New Enterprise Associates

Mojo Vision Raises Additional $51 Million+ in Series B-1 Round, Funding Development of First True Smart Contact Lens | Business Wire | 4/29/2020

… Mojo Vision’s smart contact lens, Mojo Lens (Photo: Business Wire) This new round brings Mojo Vision’s total funding to date to more than $159 million. Mojo Vision’s latest round of funding was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) with participation from top strategic investors and venture firms, including Gradient Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Liberty Global Ventures, Struck Capital, Dolby Family Ventures, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, Fusion Fund, Intellectus Partners, KDDI Open …

NEA-backed Personal Genome Diagnostics receives FDA clearance for its cancer diagnostic | TechCrunch | 4/28/2020

… regulated, standardized test that examines a broad view of cancer pathways and genomic signatures across advanced cancers.” To date, Personal Genome Diagnostics has raised over $99 million, according to Crunchbase . The company’s investors include New Enterprise Associates , Bristol Myers Squibb, Inova Strategic Investments, Co-win Healthcare Fund, Helsinn Investment Fund, Windham Venture Partners, Maryland Venture Fund “We are proud to have led the first institutional round for PGDx,” said Dr …

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💰The Funding Letter #377: April 24 - The Funding Letter | 4/24/2020

… company that offers term life insurance policies to qualified clients via their mobile-enabled website. View on Linkedin . New Funding Raised: $50M, Series B Round Investors: Valar Ventures (lead), Core Innovation Capital, Morpheus Ventures, New Enterprise Associates Press: FinSMEs , The Business Journals HQ: Dallas, TX Industry: Insurance Employee Count: 83 (⚡28% increase in last 6 months) — Miro develops a collaborative whiteboard platform that enables cross-functional teams to collaborate, visualize …

Bright Health Names G. Mike Mikan Chief Executive Officer; Bob Sheehy to become Executive Chairman of the Board | PR Newswire | 4/23/2020

… board members earlier this year, and Jeff Immelt will be added to the Board of Directors on April 30 th . Jeff Immelt , former Chairman and CEO of General Electric and current venture partner at New Enterprise Associates , transformed GE’s employee health care program during his tenure, creating a company-wide, value-based model that reduced health care costs by 20%. Kedrick Adkins , former CFO of Mayo Clinic, previously served in …

Aetion and HealthVerity Launch Integrated Real-World Evidence Solution to Assess the Safety and Effectiveness of COVID-19 Interventions | PR Newswire | 4/22/2020

… critical decisions — what works best, for whom, and when — to guide treatment development, commercialization, and payment innovation into health care’s modern era. Aetion is based in New York City , and backed by investors including New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Flare Capital Partners, Lakestar, Town Hall Ventures, McKesson Ventures, Sanofi Ventures, Amgen Ventures, UCB, and Horizon Health Services, Inc. Learn more at aetion.com , and follow us at @aetioninc. SOURCE Aetion …

GB Summit Digital speakers: Evaluating the outlook for big game investments | VentureBeat | 4/21/2020

… going to be digital online-only . And here’s the next great lineup of speakers for our Series A/B Panel: Phil Sanderson of Griffin Gaming Partners, Michael Cheung of Makers Fund, Rick Yang of New Enterprise Associates , and moderator Eric Goldberg of Crossover Technologies. These are some of the more prolific investors who are putting a lot of money into game studios and game-related startups, after those companies have …

Telehealth Companies Lead Digital Health to Record VC Funding in Q1 2020 with $3.6 Billion | Financial Buzz | 4/17/2020

… to Q1 2019 when $2B went into 149 deals. Of the $3.6B raised during the quarter, the top 10 deals accounted for ~42% of funding with $1.5B from investors, including GV (formerly Google Ventures), New Enterprise Associates (NEA), SoftBank, Vision Fund 2, Bain Capital Ventures, and Bessemer Venture Partners. Digital Health companies have raised over $47B in VC funding since 2010. GRAPH: Digital Health VC FUNDING Q12019-Q1 2020 “There …

Robinhood to raise at an $8 billion valuation, sources say | Fortune | 4/16/2020

… in valuation for Robinhood, which previously raised $323 million at a valuation of $7.6 billion for its Series E round led by DST Global. Other existing investors for the company include GV, Index Ventures, New Enterprise Associates , Dragoneer, Kleiner Perkins, and Ribbit Capital. While Robinhood is still managing fallout from its outage , the record traffic resulting from the market’s coronavirus induced up and downs, has also resulted in record account …

💰The Funding Letter #370: April 15 - The Funding Letter | 4/15/2020

… serves global enterprises with cybersecurity and identity management solutions, aimed at empowering the next generation of secure digital business. View on Linkedin . New Funding Raised: $30M, Series A Round Investors: Koch Disruptive Technologies (lead), New Enterprise Associates (lead) Press: FinSMEs , Venture Capital Journal , Built In NYC HQ: New York, NY Industry: Computer & Network Security Employee Count: 42 — Atlas AI delivers high-resolution satellite imagery and other data to assist agriculture …

One month after White House pledges, access to testing and equipment still lags | TechCrunch | 4/14/2020

… successful attempts to successfully contain the spread of COVID-19, according to a Duke University report co-authored by Scott Gottlieb, a former FDA commissioner and partner at the multi-billion dollar venture capital New Enterprise Associates . “The capacity to conduct rapid diagnostic testing for everyone with COVID-19 symptoms and those with exposures or at higher risk of contracting or transmitting the virus (health care workers, those in congregate …

Silicon Valley Legends Launch Beyond Identity in Quest to Eliminate Passwords | 4/14/2020

… certificate-based authentication and authorization solution that eliminates all passwords. Their new firm, Beyond Identity, has been launched with a $30 Million Series A funding round led by Koch Disruptive Technologies, LLC (KDT) and New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Hilarie Koplow-McAdams (venture partner at NEA), Forest Basket (general partner at NEA), and Byron Knight (managing director at KDT) have joined Clark and Jermoluk as board members. The Beyond Identity solution …

Web Pioneers Launch Identity Startup That Ditches Passwords | 4/14/2020

… form a new startup that authenticates and authorizes users without the use of passwords. Today they officially launched Beyond Identity with $30 million in Series A funding led by Koch Disruptive Technologies LLC and New Enterprise Associates . The startup aims to erase one of the biggest security headaches: managing and protecting user passwords, one of the biggest targets of theft and abuse by cybercriminals. “We know the demand is there …

Venture Capitalists in the US raise record money even as global economy tanks: Report | 4/14/2020

… of 2020 by 62 venture capital funds across the country. Four funds of over $1 billion closed last quarter alone, including a $3.8 Billion fund from Tiger Global and a $3.6 billion fund from New Enterprise Associates . The report attributes the money flow to “the ability of established managers to secure large sums with relative ease by tapping into the longstanding relationships and consistent demand” from investors. As is the …

💰The Funding Letter #369: April 14 - The Funding Letter | 4/14/2020

… is the pioneer of next-gen composites for mass market applications, including aerospace, automotive, and consumer products. View on Linkedin . New Funding Raised: $48.5M, Series B Round Investors: Taiwania Capital (lead), Alumni Ventures Group, New Enterprise Associates , Valo Ventures Press: Textile World , The Caribbean Post , 3DPrint.com HQ: Berkeley, CA Industry: Industrial Engineering Employee Count: 50 (⚡39% increase in last 6 months) — Darmiyan develops a commercial diagnostic software platform for the …

What hiring freeze? The startups recruiting in a recession | 4/9/2020

… With global markets facing the reality of uncertainty, many organisations will have frozen talent spend, and hiring and interviews are expected to be unlikely scenes for many jobseekers. However, Jai Sajnani, a principal at New Enterprise Associates (a venture capital firm), revealed that hiring remains strong among a number of tech startups. As reported in Forbes , Sajnani created a Google Forms database filled with available positions across various industries in …

‘Some companies are very, very ready to hire’: This VC-created job board highlights key trends among the startups still looking to add employees | Business Insider | 4/6/2020

… close to 180 startups have sent in Google Form responses to join a job board of startups actively hiring amid the coronavirus pandemic, a Google Sheet created by Jai Sajnani, a tech investor at New Enterprise Associates . “Some companies are very, very ready to hire,” Sajnani told Business Insider in an interview, adding that companies who’d recently raised funding and were still in the early stages of product development were …

SSM Health Kidney Care begins serving patients in the St. Louis community | PR Newswire | 4/2/2020

… enabled clinical model that cares for chronic kidney disease patients across their entire healthcare journey, from primary care-level engagement through dialysis. Strive was launched out of Oxeon’s Venture Studio and is backed by New Enterprise Associates , Town Hall Ventures, Echo Health Ventures, and Ascension Ventures. For more information, visit strivehealth.com or email [email protected] . SOURCE SSM Health & Strive Health Related Links https://www.ssmhealth.com …

Affinia Therapeutics Raises $60M in Series A Financing to Advance Rational Design AAV Platform and Transformative Gene Therapies | Globe Newswire | 3/31/2020

… AAV) vectors and gene therapies and a mission to develop transformative medicines for devastating diseases, today announced it has closed an oversubscribed $60 million Series A financing. Seed venture investors F-Prime Capital and New Enterprise Associates (NEA) co-led the round alongside new investor Atlas Venture, with participation from seed investors Alexandria Venture Investments, Lonza and Partners Innovation Fund. The proceeds will be used to advance the company’s platform …

