Monthly Archives - July 2017

Hope in sight for one local family

While there is no medical cure for Stargardt’s disease, there are technologies available that are designed to make living with the disease easier. eSight is a Canadian based company that manufactures visors with an HD camera in the front and two smaller panels inside which allow the wearer to see straight ahead using his or her peripheral vision. Read more >>

Regroup Mass Notification to Present Live Webinar on How to Plan For and Respond to an Active Shooter Scenario

Regroup Mass Notification, the award-winning leader in emergency and day-to-day mass communication technology, today announced that it is joining forces with Suzanne Bernier — internationally recognized crisis management expert and author — to present a live webinar on best practices for active shooter prevention and response in the workplace. Read more >>

Female CEOs get only 3% of venture capital money

One of the study’s coauthors, Candida Brush of Babson College, pointed out that there’s nothing indicating men are more capable of running successful businesses. Brush said they ran an additional test comparing the companies with female CEOs (there were 183) to companies in similar industries run by men. They found that the women CEOs were equally as likely to stay in business and have a positive exit as their male counterparts. Read more >>

Five Reasons Why Carbonite is Great for Small-Business Owners

Small-business owners tend to have a lot on their plate, such as making sales, tracking inventory and keeping the books. There’s a lot of information coming at you at any given time and keeping it safe is critical to a business’ success. In this article, we’re going to take a look at how Carbonite is the best solution for keeping your business’ data secure. Read more >>

Wasabi Technologies $15.00 million Fundraising. David Friend Submitted Jul 24 Form D

Wasabi Technologies, Inc., Corporation just filed form D announcing $15.00 million debt financing. This is a new filing. Wasabi Technologies was able to sell $10.77 million so far. That is 71.78 % of the financing round. The total offering amount was $15.00 million. The private financing document was filed on 2017-07-24. The reason for the financing was: unspecified. The fundraising still has about $4.23 million more and is not closed yet. We have to wait more to see if […]

Cause related ads increase fourfold

Purpose-driven ads are not only growing in number, but they generate more views and drive more results in the form of engagement rates, research shows.
Drawing on YouTube data, video ad tech company Pixability established that cause-related ads among the Interbrand 2016 list of top 100 global brands had increased fourfold over the past five years. Read more >>

The Big One

Wasabi Technologies, the cloud storage startup started by Carbonite’s founders, just raised a $10.7M convertible note, according to new Form D filing. Having previously raised $8.9M from angel investors, the company launched earlier this year as a faster and cheaper competitor to Amazon’s popular S3 service. Read more >>

Myomo Expands Management Team to Accelerate Commercialization of MyoPro® Powered Orthosis

Myomo®, Inc. (NSYE MKT: MYO), a commercial stage medical robotics company, today announced the expansion of its management team with three new full-time positions in medical affairs, sales and marketing. The expansion marks the company’s accelerated commercialization of its MyoPro line of powered orthoses after raising growth capital through its IPO in June 2017. Read more >>