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ZappRx raises $5.6 million for its automated prescription service



ZappRx raises $5.6 million for its automated prescription service

If Boston is the world’s leader in cutting-edge drug development, the city can now also argue that it’s also ahead of the curve in building delivery systems that get those drugs to patients. ZappRx, a Boston-based startup that has worked to streamline the process by which specialty drug prescriptions are processed, announced on Thursday that […]

Meet the four tech-company founders running their first marathon for local charities



Meet the four tech-company founders running their first marathon for local charities

One of the first groups to begin raising money for victims of the Boston Marathon bombings was a collection of founders, venture capitalists, and employees from the local tech and innovation community, and startup- and entrepreneur-focused nonprofit TUGG helped lead that effort. As a way of saying thanks, the Boston Athletic Association gave TUGG four […]

Ten things you may have missed Friday from the world of business



Ten things you may have missed Friday from the world of business

Investing: Goldberg seeks to toughen proxy-voting guidelines Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg on Thursday proposed a series of activist proxy-voting guidelines at a state pension fund committee meeting, pressing for greater diversity on corporate boards, higher environmental standards, and other issues. The pension board’s Administration and Audit Committee approved the measure and voted to present the proposal […]

IdeaPaint’s new app, Bounce, takes brainstorming off the wall



IdeaPaint’s new app, Bounce, takes brainstorming off the wall

It’s little surprise that the idea for Bounce, the new app from IdeaPaint, the Boston-based maker of dry erase paint, came out of a brainstorming session. The company, which has been shellacking walls with their product since launching in 2008, had been getting requests from its users to add more capabilities to its product than […]

Nara Logics expands its artificial intelligence offerings to banking industry



Nara Logics expands its artificial intelligence offerings to banking industry

Nara Logics, a Cambridge-based developer of an artificial intelligence recommendation engine, announced today that it has expanded its AI-driven data analysis services to the financial and banking industries. Nara, which uses neuroscience-informed computer software to analyze and organize data sets, will add its brain-like services to various complicated processes in the financial space. Some of […]

Smarterer opens its API, allowing sites to embed its skill assessment tests



Smarterer opens its API, allowing sites to embed its skill assessment tests

For Boston-based Smarterer, life after its acquisition by Pluralsight is not only quite good, but very productive. On Thursday, the company announced that it will be opening up its API so that other websites can use Smarterer’s multiple choice skill tests for free. Smarterer offers crowdsourced assessments that can quickly gauge someone’s skills in areas […]

Bite Kite aims to speed up fast food delivery



Bite Kite aims to speed up fast food delivery

From: betaboston.com There are some nights when Andreas Goeldi just doesn’t have the time to make dinner. The chief technology officer at the YouTube marketing firm Pixability is the father of two young children, and like so many busy parents, he and his wife often found themselves ordering dinner out on days when their schedules […]