■ ELECTED: NILANJANA BHOWMIK TO LEAD TIE BOSTON, HIGHLIGHTED IN BOSTON GLOBE
■ TIE BOSTON SCALEUP OPENS COHORT 5 APPLICATIONS!
■ Spiro Technologies Raises $1.5M Seed Round 2 for AI-Powered CRM
■ [VR Health] 3 unexpected ways you’ll soon find AR/VR in healthcare
■ KnipBio is amongst finalists at London Aquaculture Summit
■ Shearwater International rebrands as Mentor Collective
■ [Rendever] As older population grows, Massachusetts angles to become the Silicon Valley for ‘age-tech’
■ [Rejuvenate Bio] If biotech succeeds with aging reversal, regeneration and radically improved gene therapy
■ TIE CATALYST LAUNCHES DIGITAL HEALTH GROUP; New Program Aims to Accelerate Innovation in New England ||| TIE BOSTON ELECTS NILANJANA BHOWMIK PRESIDENT; Venture Capitalist Takes Helm of Boston Chapter of World’s Largest Not-for-Profit Network for Entrepreneurs and the Startups They Create
■ TIE SCALEUP ||| Genprex making strides to take cancer-fighting drug Oncoprex to FDA approval ||| KnipBio announces new animal-free aquafeed ||| 9 Startup Growth Tips From A Founder Who Empowers Artists Living With Homelessness Or Disabilities ||| Venture Fizz Startup Q&A – Spiro Technologies Effectively Adds AI to CRM and Sales ||| VRHealth: How virtual reality can help restore mobility in stroke victims ||| KnipBio wins grant to explore health boost from novel protein
■ CHARTER MEMBER NEWS ||| Juswinder Singh, TiE Charter Member and Board Member, will be hosting ‘Looking for Common Themes and Solutions in Drug Resistance for Cancer, Infectious Disease and Agriculture’ July 22-27 at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. ||| Charter Members Kim Shah and Venkat Srinivasan (2017 TiE Boston Lifetime Achievement Award recipient) just launched their app for their startup called Know Your Meds! ||| Charter Member Poorvi Patodia‘s Biena Snacks will launch into Whole Foods nationally by the end of July. ||| Charter Member Niraj Shah‘s Wayfair is growing! The company’s Back Bay office is intending to add 400,00K square feet ||| Charter Member Raj Sharma of Merrill Lynch speaks to Bloomberg about the Baystate Business: Taxes, Lottery and Golf ||| Charter Member Ajikumar Parayil, founder and CEO of Manus Bio Raises $19.4 million Series A Financing to Accelerate Product Commercialization and Expand Board of Directors
■ TIE STARTUPCON 2019 | SAVE THE DATE (Spring 2019) and get involved
■ TIE YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS | Applications for TYE 2018-2019 are now open
■ TIE SCALEUP | Experfy Founder and Co-CEO, Harpreet Singh is featured on CNN
■ TIE SCALEUP | EnergySage, Inc. Receives 2.7M Venture Financing.
■ TIE SCALEUP | ArtLifting launches notebooks in over 850 FedEx stores.
■ TIE CHARTER MEMBERS | Santhana Krishnan Launches Artumanity to Promote Art Using Mobile Auction Application
■ TIE SCALEUP | VR HEALTH / 8 Ways Augmented Reality are Changing Medicine
■ TIE SCALEUP | BIENA FOODS is featured on the TODAY show