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Medical Technology Start Ups

Why I Won’t Use Theranos

I recently went to hear Elizabeth Holmes in person speaking in Santa Clara. She’s Theranos’ founder and CEO and a media darling. I loved the focus and single mindedness that shined through her story of knowing since childhood there…

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THE BEAM (which is not a robot) Dream

 BEAM STORE, Palo Alto, California A couple walks by the storefront, does a double take and stands transfixed staring at what looks like a computer screen on legs having a conversation on the sidewalk with some people. Curious they…

General Start Ups

Note (dot) Cards from the iPhone

I’m ready.  Have Traveling Pepper and I will write to you. I will thank you, invite you, love you, want you, send good wishes, say hello and good-bye and anything in-between.  Yes, that’s how much I like it. But it goes…