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Boom, Bubble, Bust: The Fiber Optic Mania
In the decade from 1996 to 2005, breakthroughs in fiber optics and networking transformed society and laid the groundwork for the internet.
“Mood Dress” Draws Crowd at WoW
The power of inno360, an open innovation collaborative platform and Watson partner, was recently displayed for IBM's World of Watson 2016.
IBM Watson + inno360: Driving Innovation for Cognitive Computing
Spencer Trask Sponsors World Polio Day
Spencer Trask & Co. today announced it will sponsor the 2016 World Polio Day event hosted by Rotary International on October 24.
USDLA Honors Sessions College Degree
Sessions College was honored to receive a USDLA Silver award for Best Practices in Distance Learning Programming.
Watson And Marchesa Collaborate
Weaving Cognitive Into Couture: Watson And Marchesa Collaborate At The Met Gala
Spencer Trask Announces Sponsorship
Spencer Trask & Company announces sponsorship of 2015 World Polio Day event presented by Rotary and UNICEF
Remembering Jonas Salk
“His story is perhaps a story for anyone in how to tackle a problem in the obsessive way Jonas had, of never, ever quitting.”
The Spencer Trask Lectures Series
Founded in 1891, The Spencer Trask Lectures Series selects lecturers who will emphasize the importance of the humanities.
To further the work of The Dartmouth Institute, Dartmouth College will establish the John E. Wennberg Distinguished Professorship.
Mobile Devices Surpass World Population
Millicom has joined Facebook and Internet.org to bring free mobile access to the people in the world who are not yet connected.
‘Miracle’ Data Could Lead to Cancer Cures
Researchers are using DNA sequencing to understand if "exceptional responders" carry gene variations that can lead to better targeted therap
Seed Deals Taking Bigger Role in Venture
Seed and early-stage financing climb to 56% from 33% according to the National Venture Capital Association.
A Look under the Hood of Online Data Visu
Discussion of presenting complex data sets into stunning graphics with numerous examples from Scientific American.
Brain-Linked Prosthetic Arm Wins FDA Appr
FDA approves the DEKA-arm which detects electrical impulses and translates it into a gesture.
The Wearable Tech Ecosystem in One Easy V
Infographic of the wearable technology landscape from Wearable World
The Wisdom of (Small) Crowds
Princeton Study finds groups of 8 to 12 individuals tend to optimize decisions.
Wireless Power Transfer Will Energize Our
Stanford University scientists devise a way to deliver energy to heart or brain implants buried beneath inches of tissue.
Ciena: The Need for Speed
Market analyst firm Heavy Reading, in an independent survey, ranked Ciena No. 1 over its primary rivals in the telecom field, besting much l
Innocentive: Wisdom of the Crowd
Crowdsourcing harnesses collective intelligence, and creates direct channels between problems and all potential solution sources. It allows
Health Dialog: Funding Dartmouth Chair
Chairman of the board of directors of Health Dialog, George Bennett, is leading a $5 million drive to endow a chair at Dartmouth College to
Angel Investors Plan to Stay in the Game
The new tax increases recently enacted by Congress may not have the dampening effect on private equity.
Thank You, Angelina
Angelina Jolie brings attention to the tremendous impact Myriad and its BRCA1 test is having on women globally.
Three Key Hires at Idera
Three new management team members will support the Company’s progress in its development pipeline.
Myriad Q3 2014 Report
Myriad continued to deliver double digit top and bottom line growth in the third quarter.
Hereditary Cancer Test Access Expanded
Access to BRCA testing and myRisk Hereditary Cancer test for UnitedHealthcare patients meeting hereditary cancer testing requirement
Lymphoma Companion Diagnostic Effort
Abbott to develop an in vitro companion diagnostic test for Idera’s clinical programs to treat certain B-cell lymphoma.
Idera Announces Q1 Financials
Idera Pharmaceuticals reports first quarter 2014 financial results and provides update on key programs and business strategy
School’s in SESSIONS
But Sessions thrives by bringing together students from around the world with instructors and classes that can help them grow professionally
The curious shall inherit the future
“We are going through profound change, and some people are more interested than others in learning about it,” he said. The most critical tra
Do Good or Do Well? – Why Not Do Both?
Another year has come and gone and for many ‘well off’ Americans, it was another season of ritualistic year-end tax planning. Decisions abo
Angel Investing – More than Just Money
In a recent survey of nearly 2,000 accredited, high net-worth Angel investors conducted by the Spencer Trask Institute, today’s Angel invest
El Super: A Taste of Home
‘Most of the associates are your neighbors. They really understand who you are because they are a part of your community,’
For the Tech-Savvy With a Need for Speed, a Limited Choice of Towns With Fiber
In the United States only 7.7 percent of broadband subscribers have optical fiber
These Beautiful Charts Show The Coming Technologies That Will Change The World
Graphic summarizing emerging technologies and showing when they
Rich Start-Ups Go Back for Another Helping
Start-ups, already flush with cash, are piling on the investment dollars.
VC investment hits 13-year high
VCs invested $9.5 billion last quarter, the highest total since the dotcom doom's waning days.
Myriad Publishes Clinical Utility Study for Prolaris(R)
Myriad Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:MYGN) today announced that it has published data from the PROCEDE 500 study in the journal Current Medical Research and Opinion.
Ciena Announces Strategic Global Agreement with Ericsson
Ciena® Corporation and Ericsson, today announced a strategic global agreement.
Competition Still Accepting Applications
With less than 3 weeks left, startups are submitting some last minute entries into the Innovation District Welcome Home Challenge.
STCI Running Business Plan Competition
STCI is running the competition free of charge. Turillo said investors at Spencer Trask & Co. will attend the competition.
Open Innovation Web Portal
The Office of Innovation and Improvement is partnering with Spencer Trask Collaborative Innovations (STCI).
The artists' community Yaddo, which will observe its 100th anniversary in 2000, has received $1 million for its Centennial Gift Campaign.
Dollars From Heaven
Angels have interceded in some of this decade's soaring tech startups