Venture Development Center

How to Stop the Student Exodus 0

How to Stop the Student Exodus

Five years after the Boston Globe sounded the alarm, the question that is still top of mind in Massachusetts is: How can we do a better job of connecting students to the startups that...

Who Raised $174,979,832 in 30 Months 0

Who Raised $174,979,832 in 30 Months

Boston is quietly producing one of the most successful classes of startups in the nation, at least in terms of fundraising. The 44 companies – including OnChip Power, Valerion, Ginger.io, Sample6, Peer Transfer, GrabCAD,...

Sample6: $11M richer but you’d never know it 0

Sample6: $11M richer but you’d never know it

On Wednesday food safety diagnostic test firm Sample6 announced it has secured $11 million in a Series B financing round. But don’t expect them to spend the money on anything but what’s absolutely essential. The discipline...