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This 18-year-old company is somehow one of THE state’S hottest startups

One of the Boston area’s fastest-growing­ tech startups has been in business for 18 years.
Aras, which makes software to help businesses manage the development of complex products, is an outlier in other ways, too. Its headquarters lies far from the glimmering new construction of the go-go technology scene in Boston and Cambridge, in a quiet Andover office park off of Interstate 495. Read more >>

The search for a pill that treats concussions

William Korinek loves professional football and, as a native Minnesotan who moved to New England in 1995, he roots for both the Patriots and the Vikings. But he won’t let his 11-year-old son, Jonah, play tackle football.
“It’s too risky,” said the 45-year-old molecular biologist.
Korinek is cofounder and chief executive of Astrocyte Pharmaceuticals, a Cambridge startup trying to develop a drug to treat concussions. Read more >>

Life-changing glasses give sight to the blind

In the past, people diagnosed as “legally blind” could only learn how to adapt to their new reality. Now, technology offers new options.
Thanks to a Lions Club in Lumberton, five lives were dramatically changed when they were given a new form of restored vision — no implants or surgery required. Read more >>

Babson Graduate School Named No. 1 Entrepreneurship Program By The Princeton Review And Entrepreneur

Today, The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur released their lists of the Top 25 Graduate and Undergraduate Programs for Entrepreneurs.
..“No matter what our graduates leave here to do, or where they go to work, they will encounter challenges, opportunities, and new ideas,” shared Candida Brush, vice provost of Global Entrepreneurial Learning at Babson College. Read more >>

Myomo® Receives Medicare Codes

Myomo, Inc., a wearable medical robotics company, announces that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has published two new codes pursuant to the Company’s application for Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System “L” codes. Read more >>

Carbonite to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

Carbonite, Inc., a leading data protection provider for businesses, today announced that the company is scheduled to participate at the following investor events:

RBC Capital Markets Technology, Internet, Media and Telecommunications Conference on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 3:05 p.m. eastern time
9th Annual Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference on Thursday, November 15th, 2018 at 10:40 a.m. eastern time
Barclays Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference on Thursday, December 6th, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. pacific time

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