When COVID-19’s spread slows, reopening the nation will depend on diagnostics | 3/31/2020

… the speed and capacity of diagnostics have plagued the U.S.’s response to the pandemic (see “Coronavirus Crisis Calls for Competence” ). Gottlieb is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and partner at New Enterprise Associates , while Mark McClellan is director of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. Lauren Silvis, an SVP at Tempus Inc. and former deputy director of FDA’s medical device center and chief of staff …

The 1Q20 IPO market’s most active venture capital firms - Nasdaq | 3/30/2020

… 12 deals to market that raised $1.9 billion. Healthcare drove venture exits in the quarter, producing nine IPOs, but the absence of tech unicorns weighed on venture activity. The quarter’s most active venture firm New Enterprise Associates was the lead investor on two IPOs, while healthcare VCs Third Rock Ventures , OrbiMed Advisors , Versant Ventures , and Frazier Healthcare Partners were the leads on one IPO apiece. VC-backed IPOs averaged an …

GigSmart Launches Health Marketplace to Provide Benefits to Independent Workers | PR Newswire | 3/25/2020

… demand work marketplaces and employers of independent and part-time workers, including Uber, Postmates, Airbnb, and others. Launched in 2014, Stride is backed by the leading health and consumer venture finance firms, including Venrock, New Enterprise Associates , and F-Prime Capital Partners. MEDIA CONTACT: Rich Oakes [email protected] 720.892.6371 Related Images gigsmart-logo.png GigSmart Logo The logo for GigSmart SOURCE GigSmart Related Links http://www.gigsmart.com …

‘A Humanitarian Crisis Above All’: Best Buy Director Claudia Fan Munce on Risk, Strategy and ESG Right Now | 3/17/2020

… There are few directors—at least that we know—as well equipped to think through the impacts of disruption and change being brought about right now than Claudia Fan Munce. A venture advisor at New Enterprise Associates , one of Silicon Valley’s largest and most active venture funds, Munce is also on the boards of Bank of the West/BNP Paribas and Best Buy. She joined NEA in 2016 after 30 …

Chicago-Based Tempus Raises $100M At $5B Valuation For AI-Driven Healthcare | 3/16/2020

… post-money valuation of $5 billion. The money comes less than 10 months after Tempus raised a $200 million Series F round at a pre-money valuation of $2.9 billion. Baillie Gifford , Franklin Templeton , New Enterprise Associates , Novo Holding and T. Rowe Price participated in the financing. With the latest round, Tempus has now raised $620 million since its September 2015 inception, according to Crunchbase data. Previous backers include Revolution …

New Enterprise Associates Launches $3.6 Billion 17th Fund | 3/13/2020

New Enterprise Associates announced it has closed $3.6 billion for its 17th venture fund. Now the firm has total committed capital of nearly $24 billion. New Enterprise Associates announced it has closed $3.6 billion for its 17th venture fund — which is the firm’s largest in its 42-year history. NEA also announced it promoted Liza Landsman to the general partner. This fund will be used for early-stage investments in …

CarAdvise & Stride Partner to Drive More Value in the Gig-Economy and Beyond | PRWeb | 3/13/2020

… Postmates, DoorDash, GrubHub, Rover, Care.com, TaskRabbit, Keller Williams and more, helping them provide their workers with access to a full suite of health and wealth benefits and perks. The company is backed by Venrock, New Enterprise Associates and F-Prime Capital Partners. Share article on social media or email: View article via …

National Cancer Institute

The Biopharma Startup: A Heart-Pounding Venture | 11/26/2019

… care heart failure medications. 2,3 In 2002, Kass and Paolocci along with David Wink , a collaborator and investigator at the National Cancer Institute, filed for the first patent on “Nitroxyl Progenitors in the Treatment of … 14.5 million Series A round, financed by Aurora Funds and New Enterprise Associates. 8 Their new VC partners used the so-called venture creation model to center the business development of Cardioxyl around two key …

Medicare

Stride Analysis Reveals Nearly 1 in 4 Gig Workers Pay Less Than $1 Per Month For Qualified Health Insurance Plans | PR Newswire | 11/21/2019

… a partner at stridebenefits.com . Simplifying Enrollment Stride is one of a small group of companies using the Center for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) Enhanced Direct Enrollment (EDE) system , which enables Stride to integrate directly with … wealth benefits and perks. The company is backed by Venrock, New Enterprise Associates and F-Prime Capital Partners. For more information, visit www.stridehealth.com . SOURCE Stride Related Links http://www.stridehealth.com …

Medicaid

Stride Analysis Reveals Nearly 1 in 4 Gig Workers Pay Less Than $1 Per Month For Qualified Health Insurance Plans | PR Newswire | 11/21/2019

… be a partner at stridebenefits.com . Simplifying Enrollment Stride is one of a small group of companies using the Center for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) Enhanced Direct Enrollment (EDE) system , which enables Stride to integrate directly … wealth benefits and perks. The company is backed by Venrock, New Enterprise Associates and F-Prime Capital Partners. For more information, visit www.stridehealth.com . SOURCE Stride Related Links http://www.stridehealth.com …

Clinical Data

Sanofi to assimilate Aetion’s real-world data platform into its own | FierceBiotech | 11/20/2019

… series B round. That included money from Sanofi as well as Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s Horizon Health Services, UCB and McKesson Ventures. Previous backers included Amgen’s venture capital arm and New Enterprise Associates (NEA). RELATED: Sanofi, Sema4 launch 5-year, real-world digital asthma study More recently, Aetion was able to recruit former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to a seat on its board of directors. Gottlieb, also …

Food and Drug Administration

Sanofi and Aetion launch enterprise-wide collaboration to advance regulatory submissions using real-world evidence | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… time. Real-world evidence is expected to play a key role in transforming the health care ecosystem, with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently prioritizing efforts to incorporate RWE as a companion to … based in New York City , and backed by investors including New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Flare Capital Partners, Lakestar, Town Hall Ventures, McKesson Ventures, Sanofi Ventures, Amgen Ventures, UCB, and Horizon Health Services, Inc. Learn more …

Digital Health

CB Insights - Digital Health 150: The Digital Health Startups Redefining The Healthcare Industry | 11/14/2019

… have been trying to follow all the news from CB Insights: Technology Market Intelligence. They have extremely rich information on digital health. Here is a sample or intro: https://www.cbinsights.com/research/ The most promising 150 … companies selected. Investor Number of deals F-Prime Capital 31 New Enterprise Associates 30 Google Ventures 29 Venrock 28 Founders Fund 27 Khosla Ventures 27 GE Ventures 22 Social Capital 20 .406 Ventures 19 Andreessen …

Bioelectronic Medicine

SetPoint Medical to Present at Canaccord Genuity Medical Technologies & Diagnostics Forum 2019 | Globe Newswire | 11/14/2019

… Emma Poalillo of The Ruth Group at [email protected] . About SetPoint Medical SetPoint Medical is a privately held clinical-stage bioelectronic medicine company dedicated to treating patients with chronic autoimmune diseases. SetPoint Medical’s bioelectronic medicine … systemic immune-restorative effect. Current investors in the company include New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Morgenthaler Ventures, Topspin Partners, Sightline Partners, GlaxoSmithKline’s Action Potential Venture Capital and Boston Scientific as well as an additional undisclosed strategic …

National Institutes of Health

It’s tiny biotechs — not big drug makers — that fear ‘nuclear winter’ from Pelosi’s drug pricing bill | STAT | 11/12/2019

… companies, according to data from BIO. The modern drug development process goes like this: A discovery is made at the National Institutes of Health or in an academic lab, small biotech entrepreneurs spin the idea … Dr. Sara Nayeem, a partner at the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates. “It’s a bit frightening actually to see the specter of just a complete blunt instrument dampening innovation that may have a short …

NIH

It’s tiny biotechs — not big drug makers — that fear ‘nuclear winter’ from Pelosi’s drug pricing bill | STAT | 11/12/2019

… the flu. Democrats have insisted that this early-stage research isn’t being done at drug companies, but rather at the NIH and in academic labs, in an attempt to counter any criticism that the legislation … Dr. Sara Nayeem, a partner at the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates. “It’s a bit frightening actually to see the specter of just a complete blunt instrument dampening innovation that may have a short …

Biotech

It’s tiny biotechs — not big drug makers — that fear ‘nuclear winter’ from Pelosi’s drug pricing bill | STAT | 11/12/2019

… or Dr. Barbara Weber, who helms Tango Therapeutics, either. But they’re all scared stiff. They and other leaders of small biotech companies — most of whom stick to science, not politics — are speaking up now because … Dr. Sara Nayeem, a partner at the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates. “It’s a bit frightening actually to see the specter of just a complete blunt instrument dampening innovation that may have a short …

CRISPR

It’s tiny biotechs — not big drug makers — that fear ‘nuclear winter’ from Pelosi’s drug pricing bill | STAT | 11/12/2019

… into a patient to cure their cancer. Tango is trying to tackle cancer too; it’s using the gene editing tool CRISPR to develop drugs that genetically target cancers. Rodin is studying how a degrading connection … Dr. Sara Nayeem, a partner at the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates. “It’s a bit frightening actually to see the specter of just a complete blunt instrument dampening innovation that may have a short …

