Happenings

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The Excitement, the Dismay and Everything In-Between: JPM2019 week

  Another JPM week rolls around and in comes the rainy weather to SF.  It’s getting to be quite a pattern. Each year I look forward to it and dread it.  It’s a week of seeing colleagues, meeting lots of new people, and learning about [...]

2021-04-16T02:30:31+00:00January 15th, 2019|Blog, Happenings|

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|

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|

When Tech Plays in Bio:  Y Combinator Jumps into Life Sciences Startups

  Y Combinator (YC) is a well-known player in the startup incubator space, but mostly associated with tech.  Although there have been companies in YC with a healthcare focus, many of the past have been information-technology or tools-based. Now, YC has jumped with both feet [...]

2021-04-15T16:42:05+00:00July 24th, 2018|Blog, Happenings|