Nature Publishing backs startup Relay Technology

Relay Technology Management has landed a new backer and partner as the Boston startup gears up for the debut of its software that tracks and evaluates discoveries from academic and industry labs. Nature Publishing Group, the owner of the journal Nature and magazine Scientific American, pumped an undisclosed amount into the young company in a strategic tie-up. "We are excited to be entering into a partnership with Nature Publishing Group, the pre-eminent provider of content for the scientific community," said David Greenwald, CEO and co-founder of Relay, in a statement. "Not only is Relay gaining an experienced strategic investor with domain expertise but also a partner with a strong potential for long-term synergies between our platforms." Item