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Variants are threatening our vaccine progress

Hello, We on the healthcare desk are just brimming with pride this week after learning that our very own Megan Hernbroth won an award from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California chapter! Her award was for her excellent reporting on the downfall of Zume Pizza, a pizza-robot company backed […]
Variants are threatening our vaccine progress
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Disparities are popping up in the vaccine push

Hello, Boy, what a week. As I sat down to write my first weekly recap of healthcare news this year, it took me a moment to remember that anything happened before Wednesday, when a mob of pro-Trump rioters stormed the Capitol. With all that’s happening in D.C., it’s easy for […]
Disparities are popping up in the vaccine push
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Here are Business Insider’s biggest healthcare stories of 2020

Hello, Dear readers, somehow, we’ve made it to the final day of 2020. How are you feeling? I’m awash with emotion reflecting on this roller coaster of a year. It’s a year that’s brought so much joy and sorrow — professionally and personally — for so many. As we head […]
Here are Business Insider’s biggest healthcare stories of 2020
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Healthcare VCs share their 2021 predictions

Welcome to Business Insider ‘ s daily healthcare newsletter , your daily dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Hello, Today in healthcare news: VCs share their 2021 predictions with us, Verily reshuffles its leadership team, and what we […]
Healthcare VCs share their 2021 predictions
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PRESENTING: The 31 buzziest logistics startups that VCs are watching in 2020

Supply-chain tech attracted a whopping $US19.3 billion across 534 deals in 2018, according to Pitchbook. That’s way up from previous years; in 2010, venture capitalists invested less than $US1 billion total in just 85 deals. In the early months of 2020, Business Insider is looking at which startups in logistics […]
PRESENTING: The 31 buzziest logistics startups that VCs are watching in 2020
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A top VC firm just got another $800 million to back healthcare and fintech startups. We talked to Oak HC/FT execs about what they’re looking to invest in next.

Venture capital firm Oak HC/FT just raised an $US800 million fund, bringing its total assets under management to $US1.9 billion. It’s the third fund for the firm, which was founded in 2014 and invests in healthcare and financial technology companies. We talked to Oak HC/FT about where it’s planning to […]
A top VC firm just got another $800 million to back healthcare and fintech startups. We talked to Oak HC/FT execs about what they’re looking to invest in next.
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Dispensed: The inside story of uBiome, a visit to the largest health system in New York, and what it’s like to take a ‘biotech for dummies’ course

Hello, Welcome to this week’s edition of Dispensed, our weekly healthcare newsletter here at Business Insider, where we’re recovering from sugar rushes induced by a company-wide summer party last night. If you’re following along with what’s happening on the hill, you might have noticed a refrain that echoes what Emma […]
Dispensed: The inside story of uBiome, a visit to the largest health system in New York, and what it’s like to take a ‘biotech for dummies’ course
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A dad-and-son cybersecurity firm impressed investors with its ‘unique’ software that plays a kind of hide-and-seek with hackers

CryptoMove, a cybersecurity startup led by a father-and-son team, just raised $US6 million in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Social Capital, a venture capital firm founded by ex-Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya. Social Capital was intrigued by CryptoMove’s approach to security, which protects corporate data in […]
A dad-and-son cybersecurity firm impressed investors with its ‘unique’ software that plays a kind of hide-and-seek with hackers