Tag Archives: Scale

NIH launches new collaboration to develop gene-based cures for sickle cell disease and HIV on global scale

News Release Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Initial investment aims to advance accessible and scalable candidate interventions into clinical trials within 10 years. The National Institutes of Health plans to invest at least $ 100 million over the next four years toward an audacious goal: develop affordable, gene-based cures for sickle cell disease (SCD) and HIV.… Read More »

Telemedicine Service Zava Raises $32M Series A To Scale Across Europe

David Meinertz, cofounder and CEO of Zava Zava This week, Zava, a telemedicine provider with over 3 million paid consultations to date, has announced a $ 32 million Series A investment ahead of its launch into statutory healthcare systems in Germany, France and the UK. Zava’s mission is to build healthcare that is accessible, dependable and… Read More »

How Steve Jobs Scores On The Wedgwood Innovation Scale

The silhouettes of people walking past a photograph of Steve Jobs. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg © 2016 Bloomberg Finance LP Steve Jobs bestrides the recent history of entrepreneurialism like a colossus. He has been called the greatest entrepreneur of our time. He revolutionized at least three industries: computers, music, and movies. Bill Gates, Sergey Brin and Larry… Read More »