Author Archives: andyhpalmer

Patent Troll Reform – next steps after Senate victory this past week

Thanks to everyone who provided their support last week regarding the Patent Troll reform legislation that is working its way through Beacon Hill. We have good news to report! The bill S.2622 passed in the Senate, and now the focus … Continue reading

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Call to action : time to fix the patent troll problem

This 2016 open letter was a call to action to fight patent trolls in Massachusetts and protect our innovative companies. The best people in the startup ecosystem in Boston are supportive.  Senator Eric Lesser has provided leadership to get a new bill … Continue reading

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Congrats to the team @ PillPack

I’m thrilled for my friends TJ and Elliot at PillPack on their announcement today with Amazon. From the moment I met TJ and Elliot back in 2013 – I believed that if anyone was going to reinvent pharmacy it was going to be … Continue reading

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Maxwell Health acquired by Sun Life Financial

Congrats to Veer, Vinay and the entire team at Maxwell Health on their acquisition by Sun Life. https://www.xconomy.com/boston/2018/06/04/sun-life-financial-buys-maxwell-health-to-ease-insuring-buying/

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Bowstreet…More stuff from the archive

More stuff from the spring cleaning…great memories from early days of XML and RESTful services.

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from the files : Trilogy/pcOder

Going through my old files/spring cleaning and turned up a bunch of old Trilogy/pcOrder.com stuff.  Thought that Trilogy/pcOrder alums would get a kick out of these.

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Great post on Software IPOs

Fantastic post here from Alex Oppenheimer on software IPO’s over the past decade.  Amazing how quickly our industry changes and how companies that looked dominant 10 years ago have had to change dramatically or risk being left in the dust. … Continue reading

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Updated List of Institutional Seed Funds in Boston/Cambridge

It’s been almost 3 years since my last post on Seed Funds – figured it was time for a refresh. As I talk to entrepreneurs, I am often asked about the best sources of seed funding. In Boston over the … Continue reading

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Firecracker acquired by Wolters Kluwer

Congrats to the team at Firecracker on the announcement of their acquisition by Wolters Kluwer.  The Firecracker team has worked incredibly hard over the past 5+ years to bring a modern learning experience to medical school students.  Special congrats to … Continue reading

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Great work @ Novartis by Joris VanDam

Great announcement today regarding the partnership between Novartis and Pear Therapeutics.  This work has been driven by my friend Joris VanDam @ Novartis. The combination of digital and traditional therapies is the future of the biopharmaceutical industry and Joris is leading the … Continue reading

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