So yesterday I decided to send a quick email out to all the women VCs I know (probably about 40) to ask them to send me input for my blog, specifically ongoing reports of great accomplishments by their female VC brethren. I got a lot of nice notes saying they will keep it in mind, […]
Life, Do You Hear Me?!!
In May 2010, Craig Venter and his team at the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), a not-for-profit genomic research organization, announced that they had successfully constructed the first self-replicating, synthetic bacterial cell. To grossly oversimplify it, what they did was take a series of computer-generated DNA sequences, stitch them together into a genome (the genetic […]
Girls Rule: Karen Talmadge
Saw today that my colleague, Karen Talmadge, has been given the Charles H. Best Medal for Distinguished Service in the Cause of Diabetes. I am really happy for her. Karen is a first-class professional and brilliant and I have the honor of working with her as a fellow Board Member of Veralight, a non-invasive diabetes […]
So it turns out "blog" is a verb….
The final straw was Jeff Bussgang’s article in PE Hub today encouraging more healthcare/life sciences VCs to blog (see link below). More VC Bloggers Needed (Seriously) I’ve been thinking about this whole blogging thing but desperately trying to stay out of the way of the Facebook/Blog/Twitter information superhighway in an effort to remain firmly aligned […]
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