Bloomberg Baystate Business: Energy and Biotech

Bloomberg Boston Bureau Chief Tom Moroney and Radio News Anchors Peter Barnes, Pat Carroll, Anne Mostue and Janet Wu are joined by top names from local business and finance to medicine and politics, along with Bloomberg reporters covering the latest stories in Boston, the Bay State and beyond. Today we talked about the relationship between ageing nuclear power plants and clean energy goals with Christopher Knittel, Professor of Applied Economics at MIT. We also got an update on a local company the makes tiny microphones. Vesper CEO Matt Crowley talked about their new round of funding that will allow them to scale up production. Architect Gary Johnson of Cambridge7 Associates talked about the renovation of the Langham Hotel and the challenges of renovating Boston’s old buildings. Janet Wu reported on the thousands of people who are in Boston for the BIO Convention. Later, we spoke with the President and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), Jim Greenwood, about the convention. Bloomberg News investing reporter Charlie Stein, who was our guest host today, talked about his story on the terminal that examines Fidelity’s Magellan Fund, which he says is making a comeback, but investors don’t seem to care. Finally, Warren Katz, Managing Director, TechStars Autonomous Technology Accelerator with the U.S. Air Force, talked about how the U.S. Army is looking at Boston for the headquarters of its new Future Command.

Running time 55:34

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