3 golden rules for health tech entrepreneurs

Following these rules won’t guarantee success for your health tech startup, but if you can’t pin down these basics, you don’t have a shot.

4 lessons I learned about getting into Y Combinator (after 13 applications)

Going through Y Combinator’s rigorous vetting gives founders a sense-check of what they’re missing, and who they’re missing. Take it from someone who applied to the program 13 times before getting in.

To buy time for a failing startup, recreate the engineering process

The drastic approach I took to recovering our company is often referred to as a “full reset” — the old company is essentially annihilated and a new company is formed from the remaining pieces.

Startup employees should pay attention to Biden’s capital gains tax plans

The Biden Administration has reportedly proposed significant changes to the capital gains tax, aiming to target the wealthiest Americans to help fund his historic aid programs.

AI is ready to take on a massive healthcare challenge

Shortening the diagnostic journey and reducing the associated costs was, until recently, a moonshot challenge, but is now within reach. Technology and AI advances are combining to make genetic testing accessible.

Beyond the fanfare and SEC warnings, SPACs are here to stay

Can SPACs still solve the funding problem for capital-intensive, deep tech startups? And will they become a permanent financing option?

For M&A success, tap legal early and often

Outside attorneys are experts in M&A or IPOs, but your in-house lawyers are experts in your company. Here are actionable tips on how to use that team to your advantage.