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PureTech closes $50M growth stage round to add more life sciences programs - MedCity News

PureTech closes $50M growth stage round to add more life sciences programs - MedCity News | Transforming Science into Commercial Success | Scoop.it
PureTech, a Boston-based life science research and development business that cultivates ideas across biotech, medical devices and digital health, raised an additional $50 million growth stage investment round from existing...
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Health care start-ups rake in record money in 2014

Health care start-ups rake in record money in 2014 | Transforming Science into Commercial Success | Scoop.it
Ask venture capitalists in Silicon Valley about which industry they're most excited to revolutionize, and odds are high that they'll say health care.

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5 Tips For Breaking Into The Business Of Health Care

5 Tips For Breaking Into The Business Of Health Care | Transforming Science into Commercial Success | Scoop.it
As a health care CEO, physician and business school professor, Dr. Pearl has come up with five things entrepreneurs can do to change health care for the better.
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Social Media Finds Success in Healthcare Industry

Social Media Finds Success in Healthcare Industry | Transforming Science into Commercial Success | Scoop.it
There are dozens of studies and statistics that show the pervasiveness and importance of social media in the healthcare world. But why does it matter? Primarily, it points to the future of health information. With 18- to 24-year-old early adopters dominating social media, it points to a growing need to meet patients where they are.
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How To Pitch To Investors In Under 2 Minutes

Updated August 2, 2013: This video will show you how to pitch to investors in under 2 minutes without the aid of any slides. When you are given the opportuni...
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The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Health Care

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Health Care | Transforming Science into Commercial Success | Scoop.it
1. MedivationFor finding the value of treatments that others ignored. One in six U.S. men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, and the...
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Knome and Personal Genomics to form sales alliance and scientific partnership - Knome

Knome and Personal Genomics to form sales alliance and scientific partnership - Knome | Transforming Science into Commercial Success | Scoop.it
Knome and Personal Genomics form sales alliance and scientific partnership: http://t.co/dn0eaeD2Ng
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Taxpayers spend $140 billion funding science each year — but can't access many of the results

Taxpayers spend $140 billion funding science each year — but can't access many of the results | Transforming Science into Commercial Success | Scoop.it
The British commentator George Monbiot once compared academic publishers to the media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, concluding that the former were more predatory.
"The knowledge monopoly is as unwarranted and anachronistic as the corn laws," he wrote.
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4 healthcare trends to watch in 2015

As 2014 draws to an end, there are several trends in the healthcare industry that hospital executives need to be watching in 2015. Not only will these trends affect how facilities get paid in the n...
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Funding for digital health not slowing | Healthcare IT News

Funding for digital health not slowing | Healthcare IT News | Transforming Science into Commercial Success | Scoop.it
As the Affordable Care Act spurs innovation and consumerism grows, deal sizes for digital health have increased. Meanwhile, more and more private equity firms are pouring capital into the sector as the market matures.
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Tweet from @sciencemagazine

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Sources of life sciences #funding at US unis in 2012 http://t.co/An2Q6msanG
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World Class Investors Panel: Frank Giustra, Rick Rule & Frank Holmes

Four of the biggest names in finance face-off to discuss the state of the global economy and where stocks are going. Includes billionaire Frank Giustra, Spro...
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Verastem Presents Data on Cancer Stem Cell-Targeting Agents at the 2014 ... - Wall Street Journal

Verastem Presents Data on Cancer Stem Cell-Targeting Agents at the 2014 ... - Wall Street Journal | Transforming Science into Commercial Success | Scoop.it
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Biotech Stocks Coverage -- Research on Seattle Genetics, Theravance ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Biotech Stocks Coverage -- Research on Seattle Genetics, Theravance ...
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Seattle Genetics Inc.'s stock gained 2.87% on Wednesday, closing at $42.27, after oscillating between $41.14 and $42.62.
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