Gene Therapy

Shape Therapeutics, Inc. Raises $35.5M Series A Financing, Led by NEA and Announces the Formation of a World-Class Scientific Advisory Board, to Advance a First-in-Class RNA Editing Gene Therapy Platform Focused on Curing Genetic Diseases | Business Wire | 11/5/2019

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 5, 2019– Shape Therapeutics, Inc. (ShapeTx), a development-stage biotechnology company leading the field of RNA-editing gene therapy, announces $35.5M in Series A financing, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with additional participation from CureDuchenne Ventures. The new capital will enable the company to extend its growing portfolio of intellectual property, recruit and hire top scientific talent and advance its groundbreaking RNA and protein targeting …

Medical Imaging

Coursera and MathWorks Announce New Data Science Course | 10/31/2019

… to start applying MATLAB to common analysis tasks found in applications such as autonomous systems, voice recognition, predictive maintenance, and medical imaging. “The data science skills gap spans industries and countries. We’re excited to launch … workforce. Coursera is backed by investors that include Kleiner Perkins, New Enterprise Associates, GSV Capital, Learn Capital, and SEEK Group. About MathWorks MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. MATLAB, the language of …

Patient Registry

Ivantis Completes Enrollment of International SPECTRUM Registry for Hydrus Microstent | PR Newswire | 10/10/2019

… was made today by Ivantis Inc. , a company dedicated to developing new and innovative solutions for glaucoma. SPECTRUM is a patient registry for the Hydrus® Microstent, a microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) device to treat patients … and commercialize new technologies to treat eye disease. Investors include New Enterprise Associates, Delphi Ventures, Foresite Capital, RA Capital Management, Ascension Ventures, EDBI, GBS Ventures, MemorialCare Innovation Fund, Merieux Development and Vertex HealthCare. The company …

Pain Management

Scott Gottlieb joins Ateon’s board, Jonathan Bush named executive chairman of Firefly, and more digital health hires and departures | MobiHealthNews | 9/19/2019

… and advisory positions following his FDA departure, some of which include roles with nonprofit drug development group FasterCures, Pfizer and New Enterprise Associates. Former general manager of Fitbit Health Solutions Adam Pellegrini has departed the … patient experience — it’s inspiring.” Alongside news of new funding, VR pain management startup Karuna Labs announced new additions of a chief medical officer and chief technical officer to its management. The former is Dr. James …

Pain Management

Scott Gottlieb joins Ateon’s board, Jonathan Bush named executive chairman of Firefly, and more digital health hires and departures | MobiHealthNews | 9/19/2019

… and advisory positions following his FDA departure, some of which include roles with nonprofit drug development group FasterCures, Pfizer and New Enterprise Associates. Former general manager of Fitbit Health Solutions Adam Pellegrini has departed the … patient experience — it’s inspiring.” Alongside news of new funding, VR pain management startup Karuna Labs announced new additions of a chief medical officer and chief technical officer to its management. The former is Dr. James …

Biosimilars

Former FDA Commissioner Gottlieb joins health startup Aetion’s board of directors | FierceHealthcare | 9/17/2019

… stepped down as FDA commissioner less than six months ago, Gottlieb has nabbed a partnership at a venture capital firm, New Enterprise Associates, and a think tank fellowship with American Enterprise Institute. He also joined … Scott Gottlieb weighs in on insurers taking a chance on biosimilars, OTC reform and the timing of his departure from FDA During his tenure, Gottlieb also pushed for the FDA’s use of real-world evidence …

Employee Engagement

Global Medicines Company Collaborates With Coursera to Power Innovation Through Learning | Business Wire | 9/12/2019

… for digital transformation among pharmaceuticals companies continues to grow, Novartis’ strategy will be the one to emulate.” Learning contributes to employee engagement and retention, with 21 percent of employees reporting that they are more likely … workforce. Coursera is backed by investors that include Kleiner Perkins, New Enterprise Associates, GSV Capital, Learn Capital, and SEEK Group. Contacts Andy Lutzky [email protected]

Healthcare Venture Capital

Versant Ventures Enables Launch of Vensana Capital to Focus on Medtech Sector | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 9/4/2019

… their field. Co-founders Kirk Nielsen and Justin Klein, M.D., J.D., were previously leading medtech-focused investors at Versant and New Enterprise Associates, respectively. “We are grateful for the trust and confidence of our limited … medtech fund. About Versant Ventures Versant Ventures is a leading healthcare venture capital firm committed to helping exceptional entrepreneurs build the next generation of great companies. The firm’s emphasis is on biotechnology companies that are …

ACA

Leading Gig Platforms put Stride’s New Benefits Platform to Work | PR Newswire | 8/21/2019

… less time looking for their rewards and more time using them.” “The Stride Benefits Platform is an important part of Instacart’s new, more holistic suite of offerings and resources designed to support our shoppers in … wealth benefits and perks. The company is backed by Venrock, New Enterprise Associates and F-Prime Capital Partners. About DoorDash: Doordash is a technology platform that connects customers with their favorite local and national businesses …

Diagnostic Imaging

Largest Physician-Led Radiology Practice Radiology Partners Lands $700M | HIT Consultant | 7/24/2019

… our practice,” said Dr. Rod Owen, President and Board Chair at Scottsdale Medical Imaging, Co-Executive Vice-President of Southwest Diagnostic Imaging and RP Director. “We are deeply focused on our mission to transform radiology … Clark of SIH will join Mohamad Makhzoumi of existing investor New Enterprise Associates (NEA) as the only two institutional investors on RP’s 11-member board. The board is led by RP Chairman and CEO Rich …

Big Pharma

Elizabeth Warren calls on ex-FDA head Scott Gottlieb to resign from Pfizer’s board | MedCity News | 7/3/2019

In a letter addressed to Gottlieb, Warren implored him to resign from board of the Big Pharma company, writing “this kind of revolving door influence-peddling smacks of corruption.” Post a comment / Jul 2, 2019 … American Enterprise Institute and a Special Partner at VC firm New Enterprise Associates . For his part, Gottlieb responded to criticism of his decision to join Pfizer in a CNBC interview, saying his current private sectors …

AMA

Huang elevated to principal at New Enterprise Associates | PE Hub | 6/12/2019

Huang elevated to principal at New Enterprise Associates June 12, 2019 New Enterprise Associates said June 12 that Lily Huang was promoted to principal. PRESS RELEASE MENLO PARK, Calif., June 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — New Enterprise … great pride in promoting talented investors within our partnership,” said Mohamad Makhzoumi, General Partner and Head of Healthcare Services and Healthcare IT investing at NEA. “Lily has demonstrated a tremendous ability to uncover high-potential …

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Regulus Announces New Additions to Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 6/11/2019

… Company,” said Stelios Papadopoulos , Ph.D., Chairman of the Board of Directors of Regulus. Mr. Nunn is a venture advisor at New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Dr. Simeonidis is a partner with Sarissa Capital. Both NEA … in economics from Dartmouth College and his M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of San Francisco . Dr …

ACO

Regulus -4% on 27.8M-share offering by shareholders - Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS) | Seeking Alpha | 6/6/2019

Regulus Therapeutics (NASDAQ: RGLS ) is 4% lower postmarket after a shareholder filing to offer 27.8M shares of the company. Several entities are among selling shareholders, including affiliates of Sarissa Capital Management (holders of a 16.53% stake); New Enterprise Associates (9.99%); BVF Partners (9.99%); Altium Growth Fund (9.99%); EcoR1 Capital (9.99%); Samsara BioCapital (9.99%); and Acorn Bioventures (4.99%). The company won’t receive any proceeds tied to any sales. See all stocks …

Redox

The Biopharma Startup: A Heart-Pounding Venture | 11/26/2019

… shopped their business to various VC firms and raised a $14.5 million Series A round, financed by Aurora Funds and New Enterprise Associates. 8 Their new VC partners used the so-called venture creation model … JM, Feelisch M, Wink DA, Kass DA. Nitroxyl anion exerts redox-sensitive positive cardiac inotropy in vivo by calcitonin gene-related peptide signaling. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 98 : 10463–10468, 2001 …

Bristol-Myers

The Biopharma Startup: A Heart-Pounding Venture | 11/26/2019

… Department of Chemistry and three other co-founders, who managed its business development. Cardioxyl was ultimately acquired in 2015 by Bristol-Myers Squibb for $300 million in upfront payments and $1.78 billion in milestone payments … 14.5 million Series A round, financed by Aurora Funds and New Enterprise Associates. 8 Their new VC partners used the so-called venture creation model to center the business development of Cardioxyl around two key …

Bristol-Myers Squibb

The Biopharma Startup: A Heart-Pounding Venture | 11/26/2019

… Department of Chemistry and three other co-founders, who managed its business development. Cardioxyl was ultimately acquired in 2015 by Bristol-Myers Squibb for $300 million in upfront payments and $1.78 billion in milestone payments … 14.5 million Series A round, financed by Aurora Funds and New Enterprise Associates. 8 Their new VC partners used the so-called venture creation model to center the business development of Cardioxyl around two key …

