Make complex stories simple

Great communication can be extremely powerful for swaying investors, bringing in talent, and coordinating teams. It’s one ability that is really worth investing time and energy in because of its strong upside when done well.  We talked to many founders over the last few years and I wanted to share here a few thoughts about…More

Great science companies can start with little funding

Many scientists we’ve been talking to think that it’s not worth starting a company unless they have significant funding on hand because research-intensive startups are so capital-intensive. Research and development can burn through a lot of money very quickly, but that doesn’t mean that only having limited resources available is a deal breaker – in…More

Founder-led biotech is not a new concept. Impressive companies emerged this way.

Founder-led biotech companies are becoming increasingly common. While we are seeing inspiring companies emerging, there is still a lot of skepticism around this concept.  It’s important to remember that this is not an entirely new phenomenon and that (even very technical) founders have built and led very successful, multi-billion dollar biotech companies.  Some of these…More