Yearly Archives: 2018

/2018

The Start-up Scene:  Investing in Tools and Platforms

I’ve been to a number of panel discussions with biotech investors.  Although much of the advice is similar, some bears repeating.  Also, this particular panel focused on early stage investing in biotech startups in the tools and platform space.  Some insights are more directed to [...]

2021-04-16T02:25:00+00:00December 17th, 2018|Blog, Happenings|

Connecting the Dots for Written Description

Your first patent application – you try to think of all of the possible variations, all the possible diseases that could be diagnosed or treated, all the potential doses, all the potential chemical or protein variants.  But will these lists provide sufficient support for the [...]

2021-04-16T02:21:55+00:00November 19th, 2018|Blog, Groundworks|

A Common Passion – a Shout-out to Startups

Last week was 3 consecutive days of pitches, 3 different settings, 3 different audiences.  I heard a lot of great ideas in a wide variety of styles.  Some were more sales-focused, some more data-focused.  Some founders were nervous, others strode out with confidence.  The diversity [...]

2021-04-16T02:20:19+00:00November 12th, 2018|Blog, Happenings|

Biting off more than you can chew . . . and relishing in the moment

Ok, I confess.  I took a week off.  I write one short blog each week, sometimes informational in nature, other times comprised of my observations and musings. It’s more for my own writing experience. Or at least as a personal goal, that is why I [...]

2021-04-16T02:17:17+00:00October 29th, 2018|Blog, Musings|

Do you know what you have signed onto?

It may be time to have a look.   Companies sign onto a lot of agreements – confidentiality, materials transfer, collaborations, contract research, contract manufacturing, clinical trials and the like.  These agreements each come with obligations and restrictions.  Are you keeping track? Make time for [...]

2021-04-16T02:15:17+00:00October 15th, 2018|Blog, Groundworks|