Aetion

Sanofi to assimilate Aetion’s real-world data platform into its own | FierceBiotech | 11/20/2019

by Conor Hale Nov 20, 2019 6:00am Both Sanofi and Aetion anticipate real-world evidence will play a larger role in FDA reviews in the coming years, acting as a supplement to clinical trial data … McKesson Ventures. Previous backers included Amgen’s venture capital arm and New Enterprise Associates (NEA). RELATED: Sanofi, Sema4 launch 5-year, real-world digital asthma study More recently, Aetion was able to recruit former FDA Commissioner …

Amgen

Sanofi and Aetion launch enterprise-wide collaboration to advance regulatory submissions using real-world evidence | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Flare Capital Partners, Lakestar, Town Hall Ventures, McKesson Ventures, Sanofi Ventures, Amgen Ventures, UCB, and Horizon Health Services, Inc. Learn more at aetion.com , and follow us at @aetioninc . About Sanofi Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand …

HealthVerity

CB Insights - Digital Health 150: The Digital Health Startups Redefining The Healthcare Industry | 11/14/2019

… we highlight the top 10 most active investors among the companies selected. Investor Number of deals F-Prime Capital 31 New Enterprise Associates 30 Google Ventures 29 Venrock 28 Founders Fund 27 Khosla Ventures 27 … Supply Chain ClearCare Providers: Administrative Tools ClearDATA Providers: Administrative Tools HealthVerity Providers: Administrative Tools Human API Providers: Administrative Tools Jvion Providers: Administrative Tools Kyruus Providers: Administrative Tools Notable Providers: Administrative Tools Olive Providers: Administrative Tools …

Boston Scientific

SetPoint Medical to Present at Canaccord Genuity Medical Technologies & Diagnostics Forum 2019 | Globe Newswire | 11/14/2019

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Morgenthaler Ventures, Topspin Partners, Sightline Partners, GlaxoSmithKline’s Action Potential Venture Capital and Boston Scientific as well as an additional undisclosed strategic investor (leading medical device company). For more information, visit www.setpointmedical.com . Contacts …

Stride Health

CB Insights - Digital Health 150: The Digital Health Startups Redefining The Healthcare Industry | 11/14/2019

… we highlight the top 10 most active investors among the companies selected. Investor Number of deals F-Prime Capital 31 New Enterprise Associates 30 Google Ventures 29 Venrock 28 Founders Fund 27 Khosla Ventures 27 … Insurance & Benefits Nomad Health Insurance & Benefits Oscar Health Insurance & Benefits Stride Health Insurance & Benefits GoodRx Pharma Supply Chain Hims Pharma Supply Chain Nurx Pharma Supply Chain Pill Club Pharma Supply Chain Ro Pharma Supply Chain …

Iora Health

CB Insights - Digital Health 150: The Digital Health Startups Redefining The Healthcare Industry | 11/14/2019

… we highlight the top 10 most active investors among the companies selected. Investor Number of deals F-Prime Capital 31 New Enterprise Associates 30 Google Ventures 29 Venrock 28 Founders Fund 27 Khosla Ventures 27 … Tools Vim Providers: Clinical Tools Cityblock Health Providers: Primary Care Iora Health Providers: Primary Care One Medical Providers: Primary Care Parsley Health Providers: Primary Care Tencent Trusted Doctors Providers: Primary Care We Doctor Providers: Primary …

GlaxoSmithKline

It’s tiny biotechs — not big drug makers — that fear ‘nuclear winter’ from Pelosi’s drug pricing bill | STAT | 11/12/2019

… coming from,” said Weber, the CEO of Tango Therapeutics, who also previously held positions at the University of Pennsylvania and GlaxoSmithKline ( GSK ). It’s true that increasingly the arduous work of discovering treatments for the most … Dr. Sara Nayeem, a partner at the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates. “It’s a bit frightening actually to see the specter of just a complete blunt instrument dampening innovation that may have a short …

Merck

It’s tiny biotechs — not big drug makers — that fear ‘nuclear winter’ from Pelosi’s drug pricing bill | STAT | 11/12/2019

… increasingly the arduous work of discovering treatments for the most intractable diseases isn’t occurring at multibillion-dollar pharmaceutical corporations, like Merck or Eli Lilly, it’s occurring at tiny biotech startups funded entirely by investors betting … Dr. Sara Nayeem, a partner at the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates. “It’s a bit frightening actually to see the specter of just a complete blunt instrument dampening innovation that may have a short …

Boehringer Ingelheim

2019’s Fiercest Women in Life Sciences | FiercePharma | 11/11/2019

Boehringer Ingelheim Sara Nayeem—New Enterprise Associates Melissa Pryce—Charles River Laboratories Dana Rodden—Merck & Co. Teresa Rodó—Merck KGaA Pardis Sabeti—Sherlock Biosciences Laura Sepp-Lorenzino—Intellia Therapeutics Reshma Shetty—Ginkgo Bioworks Joanne Smith-Farrell—Bluebird Bio Jenny Streets—Facebook Jennifer Taubert—Johnson & Johnson Kitty Yale—Akero Therapeutics Book traversal links for 2019’s Fiercest Women in Life Sciences Margaret Chu-Moyer—Amgen …

Intellia Therapeutics

2019’s Fiercest Women in Life Sciences | FiercePharma | 11/11/2019

New Enterprise Associates Melissa Pryce—Charles River Laboratories Dana Rodden—Merck & Co. Teresa Rodó—Merck KGaA Pardis Sabeti—Sherlock Biosciences Laura Sepp-Lorenzino—Intellia Therapeutics Reshma Shetty—Ginkgo Bioworks Joanne Smith-Farrell—Bluebird Bio Jenny Streets—Facebook Jennifer Taubert—Johnson & Johnson Kitty Yale—Akero Therapeutics Book traversal links for 2019’s Fiercest Women in Life Sciences Margaret Chu-Moyer—Amgen …

Novo Nordisk

Term Sheet: Nov. 07, 2019 | 11/7/2019

New Enterprise Associates (20.4% pre-offering), Novartis Bioventures (17%), and Novo Nordisk (15%) back the firm. It plans to list on the Nasdaq as “GRTX.” Read more . - Centogene , a German firm focused on genetic testing, raised $56 million in an offering of 4 million shares at priced at $14, the low end of its $14 to $16 range. It posted a revenue of 40.5 million euros ($45 million) and posted …

Biogen

Workday To Acquire Scout RFP For Procurement Tech - Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) | Seeking Alpha | 11/7/2019

Biogen ( BIIB ) Levi’s ( LEVI ) easyJet [LON:EZJ] ( OTCPK:EJTTF ) Netflix ( NFLX ) Source: Company website Investors have invested at least $60 million in the company and include Salesforce Ventures ( CRM ), Workday Ventures ( WDAY ), Menlo Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, NewView Capital, Drummond Road Capital and New Enterprise Associates. Source: Crunchbase Market & Competition According to a market research report by Market Research Future, the global procurement software market was valued at $5.89 billion …

Novartis

Term Sheet: Nov. 07, 2019 | 11/7/2019

New Enterprise Associates (20.4% pre-offering), Novartis Bioventures (17%), and Novo Nordisk (15%) back the firm. It plans to list on the Nasdaq as “GRTX.” Read more . - Centogene , a German firm focused on genetic testing, raised $56 million in an offering of 4 million shares at priced at $14, the low end of its $14 to $16 range. It posted a revenue of 40.5 million euros ($45 million) and posted …

Twilio

Bloom Energy Appoints Stanford’s Michael Boskin and Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt to Board of Directors | Business Wire | 11/7/2019

… Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, and Jeffrey Immelt, former Chairman and CEO of GE (NYSE: GE) and current Venture Partner of New Enterprise Associates, will join the company’s Board of Directors, effective November 12, 2019. At … Mr. Immelt currently serves on the board of directors of Twilio (NYSE: TWLO). Commenting on these appointments, KR Sridhar, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Bloom Energy said, “Jeff and Michael are both amazing leaders with …

Celgene

Shape Therapeutics, Inc. Raises $35.5M Series A Financing, Led by NEA and Announces the Formation of a World-Class Scientific Advisory Board, to Advance a First-in-Class RNA Editing Gene Therapy Platform Focused on Curing Genetic Diseases | Business Wire | 11/5/2019

… development-stage biotechnology company leading the field of RNA-editing gene therapy, announces $35.5M in Series A financing, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with additional participation from CureDuchenne Ventures. The new capital will enable … a successful co-acquisition of AbVitro, Inc. by Juno and Celgene. Ed Mathers, Partner at NEA and Board member at ShapeTx, said, “One rarely comes across a proprietary technology platform with such transformative potential led …

McKesson

New Aetion Tool Brings Real-World Evidence Research to Small and Mid-Sized Pharma Companies | PR Newswire | 11/1/2019

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Flare Capital Partners, Lakestar, Town Hall Ventures, McKesson Ventures, Sanofi Ventures, Amgen Ventures, UCB, and Horizon Health Services, Inc. Learn more at aetion.com , and follow us at @aetioninc . SOURCE Aetion Related Links https://www.aetion.com …

IBM Watson Health

New Aetion Tool Brings Real-World Evidence Research to Small and Mid-Sized Pharma Companies | PR Newswire | 11/1/2019

