Venture Capital

5 Lessons We Haven’t Learned Yet from the Theranos Scandal

June 19, 2018

Theranos will go down as the early 21st century’s biggest healthcare fraud. It is epic on the level of Uber’s toxic culture. Founder and CEO Elizabeth Holms built partnerships with major health behemoths. They raised money for their innovative blood testing device from experienced investors. It was all a sham. There are plenty of explanations…

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Is Silicon Valley About to Democratize Academic Health Research?

March 6, 2017

#ResearchTech: An emerging group of venture backed tech companies are disrupting a $100 billion dollar sector and improving our lives with faster, and cheaper scientific evidence. We’ve all seen venture-backed tech companies eliminate barriers and transform our culture. Kickstarter allows anyone to support creative projects, not just wealthy benefactors. Blogging tools, YouTube, and Instagram allows…

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