Closing the academia-startup gap

The high-tech industry, heck industry in general, would be better off if academic researchers could bring the fruits of their labor to market faster. That’s an old argument, brought up anew in a blog by Matt Welsh, a software engineer at Google.

Can big data help a family business compete in big medicine?

Startup AgeTak’ s software can help insurance companies and other health organizations bring together dispersed patient data in a secure manner, according to company co-founder Pratik Verma who will pitch AgeTak’s story to venture capitalists at StartX.