… use of real-world evidence for small and mid-sized biopharmaceutical companies. The new offering has been co-developed with IBM Watson Health as part of a strategic partnership announced at the 35th International Conference … based in New York City , and backed by investors including New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Flare Capital Partners, Lakestar, Town Hall Ventures, McKesson Ventures, Sanofi Ventures, Amgen Ventures, UCB, and Horizon Health Services, Inc. Learn more …

Pfizer

Rock-Bottom Drug Prices For Older Generic Drugs Contribute To Worsening Shortages, FDA Says | Kaiser Health News | 10/30/2019

… FDA in April, Gottlieb has revealed little about what types of investments he would make in his new role at New Enterprise Associates, one of the country’s largest venture capital firms where he worked prior … to the left, sources say. (Sullivan, 10/30) The Associated Press: Pfizer Narrows Its Focus And Profit Soars In 3Q Pfizer’s third-quarter profit nearly doubled after it booked an $8.1 billion gain on paper by …

AstraZeneca Plc

Ex-FDA chief Gottlieb sees investment opportunity in ‘unloved’ antibiotics | 10/30/2019

… FDA in April, Gottlieb has revealed little about what types of investments he would make in his new role at New Enterprise Associates, one of the country’s largest venture capital firms where he worked prior … abandon its antibiotic research, following similar moves made by peers AstraZeneca Plc and Sanofi SA. Pfizer Inc, whose board Gottlieb joined in June after leaving government, is one of the few remaining large players still …

OrbiMed

Term Sheet: Oct. 29, 2019 | 10/29/2019

… shares priced between $14 to $16. The firm posted revenue of $8.3 million in 2018 and loss of $29.9 million. OrbiMed (34.6% pre-offering), Quaker BioVentures (21.2%), and Pacira Pharmaceuticals (13.6%) back the firm. It … raised $200 million for a 5G ecosystem venture fund. PEOPLE - New Enterprise Associates promoted Ed Mathers to general partner. . IF YOU LIKE THIS EMAIL… Share today’s Term Sheet with a friend . Did someone share this …

Allergan

New Enterprise Associates Promotes Two on Healthcare Investing Team | 10/29/2019

By FinSMEs Menlo Park, CA-based global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates has promoted two professionals on its healthcare investing team. In details, Ed Mathers, a healthcare investor focused on biotechnology and specialty pharmaceuticals … Shire), Ziarco (acquired by Novartis), and Motus Therapeutics (acquired by Allergan), among others. He currently serves on the boards of several public companies, including his role as Chairman of the board of directors of Ra …

MedImmune

New Enterprise Associates Promotes Two on Healthcare Investing Team | 10/29/2019

By FinSMEs Menlo Park, CA-based global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates has promoted two professionals on its healthcare investing team. In details, Ed Mathers, a healthcare investor focused on biotechnology and specialty pharmaceuticals … served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Venture, at MedImmune. Before that he was Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Licensing and Acquisitions at Inhale Therapeutic Systems and spent 15 years in marketing and sales …

Bain Capital Ventures

Flow Secures $37MM in Series B Funding from New Enterprise Associates, American Express Ventures and Latitude Ventures to Expand Cross-Border E-Commerce | 12/4/2019

Twitter News Feed Item Flow Secures $37MM in Series B Funding from New Enterprise Associates, American Express Ventures and Latitude Ventures to Expand Cross-Border E-Commerce December 4, 2019 09:01 AM EST Blog This … global commerce. Their combined network, credibility and expertise together with Bain Capital Ventures, will greatly assist our expansion.” Statista predicts that total global e-commerce sales will reach $6.5 trillion by 2023, with cross-border …

American Express Ventures

Flow Secures $37MM in Series B Funding from New Enterprise Associates, American Express Ventures and Latitude Ventures to Expand Cross-Border E-Commerce | 12/4/2019

Twitter News Feed Item Flow Secures $37MM in Series B Funding from New Enterprise Associates, American Express Ventures and Latitude Ventures to Expand Cross-Border E-Commerce December 4, 2019 09:01 AM EST Blog This Flow , the premier cross-border e-commerce solution for brands and retailers, announced today the company has secured $37M in Series B funding from New Enterprise Associates (NEA), American Express Ventures, and Latitude Ventures . With …

Bain Capital

Flow Secures $37MM in Series B Funding from New Enterprise Associates, American Express Ventures and Latitude Ventures to Expand Cross-Border E-Commerce | 12/4/2019

Twitter News Feed Item Flow Secures $37MM in Series B Funding from New Enterprise Associates, American Express Ventures and Latitude Ventures to Expand Cross-Border E-Commerce December 4, 2019 09:01 AM EST Blog This … global commerce. Their combined network, credibility and expertise together with Bain Capital Ventures, will greatly assist our expansion.” Statista predicts that total global e-commerce sales will reach $6.5 trillion by 2023, with cross-border …

Goldman Sachs

Sprout Social expects to raise $156 million in IPO | Crain’s Chicago Business | 12/2/2019

… New Enterprise Associates, a longtime investor in Lefkofsky and Keywell’s ventures. Goldman Sachs, which also is an underwriter of the offering, is the largest shareholder, with 36 percent. Founder and CEO Justyn Howard, 40, has 4 percent ownership, but he and co-founder Aaron Rankin will have voting control because of a dual-class stock structure. The company lost $21 million in 2018 on revenue of $78.8 million. Letter to …

Lightbank

Sprout Social expects to raise $156 million in IPO | Crain’s Chicago Business | 12/2/2019

… Lightbank, the Chicago-based venture fund started by Groupon co-founders Eric Lefkofsky and Brad Keywell that was the initial outside investor in the company. Lightbank has 21 percent of the shares, according to the prospectus. Other backers include New Enterprise Associates, a longtime investor in Lefkofsky and Keywell’s ventures. Goldman Sachs, which also is an underwriter of the offering, is the largest shareholder, with 36 percent. Founder and CEO …

Maryland Venture Fund

Five Women Blazing Trails in Life Sciences Venture Capital | 11/27/2019

… LLC, a full-service energy consultancy firm, as well as SunEdison, a solar energy provider. Sara Nayeem – A partner at New Enterprise Associates, Nayeem focuses on biopharmaceutical company investment. According to Bio Buzz, Nayeem has … this role, she served as an Investment Analyst for the Maryland Venture Fund and Manager for the Life Science Investment Fund, Bio Buzz said. Elizabeth Cho-Fertikh – In 2019, Cho-Fertikh launched MEDA Angels, where …

Venrock

Stride Analysis Reveals Nearly 1 in 4 Gig Workers Pay Less Than $1 Per Month For Qualified Health Insurance Plans | PR Newswire | 11/21/2019

… Venrock, New Enterprise Associates and F-Prime Capital Partners. For more information, visit www.stridehealth.com . SOURCE Stride Related Links http://www.stridehealth.com …

F-Prime Capital Partners

Stride Analysis Reveals Nearly 1 in 4 Gig Workers Pay Less Than $1 Per Month For Qualified Health Insurance Plans | PR Newswire | 11/21/2019

New Enterprise Associates and F-Prime Capital Partners. For more information, visit www.stridehealth.com . SOURCE Stride Related Links http://www.stridehealth.com …

Amgen Ventures

Sanofi and Aetion launch enterprise-wide collaboration to advance regulatory submissions using real-world evidence | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Flare Capital Partners, Lakestar, Town Hall Ventures, McKesson Ventures, Sanofi Ventures, Amgen Ventures, UCB, and Horizon Health Services, Inc. Learn more at aetion.com , and follow us at @aetioninc . About Sanofi Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand …

Flare Capital Partners

Sanofi and Aetion launch enterprise-wide collaboration to advance regulatory submissions using real-world evidence | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Flare Capital Partners, Lakestar, Town Hall Ventures, McKesson Ventures, Sanofi Ventures, Amgen Ventures, UCB, and Horizon Health Services, Inc. Learn more at aetion.com , and follow us at @aetioninc . About Sanofi Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand …

McKesson Ventures

Sanofi to assimilate Aetion’s real-world data platform into its own | FierceBiotech | 11/20/2019

… McKesson Ventures. Previous backers included Amgen’s venture capital arm and New Enterprise Associates (NEA). RELATED: Sanofi, Sema4 launch 5-year, real-world digital asthma study More recently, Aetion was able to recruit former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to a seat on its board of directors. Gottlieb, also an NEA partner, encouraged the use and refinement of real-world evidence during his time leading the agency. Both Sanofi and Aetion anticipate …

Intersouth Partners

CIT GAP Funds Invests in Kinometrix to Help Prevent Falls in Hospitals | Globe Newswire | 11/19/2019

… New Enterprise Associates, Grotech Ventures, Valhalla Partners, Harbert Venture Partners HIG Ventures, Edison Ventures, In-Q-Tel, Intersouth Partners, SJF Ventures, Carilion Health Systems, Johnson & Johnson, General Electric, and Alpha Natural Resources. For more information, please visit www.citgapfunds.org . About the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) Investing for Commonwealth Growth CIT concentrates on the early commercialization and seed funding stages of innovation, helping innovators and tech entrepreneurs launch and grow new …

Founders Fund

CIT GAP Funds Invests in Kinometrix to Help Prevent Falls in Hospitals | Globe Newswire | 11/19/2019

