The End of Silicon Valley as We Know It? by @oreillymedia

Understanding four trends that may shape the future of Silicon Valley is also a road map to some of the biggest technology-enabled opportunities of the next decades: Consumer internet entrepreneurs lack many of the skills needed for the life sciences revolution. Internet regulation is upon us. Climate response is capital intensive, and inherently local. The [...]

Corporate innovation in the entrepreneurial age (a @dealroomco report)

In summary. Nearly everything’s about software (except handbags and champagne) Scale is a commodity. Competition is about entrepreneurship Talent is flocking to startups. And startups are built from anywhere More than ever, corporates would benefit from partnering with startups, and strong ties with entrepreneurial ecosystems Origin: pdf report   The tech boom: tech companies globally [...]

Solving VC’s ESG Puzzle, by @gabekleinman 

The reason VC’s are gaining ESG altitude is simple: institutional investors and family offices are now leaning in. Origen: Solving VC’s ESG Puzzle. Upstream investment strategy remains… | by Gabe Kleinman | May, 2021 | World Positive Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) standards are having a moment with climate change (and climate risk), broad socioeconomic [...]

Human API standardizes health records with AI by @venturebeat

Human API’s platform provides a means of accessing and sharing Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources-compatible (FHIR) health records among physicians, startups, enterprises, and insurers. Origen: Human API raises $20 million to standardize health records with AI Human API, a San Mateo, California-based company developing an AI pipeline that structures health data into a standardized format, this [...]

“Betting on Biotech” report by @pitchbook

Cultivating an understanding of the VC investment landscape of US-based biotech & pharma startups. Origin: PitchBook Analyst Note: Betting on Biotech Key takeaways: Over the last few decades, the biotechnology & pharmaceuticals (biotech & pharma) industry has seen a shift from drug development through internal R&D efforts at large-cap public incumbents to an M&A-based model. The drug [...]

Billionaires John and Laura Arnold’s Data-Driven Philanthropy ( @Bloomberg vía @luxury )

…the majority of pledged money sits unspent, as U.S. tax rules make it easy to procrastinate… John and Laura Arnold want to change that… Origen: Billionaires John and Laura Arnold’s Data-Driven Philanthropy - Bloomberg Over the past few decades, the surging wealth of the top 0.1% has spurred many promises of lavish donations. But the [...]

Launching Europe’s “unicorn factory” by @siftedeu

“We are creating possibly the biggest deeptech equity fund in Europe.” Origen: Launching Europe’s “unicorn factory” | Sifted …a €10bn war chest, run by the European Innovation Council (EIC), to back his plans. “The EIC should become Europe’s unicorn factory,” he tells Sifted in an interview. “We are creating possibly the biggest deeptech equity fund [...]

The Invention of Money – @NewYorker

worth read article on this interesting system we all live into, built upon trial and error. …the man who almost bankrupted a country and the supreme advocate of bankers’ bailouts would be amused to see just how little we have learned… Origen: The Invention of Money | The New Yorker How did these once wild [...]

SME Instrument, actually smart money

Origen: Presenting Europe's Innovation Kitchen - SME Instrument Report 2018 - European Commission Since its start in 2014, the SME Instrument has invested €1.3 billion in a unique selection of 3.200 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to get their breakthrough innovations faster on the market. With a network of 750 international business coaches and a [...]

2018-07-12T16:30:16+02:00July 12th, 2018|funding, innovation, Sin categoría|

Toxic VC and the marginal-dollar problem

So about that warning label, perhaps it should be: “Founders: Burn Responsibly.” Think of your company as a car in a race to cross the country with an engine that’s leaking gasoline. The faster you accelerate the engine, the more the car leaks and the greater the risk of explosion. You have two options. You [...]

2018-01-06T20:32:41+01:00January 6th, 2018|funding|
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