Archive | June, 2013

Regenesis

One of the most authoritative and entertaining books on synthetic biology is Regenesis written by George Church. Dr Church is a Harvard professor who easily fits into the top 5 humans alive today on Genetics. His lab has many ground breaking inventions / developments in genetics, synthetic life and disease treatment. Earlier this year I […]

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Solve Extinction

Extinction isn’t what it once was. Countless species have become extinct over the eons – from Dinosaurs to Woolly Mammoths to the adorable Dodo Birds. When a species is gone, it is gone forever – or that is what the world believes. Advances in genetics, cloning and synthetic biology have made the impossible possible. Soon […]

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Crowd Sourcing

Crowd sourcing is the art and business of drawing upon the resources of a groups (millions) of people. In this article I will discuss two such companies where I am lead investor that leverage the crowd: Getaround and CureTogether. Getaround draws upon the resources owned by people – vehicles. CureTogether draws upon the knowledge of […]

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Shapeways

Shapeways is one of the most exciting companies in the 3D printing space. Based out of New York, they provide an easy and inexpensive way for the public at large to participate in 3D Printing. This is how it works: Goto http://www.shapeways.com and select one design from thousands. Choose your material, be it plastic, polymers […]

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