… most effective preventative plan in place for each patient,” said Thomas Weithman, Managing Director of CIT GAP Funds and Virginia Founders Fund. “Having one-on-one patient assistance in most hospitals is not realistic. CIT … angel and strategic investors, and venture capital firms such as New Enterprise Associates, Grotech Ventures, Valhalla Partners, Harbert Venture Partners HIG Ventures, Edison Ventures, In-Q-Tel, Intersouth Partners, SJF Ventures, Carilion Health Systems, Johnson …

Grotech Ventures

CIT GAP Funds Invests in Kinometrix to Help Prevent Falls in Hospitals | Globe Newswire | 11/19/2019

… New Enterprise Associates, Grotech Ventures, Valhalla Partners, Harbert Venture Partners HIG Ventures, Edison Ventures, In-Q-Tel, Intersouth Partners, SJF Ventures, Carilion Health Systems, Johnson & Johnson, General Electric, and Alpha Natural Resources. For more information, please visit www.citgapfunds.org . About the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) Investing for Commonwealth Growth CIT concentrates on the early commercialization and seed funding stages of innovation, helping innovators and tech entrepreneurs launch and grow new …

SJF Ventures

CIT GAP Funds Invests in Kinometrix to Help Prevent Falls in Hospitals | Globe Newswire | 11/19/2019

… New Enterprise Associates, Grotech Ventures, Valhalla Partners, Harbert Venture Partners HIG Ventures, Edison Ventures, In-Q-Tel, Intersouth Partners, SJF Ventures, Carilion Health Systems, Johnson & Johnson, General Electric, and Alpha Natural Resources. For more information, please visit www.citgapfunds.org . About the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) Investing for Commonwealth Growth CIT concentrates on the early commercialization and seed funding stages of innovation, helping innovators and tech entrepreneurs launch and grow new …

Valhalla Partners

CIT GAP Funds Invests in Kinometrix to Help Prevent Falls in Hospitals | Globe Newswire | 11/19/2019

… New Enterprise Associates, Grotech Ventures, Valhalla Partners, Harbert Venture Partners HIG Ventures, Edison Ventures, In-Q-Tel, Intersouth Partners, SJF Ventures, Carilion Health Systems, Johnson & Johnson, General Electric, and Alpha Natural Resources. For more information, please visit www.citgapfunds.org . About the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) Investing for Commonwealth Growth CIT concentrates on the early commercialization and seed funding stages of innovation, helping innovators and tech entrepreneurs launch and grow new …

Sequoia Capital

Venture Capital | 11/18/2019

Venture Capital invest capital in new business ventures. Major venture capital firms include Accel Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates, and Sequoia Capital (all based in the US), as well as Amadeus Capital Partners (UK), Singulariteam and Viola Ventures (Israel), Globis Capital Partners (Japan), and Nexus Venture Partners (India).COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPEDemand is driven primarily by the pace of technological innovation and the number of companies created to commercialize …

Accel Partners

Venture Capital | 11/18/2019

Venture Capital invest capital in new business ventures. Major venture capital firms include Accel Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates, and Sequoia Capital (all based in the US), as well as Amadeus Capital Partners (UK), Singulariteam and Viola Ventures (Israel), Globis Capital Partners (Japan), and Nexus Venture Partners (India).COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPEDemand is driven primarily by the pace of technological innovation and the number of companies created to commercialize …

Khosla Ventures

CB Insights - Digital Health 150: The Digital Health Startups Redefining The Healthcare Industry | 11/14/2019

New Enterprise Associates 30 Google Ventures 29 Venrock 28 Founders Fund 27 Khosla Ventures 27 GE Ventures 22 Social Capital 20 .406 Ventures 19 Andreessen Horowitz 18 Track all the Digital Health 150 Startups in this brief and many more on our platform The 150 private digital health startups working to recreate how healthcare is delivered. Look for The Digital Health 150 in the Collections tab. Digital Health 150 150 …

GE Ventures

CB Insights - Digital Health 150: The Digital Health Startups Redefining The Healthcare Industry | 11/14/2019

New Enterprise Associates 30 Google Ventures 29 Venrock 28 Founders Fund 27 Khosla Ventures 27 GE Ventures 22 Social Capital 20 .406 Ventures 19 Andreessen Horowitz 18 Track all the Digital Health 150 Startups in this brief and many more on our platform The 150 private digital health startups working to recreate how healthcare is delivered. Look for The Digital Health 150 in the Collections tab. Digital Health 150 150 …

Morgenthaler

SetPoint Medical to Present at Canaccord Genuity Medical Technologies & Diagnostics Forum 2019 | Globe Newswire | 11/14/2019

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Morgenthaler Ventures, Topspin Partners, Sightline Partners, GlaxoSmithKline’s Action Potential Venture Capital and Boston Scientific as well as an additional undisclosed strategic investor (leading medical device company). For more information, visit www.setpointmedical.com . Contacts …

Spark Capital

CB Insights - Digital Health 150: The Digital Health Startups Redefining The Healthcare Industry | 11/14/2019

… we highlight the top 10 most active investors among the companies selected. Investor Number of deals F-Prime Capital 31 New Enterprise Associates 30 Google Ventures 29 Venrock 28 Founders Fund 27 Khosla Ventures 27 … total disclosed funding from investors including Compound, Norwest Venture Partners, Spark Capital, and SoftBank, among others. Other companies in this category use remote monitoring technology to supplement virtual care services. Table of the Digital Health …

Google Ventures

CB Insights - Digital Health 150: The Digital Health Startups Redefining The Healthcare Industry | 11/14/2019

New Enterprise Associates 30 Google Ventures 29 Venrock 28 Founders Fund 27 Khosla Ventures 27 GE Ventures 22 Social Capital 20 .406 Ventures 19 Andreessen Horowitz 18 Track all the Digital Health 150 Startups in this brief and many more on our platform The 150 private digital health startups working to recreate how healthcare is delivered. Look for The Digital Health 150 in the Collections tab. Digital Health 150 150 …

Andreessen Horowitz

CB Insights - Digital Health 150: The Digital Health Startups Redefining The Healthcare Industry | 11/14/2019

New Enterprise Associates 30 Google Ventures 29 Venrock 28 Founders Fund 27 Khosla Ventures 27 GE Ventures 22 Social Capital 20 .406 Ventures 19 Andreessen Horowitz 18 Track all the Digital Health 150 Startups in this brief and many more on our platform The 150 private digital health startups working to recreate how healthcare is delivered. Look for The Digital Health 150 in the Collections tab. Digital Health 150 150 …

Topspin Partners

SetPoint Medical to Present at Canaccord Genuity Medical Technologies & Diagnostics Forum 2019 | Globe Newswire | 11/14/2019

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Morgenthaler Ventures, Topspin Partners, Sightline Partners, GlaxoSmithKline’s Action Potential Venture Capital and Boston Scientific as well as an additional undisclosed strategic investor (leading medical device company). For more information, visit www.setpointmedical.com . Contacts …

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

The Biopharma Startup: A Heart-Pounding Venture | 11/26/2019

… into a thundering drumbeat as postdoctoral fellow Nazareno Paolocci and his faculty mentor David Kass , professor of cardiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, reported on the physiological effects of nitroxyl in Proceedings … 14.5 million Series A round, financed by Aurora Funds and New Enterprise Associates. 8 Their new VC partners used the so-called venture creation model to center the business development of Cardioxyl around two key …

Harvard Medical School

Sanofi and Aetion launch enterprise-wide collaboration to advance regulatory submissions using real-world evidence | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

Harvard Medical School faculty with decades of experience in epidemiology and health outcomes research, Aetion informs health care’s most critical decisions — what works best, for whom, and when — to guide treatment development, commercialization, and payment innovation into health care’s modern era. Aetion is based in New York City , and backed by investors including New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Flare Capital Partners, Lakestar, Town Hall Ventures, McKesson Ventures, Sanofi Ventures, Amgen Ventures …

MemorialCare

No. 450: Worlds war, bombs blast and Delta delivers – plus, an all-time LI great calls it a career (kinda) | 10/30/2019

… in funding led by First Trust Capital Partners, with participation from Sumitomo Corporation of Americas, Ziegler, Cedars-Sinai Health System, MemorialCare, St. Luke’s University Health Network and The University of Kansas Health System, among others … Capital Partners, Correlation Ventures, A&E Investment, Osage University Partners, New Enterprise Associates, GV and Amazon. Fashion police: Good luck at your trial, Liz. BELOW THE FOLD (All Hallows Eve Edition) That’s some great pumpkin …

HCA

Circular Logic - A Revolving Door Update | 10/27/2019

… Cynthia Ridgeway, From Department of Justice Prosecuting White Collar Crimes to Anthem As reported on July 15, 2019 by Modern Healthcare: Health insurer Anthem has hired Cynthia Ridgeway, a longtime attorney for the U.S. Justice … in 2019, Dr Gottlieb rejoined his old venture capital firm, New Enterprise Associates, as a full-time partner investing partner specializing in life sciences companies. Then in June, 2019, he joined the board of Pfizer …

Sanford Health

Databricks raises $ 400 million worth $ 6.2 billion | 10/23/2019

… morning by Andreessen Horowitz involving Microsoft, Alkeon Capital Management, Black Rock, Coatue Management, Dragoneer Investment Group, Geodesy, Green Bay Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, T. Rowe Price and Tiger Global Management , The start-up is estimated … including Hotels.com, Viacom, HP, Shell Energy, Showtime, Riot Games and Sanford Health, Expedia, Conde Nast, McGraw Hill, Zeiss, Cisco, NBCUniversal, Overstock, Nielsen, HP, Dollar Shave Club and more in the areas of advertising, technology, energy …

