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Contemporary Healthcare needs an Open Free Market Access

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A marketplace, also called a market, is a business setting where the public gathers together to carry out the trade of provisions and goods. The history of the market is a centuries-old concept. It...
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Who Cares for Healthcare? Facing the Biggest Cybersecurity Challenges

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Since the beginning of the global COVID-19 pandemic, cybercrime has increased by 600%. It is not surprising, that the healthcare industry was one of the most vulnerable ones to cyberattacks in 2020 and 2021. In fact,...
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Why We Invested In HeyRenee - Personal Health Assistant

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Excited to announce our investment alongside Quiet Capital, Mucker Capital, Fika Ventures, Global Founders Capital, SaaS Ventures and Founders First in the $3.8M seed round of HeyRenee — your personal care concierge. HeyRenee is a first-ever...
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Why We Invested In Banjo Health – Simplifying Medical Paperwork Through AI

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  Excited to announce our investment alongside Epsilon Health Investors in the $5M series A in Banjo Health which employs artificial intelligence in prior authorization (PA) i.e., reduces medical paperwork. Tau Ventures is an AI-first...
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Why We Invested In Teiko — Mapping Immune Profiles To Improve Clinical Outcomes

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Excited to announce our seed investment in Teiko.bio, which calculates an immune fingerprint for each person. Tau Ventures is an AI-first fund in Silicon Valley investing primarily in mature seed, typically when there is...
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Why We Invested In Iaso.ai — High Quality Telemedicine

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Excited to announce our seed investment alongside Healthy.vc, Refactor Capital and Esther Dyson in Iaso.ai which helps reduce variability and increase quality of telehealth consultations. Tau Ventures is an AI-first fund in Silicon Valley...
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No Needles? The Breakthrough Innovation Of Measuring Blood Sugar Non-Invasively

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BBC Nov 19, 2018: Google halts glucose-sensing contact lens project Engadget Jan 12, 2021: Startup claims its new wearable can monitor blood sugar without needles 9To5Mac Jan 25, 2021: Apple Watch blood sugar measurement coming in...
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Today’s Continuity of Medical Care Lacks a Personal Touch

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Continuity of Medical Care must be on Patient terms with the full understanding of the Procedure Providing Medical care for a patient is more than just offering options and tools to heal them. Every patient’s...
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Physicians: The Culture of Complainers

The Black Hat thinking Attitude is not working in Favor of Physicians, after All! In general, and by nature, physicians are Black Hat thinkers because they tend to stare at a decision’s potentially negative consequences...
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Meeting Healthcare Enterprise demand by Hybridizing Blockchain and MongoDB

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Added peek at the Utility of Centralized in conjunction with a Robust Decentralized medical Practice Systems Blockchain is a relatively novel decentralized or distributed data ledger system. Instead of banking health information in a single...
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Deep Tech Dive #3 | Matt McGuire CEO of SafeStamp®

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“Jim Mattis invested in Theranos. Osama Bin Laden invested in box cutters. Who changed the world more?” A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Matt McGuire, CEO of SafeStamp Inc....
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Political Authority and Power: the fundamental determinant of modern Public Health outcome

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An in-depth look into the moral principles of legitimizing severance between Individual Rights in defiance of Personalized Healthcare. Power and authority are often used synonymously to demonstrate one’s ability to sway public discourse as well...
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The healthcare industry is growing from strength to strength in 2021- Here’s how

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Stretched to its limits by the repercussions of the Pandemic last year, the healthcare industry has been forced to evolve at an unprecedented speed. From catering to less than 20% of hospital occupancy, the...
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Why Diagnostics Is Hard: Three Extra Challenges And How Startups Can Still Succeed

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Diagnostics shares the same two key challenges as most of digital health. One, long sales cycles of 9-18 months into providers, often even longer for payors and pharma. Two, FDA approval that necessitates clinical...
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Depression Is One Companion I Can Do Without

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I am determined to shut the door when it comes knockin’. *Depression Hotline* *Crisis Text Line* I’ve been depressed most of my adult life, and I don’t know why. I take that statement back. There are clues...
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Politics of Licensing and Certification

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The Decades’ old Partisan instrument of Control of Scholars The purpose of licensing and certification that we see today dawns on establishing some form of professional quality and safety standards for goods and services furnished...
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3 Billion Reasons the Biotechnological Revolution must Preserve

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Reprogramming our Genetics (GNR part 2) As a fellow believer of the acceleration of technology and fanboy of esteemed futurist Ray Kurzweil, I will be writing a 4-part series on his predictions on GNR (Genetics, Nanotechnology,...
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Why We Invested In Decoded Health aka “A Medical Resident In Your Pocket”

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In January we invested in Decoded Health as part of their $4.5M seed led by Sierra Ventures. Tau Ventures is an AI-first fund in Silicon Valley investing primarily in seed but we occasionally take...
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Synthetic Biology — Golden Land Of Startups?

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Synthetic biology is the branch of biotech that is about creating new biological parts from scratch or from templates in nature. It is often about genes or proteins that can be used in research...
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Disaggregation of the Hospital – A Counterintuitive Opportunity for Startups?

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Tau Ventures is a seed-focused fund investing in applied AI in digital health, enterprise and automation (cars, robots). We think a lot about where healthcare is going and one of the biggest trends we...