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Five Years After Y Combinator First Admits Biotechs, They're Dug In

Five Years After Y Combinator First Admits Biotechs, They're Dug In

1 month ago   |   Xconomy

Five years ago, the big tech incubator Y Combinator started to welcome life sciences companies into its sizable startup classes, which had previously nurtured entrepreneurs in...
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Degreed Raises $75M to Expand in Growing Workforce Training Sector

Degreed Raises $75M to Expand in Growing Workforce Training Sector

4 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Degreed , which helps businesses upgrade the skills of their staffers through an online gateway to learning resources, announced Thursday it has raised $75 million to grow the...
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Steering Lyft's IPO: What Investors Will Weigh During the Roadshow

Steering Lyft's IPO: What Investors Will Weigh During the Roadshow

8 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Much has been said about Lyft's early lead over Uber in the “horserace” to become the first ride-hailing app company to go public. But now that San Francisco-based Lyft has...
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Equidate, Re-Named Forge Global, Boosts Series B to $85M

Equidate, Re-Named Forge Global, Boosts Series B to $85M

9 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Equidate, one of the trading platforms that help employees sell their shares in pre-IPO unicorn companies, rolled out a new name today and announced a $35 million expansion of...
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Austin's Localeur, Millennial-Focused Travel Startup, Hits 100 Cities

Austin's Localeur, Millennial-Focused Travel Startup, Hits 100 Cities

10 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Austin -Localeur, a travel recommendation startup , is celebrating its fifth anniversary by announcing its 100th city. The Austin startup focuses on recruiting a group of local...
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Saxena: More Than a Tool, A.I. Must Be Used With Society in Mind

Saxena: More Than a Tool, A.I. Must Be Used With Society in Mind

10 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Manoj Saxena is bullish on artificial intelligence. As chairman of Austin, TX-based A.I. startup CognitiveScale and managing director of The Entrepreneur Fund , which makes...
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San Diego Tallies 7 IPOs in Best Year For Market Debuts Since 2014

San Diego Tallies 7 IPOs in Best Year For Market Debuts Since 2014

11 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Will “CBUS” and “SI” join “THOR” and “RMED”? It's next week or never for two San Diego companies that have filed documents with securities regulators indicating plans to go...
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IPOs Will Strip Veils From Uber & Lyft's Financials, Strategies

IPOs Will Strip Veils From Uber & Lyft's Financials, Strategies

11 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

The IPO of any private company comes as the resolution of a mystery, as closely-held details about its financial performance and strategies are revealed. But the suspense is...
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Growing Fast? GotSpot Aims to Pair Young Firms With Short-Term Digs

Growing Fast? GotSpot Aims to Pair Young Firms With Short-Term Digs

11 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Houston -It's not just biotech companies that must cross the valley of death on their way to commercial success. Everyday Mom-and-Pop shops, too, have to navigate the tricky...
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Conversable, Impact Hub, data.world, Localeur, ACC & More TX Tech

Conversable, Impact Hub, data.world, Localeur, ACC & More TX Tech

One year ago   |   Xconomy

Let's get caught up with the latest innovation news in Texas. - Conversable , maker of an AI-enabled chatbot technology, has been acquired by LivePerson, a New York-based...
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

IAmScience Clayton Kranawetter

IAmScience Clayton Kranawetter

By Mariah Cox | Bond LSC Taking things apart to figure out how they function was a huge part of Clayton Kranawetter's childhood. From dismantling his parents' old computer to... Read more ...

Cellular “Cleaners” More Active in Quiet Brains

Cellular “Cleaners” More Active in Quiet Brains

Like a robot vacuum for your brain, immune cells called microglia survey around and hoover up the neuro-equivalent of crumbs and dirt. But for the first time Mayo researchers... Read more ...

ResTORbio's Respiratory Drug Flunks Phase 3 Test, Shattering Shares

ResTORbio's Respiratory Drug Flunks Phase 3 Test, Shattering Shares

A resTORbio respiratory drug has failed a late-stage test, and the company is stopping further development of the compound for lung infections in elderly patients. In the first... Read more ...

Biotech Roundup: Gottlieb v. Juul, Solid Slumps, Avidity Gets $100M & More

Biotech Roundup: Gottlieb v. Juul, Solid Slumps, Avidity Gets $100M & More

Lung injuries connected to the use of electronic cigarettes have topped 2,000 and killed 40 people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's still... Read more ...

Daré to Add Microchip-Based Birth Control to Women's Health Portfolio

Daré to Add Microchip-Based Birth Control to Women's Health Portfolio

The list of activities our smartphones can control grows daily. Transfer money? It's simple. Order groceries? That, too. Turn off the bedroom lights? Check. How about... Read more ...

CRISPR‐Cas12a enables efficient biallelic gene targeting in rice

Abstract Harnessing genetic diversity and introducing elite alleles into commercial cultivars has been a major goal in crop breeding programs. Gene targeting , based on the... Read more ...

OmicplotR: visualizing omic datasets as compositions

Differential abundance analysis is widely used with high-throughput sequencing data to compare gene abundance or expression between groups of samples. Many software packages... Read more ...

Identification of urban particulate matter-induced disruption of human...

Exposure to air particulate matter is associated with various diseases in the human respiratory system. To date, most in vitro studies showing cellular responses to PM have... Read more ...

SEQdata-BEACON: a comprehensive database of sequencing performance and...

The sequencing platform BGISEQ-500 is based on DNBSEQ technology and provides high throughput with low costs. This sequencer has been widely used in various areas of scientific... Read more ...

Success tips from women in science, for girls who want to go into science

Learning from mentors, taking chances and showing passion go a long way... Read more ...