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The Top 10 Biopharma Clusters – 2016

We concentrate investing in communities that demonstrate collaboration, an established ecosupport system and solid science. Most who made this list have these traits in common and gained to the Top 10 listed cluster by Gen News. Most saw significant increases in NIH funding (thanks in part to the $2 billion Congressional boost in research funding, […]

The first AC Hotel in the U.S.: A Marriott for Millennials

Originally posted on WGNO:
[ooyala code=”t4aWZucDrox46MsTGJIiUU3EeX4DJk72″ player_id=”1af9f4729c77407baf4796020154bcb6″] NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)- The Historic Cotton Exchange Hotel in the Central Business District is getting a make-over. It’ll be the first of it’s kind in the United States. News with a Twist’s Kenny Lopez gets an inside look at the new AC Hotel by Marriott, which is hoping…

Jiff Raises $18 Million Series B To Make Employers’ Digital Health Programs More Personalized

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Digital health company Jiff has raised an additional $18 million in Series B funding, the company announced this morning. The Palo Alto-based startup wants to make it easier for businesses to reward their employees who participate in digital health programs by providing a software platform that can gather data from across a wide spectrum…

Bill Gates blogs about meeting Steve Gleason

Originally posted on WGNO:
(WGNO) – Bill Gates has written a blog about his recent meeting with former Saint Steve Gleason. Earlier this year, Gates took the ALS ice bucket challenge. He then met with Gleason, who has ALS, to brainstorm new ways to improve technology that helps patients live fuller lives. Gleason is working…

Smart Building Technologies Could Expose Companies To A New Breed Of Cyber Attack

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Editor’s note: Peter Dickinson is the CTO of BuildingIQ, a leading energy management software company. He has worked as an entrepreneur and executive in the energy management and commercial property sector for the last 15 years. Last month major corporations and household names such as Evernote, TweetDeck and Feedly were held ransom…

BoardRounds Helps Hospitals Follow Up With Patients After They Leave The Emergency Room

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
BoardRounds is a startup helping hospitals stay connected with patients after they leave the emergency room — co-founder and CEO Benjamin Jack said the approach is “much like Google Now, but for healthcare.” Jack comes from the medical world — he recently received his M.D. from Cornell. He told me via…

Silicon Valley’s Real Estate Crunch Is A Golden Opportunity For Other American Cities

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Curse CEO Hubert Thieblot moved his company headquarters to “Rocket City” Huntsville, Alabama from San Francisco last year. When Curse CEO Hubert Thieblot told his employees last year that he was moving the company’s San Francisco headquarters to Huntsville, Alabama last year, they thought he was crazy. About 20 of his…