Tech Startup Uses Cell Phones To Root Out Counterfeit Drugs
May 17, 2011 | Forbes
PhD Innovation Program graduate, Ashifi Gogo co-founded Sproxil and decided to focus on Nigeria because the government is proactive about fighting counterfeit drugs, and the country has a strong cell phone culture and “a lot of swindlers.”
Laser vision firm Avedro bumps funding to $13M
May 9, 2011 | Mass High Tech
Avedro Inc.,—a laser vision correction company based on technology developed by Professor Stuart Trembly—has raised $13.3 million of a planned $15.5 million financing.
SustainX blows open funding round to add $5.6M
May 4, 2011 | Mass High Tech
SustainX Inc., an energy storage technology company based in West Lebanon, N.H., has bumped its recent funding round up by an additional $5.6 million and added new backer General Catalyst Partners to the investor mix.
The battle against counterfeit drugs
April 4, 2011 | CNN
CNN's Christian Purefoy reports on how mobile technology is helping to identify counterfeit drugs. Featured is PhD Innovation Program graduate, Ashifi Gogo, co-founder of Sproxil, Inc.
The Midas List: 2011’s Top Tech Investors
April 1, 2011 | Forbes
Thayer alums and board members Scott Sandell and Terry McGuire are #5 and #29, respectively, on Forbes's list of Top Tech Investors of 2011.
Acumen Fund Invests in Sproxil, Inc. to Combat Counterfeit Medicine Using Mobile Technology
March 22, 2011 | Acumen
Acumen Fund, a nonprofit global venture fund addressing poverty in South Asia and East Africa, today announced an investment in Sproxil, Inc., a company that provides a Mobile Product Authentication™ (MPA™) solution that enables consumers to verify that the pharmaceutical product they are buying is genuine.
New Hampshire-based company SustainX has received $14.4 million from GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE, and other investors to continue developing its technology for energy storage using compressed air.
GE invests in storage unit innovation
March 16, 2011 | CNET News
SustainX announced it's received $14.4 million in funding from GE subsidiary GE Energy Financial Services, Cadent Energy Partners, Polaris Ventures, and Rockport Capital.
NH’s SustainX brings in $14.4M from GE and others
March 16, 2011 | Mass High Tech
SustainX Inc., which is developing technology that uses compressed air for energy storage, has received a $14.4 million investment from GE Energy Financial Services.
Anti-Counterfeiting Startup Sproxil Completes $1.8M Offering
February 28, 2011 | Citybiznews
Sproxil Inc., which provides anti-counterfeiting technology for use with mobile phones and targeted at emerging markets, has completed a $1.79 million equity offering.