Ed Kaye never thought he’d run a biotech —until waking up one day in 2015 realizing not only that he could, but that Sarepta Therapeutics, where he was chief medical officer at the time, may fall apart if he didn’t.
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This video is the stuff of nightmares.
It depicts A.I.-directed drones loaded with small amounts of explosive, seeking out and killing targets autonomously. A slick tech executive makes his (for now) fictional pitch of this “improvement” on the large, Predator-style military... Read more »
Sean Parker, Facebook’s first president, just joined a group that’s a favorite topic of history listicles: He’s an innovator who has become abashed by the breakthrough he helped to create.
Microsoft is deepening its efforts to help Wisconsin foster more high-growth startups. The Seattle-based tech giant’s latest move in the Badger State is a new partnership with Gener8tor, an organization based in the state that runs training programs for early-stage... Read more »
[Updated 11/10/17, 10:25 a.m. See below.] Microsoft is applying the same model it used to launch its quantum computing and chatbot efforts to innovation in healthcare, signaling the company’s ambition and optimism about the transformative potential of artificial intelligence... Read more »
The rising death toll from opioids has prompted policymakers to try various ways to take on the problem. President Trump’s opioid commission released its final report this week, calling for expansion of drug courts, better physician training, and penalties for insurers... Read more »
Investors continue to pour millions of dollars into startups attempting to apply artificial intelligence technologies to various problems in healthcare.
After Techstars opened its first program in Boulder, CO, in 2007, the startup accelerator program expanded into three cities over the next four years. But then the real growth started happening. In 2011, Techstars began launching accelerators that focused on startups... Read more »
International money transfer business Remitly will add $115 million to its coffers through what would be the largest investment in a Seattle company in the last year.
From a venture investment perspective, digital health is having a record year—one that has come as something of a surprise against the backdrop of federal policy uncertainty. But is investor interest extending into artificial intelligence applications for healthcare?
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General Partner at Founder's Co-op
Medical device investor
Co-Founder and CEO, Seattle Genetics
CEO, Accelerator Corporation; CEO and Director, Acylin Therapeutics
Chief Revenue Officer, RealGames North America
Partner at Ignition Partners
Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Washington
Founder and CEO, Lighter Capital
Founder, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute
Co-Founder and CEO, Cascadia Capital