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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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Flipside Crypto Grading Scheme Expands to CoinMarketCap, Others

Flipside Crypto Grading Scheme Expands to CoinMarketCap, Others

7 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Flipside Crypto, a Boston startup developing analytics for cryptocurrencies, has landed its main metric onto CoinMarketCap and other financial websites including MarketWatch...
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Boston Tech Watch: Underscore VC, Piaggio, SoftBank & Sea Machines

Boston Tech Watch: Underscore VC, Piaggio, SoftBank & Sea Machines

10 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

A pair of massive Boston-area investments from the Japanese SoftBank Group's $100 billion Vision Fund, a moonshot power storage spinout from Alphabet's X labs, and some local...
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Coinbase Backs Flipside Crypto Amid “Healthy” Currency Selloff

Coinbase Backs Flipside Crypto Amid “Healthy” Currency Selloff

11 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

( Updated 11/29/18, 11 a.m. with additional funding details ) The crash in digital currency values has tossed fuel on the already raging fire of skepticism around many crypto...
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Fidelity's New Crypto Startup Could Spark Wall Street Investment

Fidelity's New Crypto Startup Could Spark Wall Street Investment

One year ago   |   Xconomy

Blockchain and cryptocurrency advocates have been waiting for large financial institutions to shed their wariness and begin investing meaningful amounts of money into the...
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Coinbase, Circle & Others Form Blockchain Lobbying Group in DC

Coinbase, Circle & Others Form Blockchain Lobbying Group in DC

One year ago   |   Xconomy

Amid intensifying regulatory scrutiny of cryptocurrencies and blockchain ventures, some of the sector's leading startups and investors have formed the Blockchain Association, a...
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Austin's Factom Eyes Series B After $6M SAFE Deal With LSE Investor

Austin's Factom Eyes Series B After $6M SAFE Deal With LSE Investor

One year ago   |   Xconomy

Austin -Blockchain record-tracking company Factom is taking a $6 million investment from an investment company that's traded on a submarket of the London Stock Exchange...
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Flipside Crypto Grabs $3.4M to Push Algorithms for Crypto Investing

Flipside Crypto Grabs $3.4M to Push Algorithms for Crypto Investing

One year ago   |   Xconomy

Data-crunching algorithms have become a popular-and controversial-tool on Wall Street in recent years. Now, they're starting to be used to guide investments in...
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Circle Buys Coinbase Rival Poloniex to Expand Cryptocurrency Services

Circle Buys Coinbase Rival Poloniex to Expand Cryptocurrency Services

One year ago   |   Xconomy

Circle said it has acquired cryptocurrency exchange operator Poloniex, as the Boston-based startup gets more aggressive in its bid to become one of the key providers of...
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Should Startups Extend the Window to Exercise Options?

One year ago   |   Xconomy

Pinterest did it. Square did it. And Coinbase did it, too. These unicorns have all given departing employees more than the standard 90 days to exercise their stock options...
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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 ...

Webinar Summary: Need accurate isoform-level characterization? Iso-Seq is...

Webinar Summary: Need accurate isoform-level characterization? Iso-Seq is the answer

Traditional RNA-Seq is done by fragmenting cDNA, and then sequencing the fragmented reads with paired-end sequencing. The problem comes when trying to identify the full-length... Read more ...

Could the Lifesaving Promises of Golden Rice FINALLY be Realized?

Could the Lifesaving Promises of Golden Rice FINALLY be Realized?

On this page we usually tout the newest examples of biotechnology innovation: jet fuels made from algae ; gene edited bananas that resist disease; soil microbes that reduce the... 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 ...