Eight days of exhausting, cross-country travel. Four newly-made multi-millionaires. Two local companies. It was a momentous week for Greater Boston’s tech startup world.
For a region determined to show the heavyweights in Silicon Valley and New York that this is a technology force to be reckoned with, having the executives of Wayfair and HubSpot ring the New York Stock Exchange bell one week apart, signaling that their companies were now publicly traded, was no small achievement. Read MoreRhythm is a dancerTUGG to bring the noise, and the dance, for a good cause
On the 14th floor of the Prudential Center in downtown Boston, a startup called Thync has been quietly zapping the brains of more than 2,000 volunteers, refining a product that will relax you with low doses of electricity applied to your head.
Thync just raised $13 million from a group of undisclosed investors, and Khosla Ventures is among them. Here's what else we know. Read More
The National Institutes of Health is spending big bucks on research that will make sense of the torrent of data from wearables like the Fitbit and the Apple Watch and use those insights to predict when the body is about to fail.
PillPack, the Somerville-based medication management company, announced this morning that it has raised $8.75 million in a round of funding led by Accel Partners. The round was joined by Atlas Venture as well as High Line Venture Partners, QueensBridge Venture Partners, and individual investors Andy Palmer and David Tisch. Read MoreIRobot's war machines can now be controlled with a tablet app
When firemen or soldiers pair up in the field with any of iRobot’s emergency or war robots, they now have a better way to communicate with their mechanical partners. iRobot has built an application for Android tablets that offers the humans a more intuitive way to control the machines. Read MoreBig IPO for Big OrangeHubSpot goes public a week after Wayfair, raises $125 million