Boston’s .406 Ventures is an oddball in the world of venture capital, where firms are highly likely to be named after trees, rocks, or bodies of water. A stroke of luck landed the firm a set of landline numbers that matched its title. More →
A small startup hasn’t yet shipped its products to consumers, but a big name in the home-heating field likes what it sees so far. The money will help Ecovent grow as it fills more than $1 million in pre-orders.More →
SpaceX founder Elon Musk, Google research chief Peter Norvig, physicist Stephen Hawking, and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak are among the prominent names in technology, robotics, and artificial intelligence warning against a “military AI arms race.”More →
I try to fact-check each and every rumor related to Indian food that reaches me. So when someone mentioned in June that eClinicalWorks, an electronic medical records company in Westborough, had a dedicated cafeteria that served nothing but, I made plans to drop by for lunch.
DraftKings has lined up long-sought funding from a major backer, with Fox Sports leading a $300 million investment that will help the Boston startup battle larger FanDuel in the booming online fantasy sports business.More →
Blackwell shared some of the lessons he learned at Viaweb, which was founded twenty years ago this month, including this: “Fundraising is not success.” Here’s our exchange, which didn’t make it into the column…More →