Biotech is following the same technological revolution roadmap as the internet, just 20-30 years later. It’s time to prepare for Biotech 2.0 now.
90% of Americans can’t invest in startups. Let’s change that now. Idea: Eliminate all accredited investor restrictions for startups and VC funds.
Why investing early-stage at scale is the best opportunity in VC now. Idea: Be the first investor and advisor to thousands of early-stage startups.
Helping elite scientists become elite startup founders Trend: Silicon Valley now celebrates the technical founder CEO. Myth: Most VCs still think that scientists can’t be good CEOs. How: Be the first investor and advisor for startups led by scientist CEOs. Opportunity: Elevating scientist CEOs is good for everyone. This idea is a work-in-progress. If you’dContinue reading “Scientist CEOs”
Bringing the original YC model to biotech. Introduction: Both of these VC models are built for the old playbook for biopharma company formation: Two big changes have made it much cheaper to launch and scale biotech companies: The new playbook for biotech will be the YC fundraising model, as explained by Paul Graham: Biotech isContinue reading “Y Combinator for Biotech”
Imagine you’re a quarterback. The center snaps the ball to you. Look up. Take three steps back. Two defenders are coming through the line, one on each side. Pause. What do you do next? Everything in your body tells you to run, escape. You want to get out of the pocket. But the right moveContinue reading “Stay in the Pocket”
We are in the dot-com era for biotech. Introduction: For the last 25+ years, we have been living through one of the greatest technological revolutions ever, the Information Age. From Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 to Mobile to Web 3.0, the best startup founders and investors have ridden these waves to impact billions of peopleContinue reading “It’s 1994 Again”
We Need A YC for Everything This is Problem #3 on my list of The World’s Biggest Problems.
Both of these ideas are on my list of solutions to The World’s Biggest Problems. DM or email me if you want to invest! Summary: Accelerator: Invest the first $100K+ to help new pre-Mittelstands launch and grow. Ventures: Invest $1M+ to help pre-Mittelstands go from $1M to $10M+ revenue. Most VCs won’t fund niche servicesContinue reading “Y Combinator for Mittelstands”
Bootstrapped from zero. “Sell a product or course online! Sell services locally!” There are millions of different get rich quick schemes floating online now. The goal here is to secure the bag and escape the grind ASAP. Raised $100M+ from VCs. “Are you a Unicorn yet? Which Y Combinator class were you in?” Startups areContinue reading “We Need A Middle Class For Startups”