BG Medicine, Inc.

BG Medicine Announces Decision to Withdraw IPO

BG Medicine Announces Decision to Withdraw IPO

January 23, 2008

January 23, 2008 -- Waltham, Mass. BG Medicine, a medical diagnostics company, announced today that based on current market conditions, it has chosen not to proceed with its planned initial public offering at this time. The company has withdrawn its registration statement on Form S-1 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Seventh Sense Biosystems, Inc.

Seventh Sense, Rox Anderson and Bob Langer Startup, Seeks to Collect Blood With No Pain

Seventh Sense, Rox Anderson and Bob Langer Startup, Seeks to Collect Blood With No Pain

May 20, 2010

Ryan McBride 5/20/10
Xconomy.com

Seventh Sense Biosystems wants to remove some of the hassle, expense, and pain of collecting blood for medical tests. The secretive startup has recently begun talks with major healthcare companies about its technology, which includes a device for collecting blood samples that almost anyone ought to be able to use without causing pain ... [read the full, original posting on Xconomy.com]

Calling All Experienced Entrepreneurs: New England Clean Energy Council Launches Fellowship Program to Transition Proven Executives into Massachusetts’ Emerging Clean Energy Cluster

Calling All Experienced Entrepreneurs: New England Clean Energy Council Launches Fellowship Program to Transition Proven Executives into Massachusetts’ Emerging Clean Energy Cluster

April 17, 2008

Massachusetts Technology Collaborative’s John Adams Innovation Institute To Sponsor Initial Pilot Program

Flagship Managing Partner Noubar Afeyan Awarded 2008 Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Flagship Managing Partner Noubar Afeyan Awarded 2008 Ellis Island Medal of Honor

May 12, 2008

Flagship Ventures is pleased to announce that Noubar Afeyan was honored this last weekend in New York City as one of the 2008 Ellis Island Medal of Honor recipients. The award recognizes Noubar's contributions to the local community, as well as his extensive role in supporting long range visions for the country of Armenia, its business environment and culture, and world-wide understanding and awareness of Armenian issues. The Partners and employees of Flagship join the awarding organization, NECO, in congratulating Noubar on this honor.

Clean Energy Fellowship Program Transitions Proven Entrepreneurs into New England’s Clean Energy Economy

Clean Energy Fellowship Program Transitions Proven Entrepreneurs into New England’s Clean Energy Economy

June 10, 2008

New England Clean Energy Council Announces Fellows, Begins Classes

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The New England Clean Energy Council (the Council) today announced the fellows chosen for its Clean Energy Fellowship Program – a first of its kind executive-development curriculum designed to rapidly transition experienced technology entrepreneurs into the region’s clean energy sector.

Mass Technology Leadership Council Announces 2008 Mass Technology Leadership Award Winners

Mass Technology Leadership Council Announces 2008 Mass Technology Leadership Award Winners

October 24, 2008

Awards RecognizeOutstanding Individuals and Corporations in Technology Development, Implementation and Leadership

Flagship's Doug Cole named to Mass Life Sciences Center's scientific advisry board

Flagship's Doug Cole named to Mass Life Sciences Center's scientific advisry board

January 27, 2009

Mass. Life Sciences Center taps three VCs for science board

MIT's Technology Review Unveils 2010 TR50 List of the World's Most Innovative Companies

MIT's Technology Review Unveils 2010 TR50 List of the World's Most Innovative Companies

February 23, 2010

MIT's Technology Review unveiled its innaugural TR50 List of the World's Most Innovative Companies today, and three Flagship portfolio companies are on it: Joule Biotechnologies, Novomer, and BIND Biosciences. See the full list.

Flagship highlighted in WSJ blog Venture Capital Dispatch for having three companies in MIT Technolgy Review TR50 Most Innovative Companies list

Flagship highlighted in WSJ blog Venture Capital Dispatch for having three companies in MIT Technolgy Review TR50 Most Innovative Companies list

March 2, 2010

The Daily Start-Up (March 2, 2020)
Wall Street Journal (blog) - Scott Austin

...Seven venture firms tied with three companies apiece: Bessemer Venture Partners, Duff Ackerman & Goodrich, Flagship Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield ... Read the full post online

Noubar Afeyan to Join Anatoly Chubais of RUSNANO in MIT Sloan Event

Noubar Afeyan to Join Anatoly Chubais of RUSNANO in MIT Sloan Event

April 6, 2010

On Friday, April 9, the MIT Sloan community will welcome Anatoly Chubais, Chairman and CEO of RUSNANO. RUSNANO is Russia's state-owned nanotechnology firm and was one of several firms created in 2007 to jump-start investment in non-energy sectors. Mr. Chubais has also played an important role in the launch of the SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management where MIT Sloan has been involved in a major collaboration. Mr.