Kite Pharma wasn’t expecting a regulatory decision for its non-Hodgkin lymphoma treatment until November, but this week, the company got the FDA’s O.K.
Eleven startups that spent the summer working in the Techstars Mobility accelerator program took to the stage to pitch their technologies to a packed house of investors, entrepreneurs, media, and other stakeholders at the Detroit Film Theatre Wednesday. According to Techstars,... Read more »
Despite uncertainty over the future of the Affordable Care Act, investors continue to see opportunities to build successful businesses in healthcare technology and related services.
Banks and financial technology companies are scrambling for territory in the online payments arena, as they compete to offer the safest and most convenient digital transaction mechanisms for both consumers and merchants.
The conventional wisdom about Silicon Valley is that it’s a playground for the underdogs, a fertile ground for young entrepreneurs building startups that are going to “change the world.”
Instead, the Bay Area—while, yes, still home to thirsty young entrepreneurs—is increasingly... Read more »
General Electric’s push to remake itself as a software-focused industrial manufacturer took another step forward today with the announcement of a partnership with Silicon Valley giant Apple.
The companies are rolling out a software development kit that enables developers to create... Read more »
In advance of an anticipated Senate hearing on drug prices, President Donald Trump once again denounced drug companies as “getting away with murder.” The first time he did so, using the same phrase just before his inauguration, the markets shuddered.... Read more »
Digital technologies have helped create immense wealth and societal progress, but not everyone has shared in that prosperity.
Many tech companies are feverishly working to develop self-driving cars and other mobility-related innovations, but that’s only the first step.
Once startups have a prototype or working concept, the next step is introducing it to the region’s automotive ecosystem—a complicated web... Read more »
In mid-October, eleven college students will be flying to California for an opportunity that would be the envy of any Ivy League MBA candidate—they’ll meet the venture capital firm partners who will personally mentor them throughout the school year.
The students—all... Read more »
Steve Case, venture capitalist, author, and co-founder of AOL, is preparing to hit the road this week on his sixth Rise of the Rest tour, where he travels to emerging innovation hubs in search of investment-worthy tech startups and to highlight... Read more »
Ann Arbor, MI-based Strata Oncology this week announced a new partnership with the University of California, San Francisco, to provide $25 million in free tumor sequencing nationwide for men with metastatic prostate cancer.
Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics, UCSF
Partner, Venrock Ventures
Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University
Partner, Morgenthaler Ventures
CEO and Co-Founder, Solazyme
Partner, Norwest Venture Partners
Managing Director, Versant Ventures
W20 chairman and CEO
Founder of the One Million by One Million (1M/1M) initiative
Professor of Bioengineering, Stanford University
Partner, ARCH Venture Partners