OVP Taps Elder Weissman as Adviser

3/12/09

OVP Venture Partners, the Kirkland, WA-based venture investor in IT, cleantech, and digital biology, said today it has recruited Irv Weissman to join its technical advisory group. Weissman, a professor at Stanford University, co-discovered stem cells that form blood in humans, and is a co-founder of three stem cell companies—SyStemix, StemCells, and Cellerant. He is the father of Carl Weissman, a managing director with OVP and CEO of Seattle-based Accelerator.

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