones. It got $5 million from investors including...

A hot startup raised $66 million in 5 days using these 24 slides

A HOT STARTUP RAISED $66 MILLION IN 5 DAYS USING THESE 24 SLIDES

Tech investors are throwing money at Front , a five-year-old startup that aims to change the way teams get work done. The startup makes...

 
 
 
The crypto boom is like the dotcom bubble but that's not a bad thing: 'Selling crypto now is like selling Apple in 2001'

THE CRYPTO BOOM IS LIKE THE DOTCOM BUBBLE BUT THAT'S NOT A BAD THING: 'SELLING CRYPTO NOW IS LIKE SELLING APPLE IN 2001'

More than 1,000 cryptocurrency startups worldwide have raised over $10 billion over the last two years. Yoni Assia, the CEO of eToro,...

Founder of ‘revolutionary' blood-testing startup Theranos charged with fraud

FOUNDER OF ‘REVOLUTIONARY' BLOOD-TESTING STARTUP THERANOS CHARGED WITH FRAUD

Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of the blood-testing health technology company Theranos, and her business partner, have been indicted...