Tag Archives: Startup

This Biotech Startup Just Raised $47 Million To Make Drugs From Fungi

Fungi in the lab Hexagon Bio In 1928, a Scottish researcher by the name of Alexander Fleming came back from vacation to discover that he’d accidentally grown a species of fungi called Penicillium on a petri dish containing bacteria. The fungi, to Fleming’s surprise, appeared to be keeping the growth of that bacteria at bay.… Read More »

What Makes a Digital Health Startup a Winner? | John Sharp, Personal Connected Health Alliance

Health Tech Dec 20, 2019• BY JESSICA DAMASSA, WTF HEALTH What separates successful digital health startups from the pack? John Sharp, Director of Thought Advisory for the Personal Connected Health Alliance (a HIMSS organization) has watched digital health ‘grow up’ over the years as an industry analyst focused on health IT, consumer health, and health… Read More »

Hyperscaling: Startup Advice from Softbank | Sakshi Chhabra Mittal, VP Softbank Vision Fund

Health Tech Aug 21, 2019• Softbank Vision Fund is a $ 100 billion technology-focused fund with an eagle eye on the tech that is poised to disrupt large markets, including healthcare. From hyperscaling to detailed advice on pitching, VP Sakshi Chhabra Mittal goes deep on what they’re looking for from startups, especially those that have… Read More »

Here’s How This Female-Founded Startup Is Promising To Revolutionise Your Sex Life

Ever thought of sex toys, lube—hell, even condoms as kinda tacky before? All bright colours and provocative imagery that just doesn’t compute with who you are? Well, no more! Maude is here, and their aim is simple; to make sex better for all people. Tired of seeing an outdated, over-assorted, and gendered approach to the… Read More »