Ascension

Ivantis Completes Enrollment of International SPECTRUM Registry for Hydrus Microstent | PR Newswire | 10/10/2019

… New Enterprise Associates, Delphi Ventures, Foresite Capital, RA Capital Management, Ascension Ventures, EDBI, GBS Ventures, MemorialCare Innovation Fund, Merieux Development and Vertex HealthCare. The company is headquartered in Irvine, California . Ivantis® and Hydrus® are registered trademarks of Ivantis Inc. All rights reserved. 2019. www.IvantisInc.com Media Contact Capwell Communications Lynne Russo [email protected] 818-903-6079 SOURCE Ivantis, Inc. Related Links http://www.ivantisinc.com …

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Parvus Therapeutics Announces Key Executive and Board of Directors Appointments | Business Wire | 7/16/2019

… FerroKin BioSciences, which was acquired by Shire Plc in 2012. Earlier in his career, Dr. Rienhoff was involved in venture capital as a Director at Abingworth Management in London and a partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Throughout his career, Dr. Rienhoff has held numerous board positions in life science companies, many of which lead to successful exits. He obtained his B.A. from Williams College, studied mathematics at Harvard University …

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle WA

Parvus Therapeutics Announces Key Executive and Board of Directors Appointments | Business Wire | 7/16/2019

… career, Dr. Rienhoff was involved in venture capital as a Director at Abingworth Management in London and a partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Throughout his career, Dr. Rienhoff has held numerous board positions in … and clinical genetics. Dr. Rienhoff continued his training at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington as a Howard Hughes Investigator. “I am delighted to assume the position of Chairman at Parvus as …

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Parvus Therapeutics Announces Key Executive and Board of Directors Appointments | Business Wire | 7/16/2019

New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Throughout his career, Dr. Rienhoff has held numerous board positions in life science companies, many of which lead to successful exits. He obtained his B.A. from Williams College, studied mathematics at Harvard University and earned an M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He trained in internal medicine as a member of the Osler Medical House staff at the Johns Hopkins Hospital where he …

Massachusetts General Hospital

Akouos to Build Premier Gene Therapy Company Focused on Hearing and Balance Disorders with Backing from Leading Life Science Investors and Strategic Licenses from Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Lonza | PR Newswire | 11/30/2017

… and Strategic Licenses from Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Lonza - Akouos raises $7.5 million in equity financing from 5AM Ventures, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), and Partners Innovation Fund.- Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Lonza grant … Ph.D., Chief of Otolaryngology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Massachusetts General Hospital and the Walter Augustus LeCompte Professor and Chair of Otolaryngology at Harvard Medical School and Joan W. Miller , M.D., Chief of Ophthalmology …

Dignity Health

NEA Promotes Aaron Jacobson To Partner, Welcomes Kavita Patel As Venture Partner | PR Newswire | 11/16/2017

… Jacobson To Partner, Welcomes Kavita Patel As Venture Partner News provided by 10:00 MENLO PARK, Calif. Global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) today announced the promotion of Aaron Jacobson to Partner. Jacobson … welcome her to the team.” Patel is a director of Dignity Health , Tesaro , and SSM Health Care . She frequently provides expert commentary to radio and print media outlets, including National Public Radio, CBS, Newsweek and …

SSM Health

NEA Promotes Aaron Jacobson To Partner, Welcomes Kavita Patel As Venture Partner | PR Newswire | 11/16/2017

… Jacobson To Partner, Welcomes Kavita Patel As Venture Partner News provided by 10:00 MENLO PARK, Calif. Global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) today announced the promotion of Aaron Jacobson to Partner. Jacobson … team.” Patel is a director of Dignity Health , Tesaro , and SSM Health Care . She frequently provides expert commentary to radio and print media outlets, including National Public Radio, CBS, Newsweek and MarketWatch. Patel earned her …

Humana

First Edition: October 30, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 10/30/2019

… FDA in April, Gottlieb has revealed little about what types of investments he would make in his new role at New Enterprise Associates, one of the country’s largest venture capital firms where he worked prior … if inhaled. (Loftus, 10/29) The Associated Press: Kentucky-Based Insurer Humana To Lay Off 2% Of Workforce A health insurance provider says it’s laying off more than 800 people. The Louisville, Kentucky-based Humana announced …

What’s next in healthcare and digital health? Here are 4 trends to watch | FierceHealthcare | 10/5/2019

… that could change fairly soon, according to Jeff Immelt, former chairman and CEO of GE and now venture partner at New Enterprise Associates. The next generation of AI healthcare companies will have a hard time … partnership and Walmart are all moving into virtual care services. Humana launched a new virtual primary care service with telehealth company Doctor on Demand Warby Parker also is offering virtual care services. The eyeglass company …

Bright Health

New Enterprise Associates Promotes Two on Healthcare Investing Team | 10/29/2019

By FinSMEs Menlo Park, CA-based global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates has promoted two professionals on its healthcare investing team. In details, Ed Mathers, a healthcare investor focused on biotechnology and specialty pharmaceuticals … closely with many NEA portfolio companies including American Pathology Partners, Bright Health, Radiology Partners, and XOC Pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining NEA, he was a member of the private equity group at Ares Management. His earlier …

NEA promotes two | PE Hub | 10/28/2019

New Enterprise Associates Inc has promoted Ed Mathers to general partner. Also, the firm has promoted Blake Wu to partner on the healthcare investing team. Mathers first joined NEA in 2008 while Wu came on … closely with many NEA portfolio companies including American Pathology Partners, Bright Health, Radiology Partners, and XOC Pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining NEA, he was a member of the private equity group at Ares Management. His earlier …

Scott Gottlieb

Sanofi to assimilate Aetion’s real-world data platform into its own | FierceBiotech | 11/20/2019

New Enterprise Associates (NEA). RELATED: Sanofi, Sema4 launch 5-year, real-world digital asthma study More recently, Aetion was able to recruit former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to a seat on its board of directors. Gottlieb, also an NEA partner, encouraged the use and refinement of real-world evidence during his time leading the agency. Both Sanofi and Aetion anticipate real-world evidence will play a larger role in FDA …

Conor Hale

Sanofi to assimilate Aetion’s real-world data platform into its own | FierceBiotech | 11/20/2019

by Conor Hale Nov 20, 2019 6:00am Both Sanofi and Aetion anticipate real-world evidence will play a larger role in FDA reviews in the coming years, acting as a supplement to clinical trial data … McKesson Ventures. Previous backers included Amgen’s venture capital arm and New Enterprise Associates (NEA). RELATED: Sanofi, Sema4 launch 5-year, real-world digital asthma study More recently, Aetion was able to recruit former FDA Commissioner …

Josh Stella

Fugue Open Sources Fregot to Support Developers Working with the Rego Policy Language | PR Newswire | 11/14/2019

… policy evaluations every day and providing our customers with a simple way to create custom policies for cloud infrastructure,” said Josh Stella , co-founder and CTO of Fugue. “We developed Fregot to speed the implementation … trust Fugue to protect their cloud environments. Fugue’s investors include New Enterprise Associates, Future Fund, and In-Q-Tel (IQT). Fugue is an AWS Advanced Technology Partner and a Launch Partner in the AWS Cloud …

Tim Patrick

ControlRad Expands its Board of Directors | 11/12/2019

… fluoroscopically guided procedures (FGP), has completed $15 million in financing and appointed two medical device industry veterans, Ryan Drant and Tim Patrick, to its board of directors. The Series B round, which was led by … Prior to founding Questa Capital, Drant was a partner at New Enterprise Associates; he worked in the corporate finance group at Alex. Brown & Sons and was a consultant at Arthur Andersen & Co. Patrick brings more …

Daphne Koller

2019’s Fiercest Women in Life Sciences | FiercePharma | 11/11/2019

… Daphne Koller—Insitro Ivana Magovčević-Liebisch—Ipsen Jing Marantz—Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Chris Marsh—Boehringer Ingelheim Sara Nayeem—New Enterprise Associates Melissa Pryce—Charles River Laboratories Dana Rodden—Merck & Co. Teresa Rodó—Merck KGaA Pardis Sabeti—Sherlock Biosciences Laura Sepp-Lorenzino—Intellia Therapeutics Reshma Shetty—Ginkgo Bioworks Joanne Smith-Farrell—Bluebird Bio Jenny Streets—Facebook Jennifer Taubert—Johnson & Johnson Kitty Yale—Akero Therapeutics Book traversal links for 2019’s Fiercest Women …

Scott Sandell

NEA Makes Several Key Executive Changes | 11/8/2019

Venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates (NEA) has announced several key promotions on its investing team. These are the details. Venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates has announced a few key promotions on the investing … Rick’s outstanding commitment, judgment, and leadership with this promotion,” said Scott Sandell, Managing General Partner at NEA. “From the day he joined the firm as an associate, Rick has embodied the values at the heart …

