Category Archives: Life Sciences

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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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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Why Tamr?

Over the past 2+ years, I’ve been fortunate to have the opportunity to contribute to the Cambridge/Boston start-up ecosystem as a mentor and investor in more than 25 local start-ups (list of investments here).   During that time, my partner and friend, Mike … 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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Open Patient Consent and Clinical Research Data

Overcoming Lingering Concerns In my last several posts, I wrote about how crucial it is to increase the liquidity of clinical research data ― particularly clinical trial data ― and how we can achieve improved data liquidity with patient-centric systems and software. But there’s … Continue reading

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