Monthly Archives: May 2019

Biotech Startups And The Hard Truth Of Innovation
May 20, 2019

Gary Pisano’s recent Harvard Business Review piece, The Hard Truth About Innovative Cultures, beautifully frames up how innovative corporate environments are frequently misunderstood. Innovative startups aren’t just about being cool and nimble, having beer taps in the kitchen, or an

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Targeted Protein Degradation Comes of Age
May 15, 2019

This blog was written by Nello Mainolfi, CSO and co-founder of Kymera Therapeutics, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. Translation of well validated biology into therapeutics remains one of the biggest challenges of modern drug development,

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Getting Clinical On New Drug Launches
May 13, 2019

The IQVIA Institute released a data-rich report in April 2019 on the state of clinical R&D in the US pharmaceutical industry titled “The Changing Landscape of Research and Development: Innovation, Drivers of Change, and Evolution of Clinical Trial Productivity”.  The

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A Decade of Discovery
May 9, 2019

This blog was written by Jeb Keiper, CEO of Nimbus Therapeutics LLC, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. It is with great excitement that we at Nimbus are ringing in our 10th birthday this month. It’s

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An Encyclopedia Of Advice For Startup Boards
May 6, 2019

Startups management teams often have a love-hate relationship with their Board of Directors: while Boards can be hugely helpful and constructive in the best of times, they can be dysfunctional and damaging in the worst. And most CEOs enjoy complaining

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