Category Archives: Health Care

Most entrepreneurs (including myself) are not in their ’20s….

A post by Meredith Somers @ MIT last week here caused me to think about my own entrepreneurial journey.  I had entrepreneurial tendencies early in my career – always trying to emulate my grandfather (reference here) – however I didn’t “co-found” a significant … 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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Kinsa – 10M+ real temperature readings to deliver world’s best real-time flu tracking

Lots of people (including myself) talk about the potential impact of information technology in healthcare – as published in the New York Times – Inder Singh and the Kinsa team are delivering real health benefits to real people every day – helping fight the … Continue reading

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Koa Labs : The Next Chapter

Over the past 5+ years I’ve been working hard to help develop founder culture in Cambridge/Boston ecosystem. Thanks to my wife Amy for supporting my seemingly never ending startup addiction – she’s an amazing partner and soul mate.  As I … Continue reading

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Tamr & GE

I’m truly thrilled by the work that we’ve been doing @ Tamr with GE. Summary of the latest and greatest @ Tamr blog here. The winds of change are blowing strong in enterprise data and analytics space. I’m very excited … Continue reading

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What’s Up in Boston/Cambridge in 2015

What’s Up in the Boston/Cambridge Innovation Ecosystem in 2015? Everything. The last few years of growth have been great for the Boston-area entrepreneurial community.  Talented company founders (including many first-timers), scientists, engineers, marketers and supporters have productized creative new ideas … Continue reading

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To Infinity and beyond…actually to Constant Therapy

I was having lunch in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in the early 2000’s with my great friend and mentor – Frank Moss. Though we were proud of the companies and products we had built, ultimately we knew a sense of meaningful … Continue reading

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Project FDA: Bringing the FDA into the 21st Century

On May 15, I’ll be participating in a conference, “The Digital Future of Molecular Medicine: Rethinking FDA Regulation,” being sponsored by the Manhattan Institute’s Project FDA. I’ll be joining Andrew von Eschenbach, chairman of Project FDA and former FDA commissioner and … Continue reading

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Building Systems for Scientists at NIBR

How a Two-Year Gig turned into a Four-Year Journey, For All the Right Reasons Four years ago, Remy Evard and Brent Sanders came to visit Amy and me at our place in New Castle, NH.  It was snowing and I … Continue reading

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