Earlier this month, I tweeted about how talent was the biggest constraint in biotech. I highlighted that the number of VC-backed startups in biotech remained constrained relatively flat for years despite huge increases in aggregate funding flows, and that this was caused by talent bottlenecks rather than limits on ideas or capital. This observation unleashed a storm on Twitter:
Reprints Here are the makings of an interesting tale. At least, one type of A. The technology is very early, but has the potential to reshape computer architectures down the road, especially as A. A big twist here is that Harris and Shen were the lead authors on a key paper detailing the technology in the journal Nature Photonics last June.
They were also on the same business-plan team for the MIT and Harvard competitions, under the name Lightmatter. Why they have split into two companies is not totally clear, but we may have more on that after hearing from both sides.
From sources familiar with the companies, who spoke on background, the situation sounds like a classic founder divorce over differences in personality, culture, and company strategy. He said that after he posted the key paper on arXiv. That program helped lead to a weeklong trip to China where Shen met with investors; apparently the trip was successful.
Shen relayed how his startup thinking has evolved in the past year. With competitive tensions running high between the countries—particularly in A. E-mail him at gthuang [at] xconomy.Two years after making her first-ever rounds of business meetings at the J.P.
Morgan healthcare conference, Alice Zhang has steered her biotech startup, Verge Genomics, into a $32 million Series A.
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