The fallacy of “protecting your turf”

I’ve been getting Indian CROs on CRAMbridge over the last couple of weeks and am amazed by the breadth and depth of scientific talent they have in-house. With the right amount of direction from upper management, this can be leveraged to make these guys truly innovative biotech companies. But there’s one troubling thread that’s common […]

The one entrepreneur + VC story every biotech start-up should have in its DNA

The birth of the first biotech startup The mid-70s was to biotechnology what the late 60s was to rock music (except no one knew that’s what it would be called). Crazy scientists were working on crazy ideas and getting crazy results. Among them Herb Boyer, Stanley Cohen, Arthur Riggs, and Keiichi Itakura (among others) were […]