Thoughts on Venture Philanthropy: A Patient-Centered Investment Thesis

Venture Philanthropy in biotechnology is as close to a patient-centered investment thesis as there could be. It allows investors and non-profit disease associations working on behalf of patient populations to consider risk, outcome, exit, time horizon, deal sourcing, and non-financial intangibles differently than a traditional venture capitalist. When a non-profit organization engages in venture philanthropy...
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A Reflection on the Past Six Months

I have spent about six months in Hanover, and one of the things I was encouraged to do upon setting off on this new life journey is periodically reflect on the experience. My transition into full-time student mode has been both a challenge and fantastically liberating. The biggest hurdle of them all has been losing...
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Fall A Term: A Lot of Work, A Cold and More Fun

After three months of living in the woods I am back home for Fall break! I have officially survived the first term of my MBA program. Small victories, right? Living in Hanover has been equal parts fun, exhausting, challenging, exciting and stimulating. To say that I was nervous before starting a residential graduate program back...
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