In late 2017, a federal watchdog unit assigned a working group to keep an eye on cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, and to sound an alert if those alternate currencies showed signs of becoming a risk to the stability of the US... Read more »
Trefoil Therapeutics, which is developing treatments for diseases that affect the cornea, the outermost layer of the eye, has raised $28 million to move its lead drug candidate into human testing.
The company is developing an engineered form of fibroblast growth... Read more »
IBM’s acquisition of open-source software maker Red Hat cleared the hurdle of approval from European regulators Thursday because it raised no concerns about competition, according to the European Commission.
The $34 billion deal, which the companies plan on closing in the... Read more »
Degreed, which helps businesses upgrade the skills of their staffers through an online gateway to learning resources, announced Thursday it has raised $75 million to grow the service and expand internationally.
San Francisco-based Degreed is among the educational technology companies... Read more »
Youth. Charm. Fearlessness. Ruthless focus. These can be positive attributes in an entrepreneur, but in a more rational world, technology investors wouldn’t overvalue them. Risk capital would be allocated based mostly on evidence, data, progress towards milestones—in short, on proof.
In... Read more »
The American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago has wrapped up for another year.
Last week, we featured two stories that you wouldn’t find at the ASCO frenzy: Immunotherapy’s lack of progress in treating breast cancer, and one woman’s... Read more »
Vice Provost and Director of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative at Duke University
President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of SciQuest
CEO of the Marine Bio-Technologies Center of Innovation
CEO and co-founder of BoostSuite
Managing Partner at Pappas Ventures
Vice President, Carolinas HealthCare System
Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Retired CEO of ShopperTrak RCT Corporation
CEO of G1 Therapeutics
Managing Director of Hatteras Discovery and Venture Partner at Hatteras Venture Partners
President of the Council for Economic Development (CED)