Category: Biotech

Don’t Dump Biotech Stocks; Vaccine Race Is Not as Crowded as You Think
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Don’t Dump Biotech Stocks; Vaccine Race Is Not as Crowded as You Think

Nearly every noteworthy biotech firm is developing a vaccine in response to the pandemic. The U.S. government has entered deals with some biopharmaceutical firms to secure vaccines upon approval. On average, about two-thirds of vaccine candidates fail. The number of deals the U.S. government has entered with vaccine makers in response to the pandemic keeps…

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Biotech researchers venture into the wild to start their own business
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Biotech researchers venture into the wild to start their own business

Jorge Conde is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he leads investments at the cross section of biology, computer science and engineering. Much of Silicon Valley mythology is centered on the founder-as-hero narrative. But historically, scientific founders leading the charge for bio companies have been far less common. Developing new drugs is slow, risky…

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