Entries by Gerard Eldering

Observations from JPMorgan Week

The week of January 11th I had the opportunity to attend the Biotech Showcase in San Francisco during what is commonly called “JPMorgan week”. JPMorgan week is a cluster of life science investing conferences held simultaneously in San Francisco each January. It has become a must-attend week for entrepreneurs and investors involved in life science. […]

A Unicorn or a Double?

One of the hot words in the startup press today is “Unicorns”. Unicorns are private companies with a value of more than $1 billion such as Uber, Snapchat and Dropbox. Many recent news articles are somewhat critical of the growing list of unicorns, many of which are unprofitable. Some articles raise concerns with the potential […]

4 Top Uses for Startup.Directory

Startup.Directory has a wide range of subscribers, from venture capitalists and angel investors to university tech transfer professionals and corporate executives. What do they all have in common? They all want accurate, comprehensive data on high-tech startups. Here are some ideas about how our subscribers use Startup.Directory’s data access tools to bring value to their […]

Encore Alert: A Student Startup Breakout

James Li’s parents were apprehensive when their son, a Georgetown University undergrad, expressed his sincere commitment to starting a company while in college. Despite being entrepreneurs themselves, or perhaps because of that, they had concerns about James trying to build a tech startup without business experience or capital in the bank. They urged him to […]