News releases from Boston Business Journal
Q&A: SQA Group CEO talks innovation in the age of Covid
Today 11:21 EDT
After an action packed year in 2020 that arguably put digitization and tech more in the limelight than ever before, SQA is now transitioning into a more holistic tech firm, with an expanded focus on...
Kirk Davis, a former longtime leader of the national newspaper chain now known as Gannett Co. is taking over as CEO of the parent company of Boston Magazine.
Five things you need to know today, and rescuing kittens
Today 6:27 EDT
Good morning, Boston. Here are the five most important things you need to know to start your workday, and abandoned kittens.
Northeastern University's plans for an expanded marine research center on the tip of the peninsula in Nahant have been scuttled by a vote of the town's residents.
New startup merges tech and DTC lawn care
May 17, 2021
Charles River Laboratories is diving headfirst into gene therapy with another acquisition, this time paying $292.5 million upfront for Maryland-based Vigene Biosciences.
Boston Acting Mayor Kim Janey plans to offer an update on the city's reopening timeline Monday afternoon, as Gov. Charlie Baker set a new date for the lifting of coronavirus-induced restrictions.
Good morning, Boston. Here are the 5 Things You Need to Know today, plus big deals, big houses and the classic movies my daughter and I have been watching.
It's a boom time for some colleges raising funds, and the small Christian school in Wenham Gordon College is the latest to reap the benefits.
BU warns of risks after vendor's cyber breach
May 14, 2021
A vendor that offers graduation merchandise to Boston University and other colleges nationally has had its network compromised in a cybersecurity breach, with some BU students and parents noticing...
An 18-year-old Massachusetts manufacturer of gun parts and shooting accessories says it will move its headquarters and manufacturing from West Springfield.
The Boston Beer Company has started a Canadian-based subsidiary focused on cannabis beverages, with plans to innovate in the space in a way it has within beer and hard seltzer categories.
Speech-analytics company CallMiner saw its strongest-ever quarter at the end of 2020, and with over $135 million in venture capital funding to date, it's looking to expand internationally, hire up and...
A gene therapy for progressive vision loss developed by Biogen Inc. has failed in late-stage clinical trials, the Cambridge biotech said Friday.
Mass. unemployment numbers again hit new lows
May 13, 2021
Initial claims are now, more than a year into the pandemic, approaching the upper bounds of what constituted a particularly bad week immediately before Covid-19.
HubSpot offers free and paid tools for emerging startups and entrepreneurs to use to aid the growth of their companies.
Good morning, Boston. Here are the five most important things you need to know to help start your busy business day, plus vaccines for kids, new VC fundraises, top athlete salaries, a good podcast and...
Starting Thursday, there will be 154 stores in Massachusetts offering the two-dose Pfizer vaccine to children ages 12 to 15.
Founded with a focus on using artificial intelligence to help large companies in e-commerce logistics, this Bedford-based robotics company has expanded to Japanese markets.
Massachusetts opioid overdose deaths rose 5% during the pandemic, reversing a years-long trend of declining deaths.
Two Brown University students have launched an app to help aspiring and collegiate soccer players create workouts and training sessions to stay fit during the offseason.
After 35 years of developing a biodegradable technology to eliminate bacteria and mold and to clean up hazardous spills for boating and constructing industries, Braintree-based EarthSafe Chemical...
At the live, virtual event, 25 startup ventures from the Harvard i-Lab, Launch Lab X Geo and Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab pitched their business plans in hopes of winning a share of the $510,000 in prize...
The architecture of the 2-acre oceanfront property is “reminiscent of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright,” its listing states.
“I grew up watching the Jetsons, waiting to see the day where our world is as futuristic as theirs. It never happened, so I'm doing it on my own,” CEO Haitham Al-Beik said.
Good morning, Boston — Happy Friday and Happy Mother’s Day Weekend. Here are the 5 Things You Need to Know, plus axe-throwing tips, birthday wolves, chicken wings, numbers to know and a new Boston gift...
The Netherlands-based biotech with U.S. headquarters in Lexington has licensed its investigational gene therapy for hemophilia B to Pennsylvania's CSL Behring for an upfront payment of $450 million,...
Navisite offers scholarships to young women in STEM
May 06, 2021
After experiencing the lonely feeling of being the only woman in a room in the tech field, Navisite President Gina Murphy described herself as ecstatic for her company to release it’s ‘Next Best...
Good morning, Boston. Here are the five most important things you need to know to help start your busy business day, plus deportations are down, booster shots are up and I've got plans tonight, do...
Night Shift's Lovejoy Wharf location, in the city’s West End, reopens Thursday, May 6. The Lovejoy Wharf restaurant and brewery first opened in March 2019.