Rick Yang

NEA Makes Several Key Executive Changes | 11/8/2019

Venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates (NEA) has announced several key promotions on its investing team. These are the details. Venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates has announced a few key promotions on the investing team. Rick Yang has been named general partner and head of consumer technology. And Danielle Lay, Luke Pappas, and Jai Sajnani were promoted to the principal position. Yang joined NEA in 2007 and the company …

Jeff Immelt

Bloom Energy Appoints Stanford’s Michael Boskin and Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt to Board of Directors | Business Wire | 11/7/2019

… the Tully M. Friedman Professor of Economics and Wohlford Family Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, and Jeffrey Immelt, former Chairman and CEO of GE (NYSE: GE) and current Venture Partner of New Enterprise Associates, will join the company’s Board of Directors, effective November 12, 2019. At that time, the Board will expand from eight to 10 directors. In addition to his role at Stanford’s Hoover Institute, where he …

Masayoshi Son

Term Sheet: Nov. 07, 2019 | 11/7/2019

… that plan? Well, it’s clear as day, and it can be summed up in one slide: If you’ve followed SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son for long enough, you know that the WeWork fiasco isn’t where the story … a revenue and posted losses of $30 million in 2018. New Enterprise Associates (20.4% pre-offering), Novartis Bioventures (17%), and Novo Nordisk (15%) back the firm. It plans to list on the Nasdaq as “GRTX …

Tony Florence

NEA promotes four | PE Hub | 11/7/2019

New Enterprise Associates Inc has promoted Rick Yang to general partner and head of consumer technology investing. Also, NEA has upped Danielle Lay, Luke Pappas and Jai Sajnani to principal. PRESS RELEASE Menlo Park, CA … practice as a member of our general partner group,” said Tony Florence, General Partner and Head of Technology Investing at NEA. “I’m also pleased to recognize the significant contributions Danielle, Luke and Jai have made …

Ed Mathers

Shape Therapeutics, Inc. Raises $35.5M Series A Financing, Led by NEA and Announces the Formation of a World-Class Scientific Advisory Board, to Advance a First-in-Class RNA Editing Gene Therapy Platform Focused on Curing Genetic Diseases | Business Wire | 11/5/2019

… development-stage biotechnology company leading the field of RNA-editing gene therapy, announces $35.5M in Series A financing, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with additional participation from CureDuchenne Ventures. The new capital will enable … successful co-acquisition of AbVitro, Inc. by Juno and Celgene. Ed Mathers, Partner at NEA and Board member at ShapeTx, said, “One rarely comes across a proprietary technology platform with such transformative potential led by …

George Church

Shape Therapeutics, Inc. Raises $35.5M Series A Financing, Led by NEA and Announces the Formation of a World-Class Scientific Advisory Board, to Advance a First-in-Class RNA Editing Gene Therapy Platform Focused on Curing Genetic Diseases | Business Wire | 11/5/2019

… development-stage biotechnology company leading the field of RNA-editing gene therapy, announces $35.5M in Series A financing, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with additional participation from CureDuchenne Ventures. The new capital will enable … Bioengineering at UCSD, who during his postdoctoral fellowship in the George Church laboratory at Harvard Medical School pioneered the use of CRISPR in human cells. ShapeTx RNAfix™ platform is built upon his lab’s most recent …

Donald Trump

Trump to Nominate Stephen Hahn, MD, for FDA Commissioner | 11/1/2019

Stephen Hahn, MD, chief medical executive of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has been named by President Donald Trump as his nominee to run the FDA. [The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center] Share Stephen Hahn, MD, chief medical executive of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, was named today by President Donald Trump as his nominee to run the FDA. If confirmed by …

Andrew Ng

Coursera and MathWorks Announce New Data Science Course | 10/31/2019

… Specialization can be found here: coursera.org/specializations/practical-data-science-matlab . About Coursera Coursera was founded by Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng with a vision of providing life-transforming learning experiences to anyone, anywhere. It … workforce. Coursera is backed by investors that include Kleiner Perkins, New Enterprise Associates, GSV Capital, Learn Capital, and SEEK Group. About MathWorks MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. MATLAB, the language of …

Steve Case

Billionaires help ex-AOL head Steve Case raise $150m for second Rise of the Rest Seed Fund | 10/29/2019

Steve Case has raised $150m for its second Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, backed by billionaire investors such as Jeff Bezos and KKR co-founder Henry Kravis. Infrastructure Jordan Williams - October 29, 2019 The New Mexico State Investment Council has reportedly committed $355m of new capital for a number of funds managed by Carlyle, Ares Management and others. People News Jordan Williams - October 29, 2019 Californian fund manager New …

Mohamad Makhzoumi

NEA promotes two | PE Hub | 10/28/2019

New Enterprise Associates Inc has promoted Ed Mathers to general partner. Also, the firm has promoted Blake Wu to partner on the healthcare investing team. Mathers first joined NEA in 2008 while Wu came on … mentor and train talented individuals from within our partnership,” said Mohamad Makhzoumi, General Partner and head of healthcare services and healthcare IT investing at NEA. “Blake is a prime example of someone who joined NEA …

David Mott

NEA promotes two | PE Hub | 10/28/2019

New Enterprise Associates Inc has promoted Ed Mathers to general partner. Also, the firm has promoted Blake Wu to partner on the healthcare investing team. Mathers first joined NEA in 2008 while Wu came on … NEA’s biopharma investing practice for more than a decade,” said David Mott, General Partner and head of healthcare investing at NEA. “Ed’s extensive experience in the biopharma industry—both as an operator and investor, spanning …

Ali Ghodsi

The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 10/28/19 | 10/26/2019

… raised a total of $132.0M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Spark Capital, and Tribe Capital. Sandbox VR $11.0M - Series A San Mateo … analytics across business, data science, and data engineering. Founded by Ali Ghodsi, Andy Konwinski, Ion Stoica, Matei Zaharia, Patrick Wendell, Reynold Xin, and Scott Shenker in 2013, Databricks has now raised a total of $897.0M …

Jess Lee

Startup headed by ex-Apple engineer aims to eliminate smartphone buttons | Yahoo News | 10/17/2019

… said it is working with two smartphone makers in addition to an existing contract with Asus Computer Inc. Headed by Jess Lee, an engineer who sold his previous company to Apple Inc, Sentons announced a … 50 employees and has raised $37.7 million in funding from New Enterprise Associates and Northern Light Venture Capital. Beyond smartphones, Lee said the company hopes to add touch interactions to devices where screen space is …

Josh Makower

Fifteen Neurotechnology Startups to Present at 2019 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco | PR Newswire | 10/8/2019

SAN FRANCISCO Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announced that 15 promising neurotechnology startups and early-stage firms will present at the 2019 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco , November 4-5 . The 19th annual event—the most established in the industry—will also feature presentations and panel discussions on important issues confronting the neurotechnology industry. Josh Makower , general partner at VC firm New Enterprise Associates, will …

Ashton Kutcher

Duolingo Names Gillian Munson to Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 10/7/2019

… New Enterprise Associates, Drive Capital, Ashton Kutcher , and Tim Ferriss . SOURCE Duolingo Related Links https://www.duolingo.com …

Josh Rosenthal

Atlas unveils RNA-editing Korro Bio helmed by Nessan Bermingham | FierceBiotech | 10/7/2019

… Josh Rosenthal, Ph.D., of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Massachusetts, an affiliate of the University of Chicago. The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biotech is launching with funding from Atlas and New Enterprise Associates but is keeping the amount under wraps for now. Rosenthal’s, and now Korro’s, approach relies on nucleotide deamination, an endogenous RNA-modifying process that already happens in cells. Specifically, it takes advantage of a family of RNA-editing …

Jonathan Bush

Scott Gottlieb joins Aetion’s board, Jonathan Bush named executive chairman of Firefly, and more digital health hires and departures | MobiHealthNews | 9/19/2019

… of Fitbit Health; Cala Health appoints Renee Ryan as CEO; Craig Maloney joins Maestro Health. Scott Gottlieb joins Aetion’s board, Jonathan Bush named executive chairman of Firefly, and more digital health hires and departures Former … include roles with nonprofit drug development group FasterCures, Pfizer and New Enterprise Associates. Former general manager of Fitbit Health Solutions Adam Pellegrini has departed the wearables maker in favor of a new role as SVP …

Adam Pellegrini

Scott Gottlieb joins Aetion’s board, Jonathan Bush named executive chairman of Firefly, and more digital health hires and departures | MobiHealthNews | 9/19/2019

… New Enterprise Associates. Former general manager of Fitbit Health Solutions Adam Pellegrini has departed the wearables maker in favor of a new role as SVP of transformation consumer health products at CVS , CNBC first reported earlier this month. Citing a memo from the company’s chief transformation officer, Alan Lotvin, Pellegrini will “lead the ideation and incubation of consumer-focused health products and services that drive enterprise value and growth.” Prior …

Alan Lotvin

Scott Gottlieb joins Aetion’s board, Jonathan Bush named executive chairman of Firefly, and more digital health hires and departures | MobiHealthNews | 9/19/2019

… New Enterprise Associates. Former general manager of Fitbit Health Solutions Adam Pellegrini has departed the wearables maker in favor of a new role as SVP of transformation consumer health products at CVS , CNBC first reported earlier this month. Citing a memo from the company’s chief transformation officer, Alan Lotvin, Pellegrini will “lead the ideation and incubation of consumer-focused health products and services that drive enterprise value and growth.” Prior …