Inside the small Norwood biotech that’s making investors swoon

The top-performing public biotech in Massachusetts over the past year is located in a nondescript brick building with no signage, located along a stretch of highway in Norwood that is better known for its car dealerships than drug developers.
Investors in Corbus Pharmaceuticals don’t much seem to mind. The 3-year-old company, situated some 25 miles south of Cambridge and the bustling biotech hub of Kendall Square, has seen its stock price increase more than 400 percent since March 2016, putting […]

Getting to Screening

The following post is from Antonette Ho, Group Operations Manager at Boston Harbor Angels.
At Boston Harbor Angels, we oftentimes get asked what is the best way to secure angel investment. For someone who has never raised money before, it can be a daunting task. Who do you approach? What do you ask for? How much time do you need to spend? In summary: where do you start?
As Ziad Moukheiber, CEO of Boston Harbor Angels, shared, the first thing you […]

Blind Saskatchewan Rush fan, embracing eSight lenses, never misses a play

Every Saskatchewan Rush play is an eye-opening experience for Bobbi Janzen.
The legally blind Saskatoon woman has watched every Rush home game this season thanks to pair of eSight glasses she fundraised for last year.
“It’s amazing. These are things I didn’t even know existed — from down to the net to the lacrosse sticks themselves, the ball,” Janzen said. “I hadn’t seen a ball in motion in my life, so putting those glasses on and seeing these things, reading jerseys, […]