Startup.Directory Launches Startup Rating System

One of the biggest challenges for early-stage investors and others in the startup sector is identifying tech startups most worth focusing on, such as those with strong management teams, seed funding and products. Startup.Directory just made that task much easier by introducing our proprietary, hands-on rating system. All active startups in our database now feature a rating from 0 to 10. Read more

Orpheden Therapeutics: Building Personalized Cancer Therapy

In March, a team of graduate students from Northwestern University in Chicago was chosen as a winner in the Breast Cancer Startup Challenge, a global competition featuring research technologies developed by scientists at the National Cancer Institute and Avon Foundation-funded university labs. Following the win, the team launched tech startup Orpheden Therapeutics to develop a promising new personalized cancer treatment. Below, CEO John Kuelper talks about the plans for Orpheden. Read more