Cancer And Startups – 7 Principles For The Next 10 Years

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RockHealth supports digital health startups and their latest quarterly update suggests the VC dollars in the sector doubled and then doubled again. In other words, 2020 was a huge increase and doubled 2019 and 2021 looks to be ending as double of 2020. Our view at Tau is, as you might expect, that this increase is undeniably because of the pandemic. But what it did is accelerate long-standing trends and brought a much overdue awareness around the challenges and opportunities in healthcare. And that this is a permanent change i.e., even once covid recedes into the background the VC dollars…...

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Amit Garg I have been in Silicon Valley for 20 years -- at Samsung NEXT Ventures, running my own startup (as of May 2019 a series D that has raised $120M and valued at $450M), at Norwest Ventures, and doing product and analytics at Google. My academic training is BS in computer science and MS in biomedical informatics, both from Stanford, and MBA from Harvard. I speak natively 3 languages, live carbon-neutral, am a 70.3 Ironman finisher, and have built a hospital in rural India serving 100,000 people.