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September 21, 2018


Editorial: Boston sports pride is driven by business

Massachusetts is rightly known as a sports-crazed state. But it’s not just fans of our teams who are helping to fuel the state’s economy — it’s also businesses that invest in the areas around stadiums. Source: Boston Biz

Meet the BBJ's 2018 40 Under 40 honorees

They are young executives on the rise, entrepreneurs and innovators who are truly making a mark in their respective industries in ways that are fueling Massachusetts’ economic engine. Introducing the Boston Business Journal’s 2018 40 Under 40 honorees: a group of people who have climbed the professional ranks at a young age while still finding time

First look: Inside phase one of GE’s $200M Innovation Point HQ

In the two years since General Electric Co. moved its headquarters to Boston, a lot has changed — both along the South Boston waterfront, and within the multinational conglomerate itself. One thing that hasn’t changed, said Ann Klee, GE’s (NYSE: GE) vice president of environment, heath and safety, is the company’s commitment to Boston. “Everything

Ex-Aegerion chief Beer raises $42M for women's health startup

Renovia Inc., a startup co-founded by former Aegerion Pharmaceuticals CEO Marc Beer, will move forward with several new products for pelvic floor disorders after closing a $32 million Series B round on Tuesday, along with $10 million in venture debt. The Boston-based medtech company is developing various diagnostic and therapeutic products to treat pelvic floor

State set to finally review marijuana-testing labs

The Cannabis Control Commission will review license applications from two marijuana-testing labs at its meeting on Thursday, addressing a major issue that has slowed the rollout of the recreational marijuana industry. Framingham’s MCR Labs and Salem-based CDXAnalytics will both have their applications reviewed by the full commission, according to an agenda released Tuesday. Though there

Lahey Health appoints interim CEO as state reviews merger

Lahey Health has named Dr. Richard Nesto as its interim CEO, as the organization seeks state approval for a mega-merger with four other hospitals. Nesto, who currently serves as chief medical officer for the health system, will take over on Oct. 1. He will succeed Dr. Howard Grant, who announced in January 2017 that he

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