startups

Announcing Global Venture Catalyst, an Exciting New Entrepreneurial Education Project with Ihklaq Sidhu, PhD and Mike Grandinetti

In this episode, Ihklaq Sidhu, PhD and Mike Grandinetti share information about “Global Venture Catalyst”, a new hands-on, entrepreneurial education initiative they’re launching to provide 500 engineers, technical students, and business school students around the world a transformative experience to work in diverse teams to develop new hight-impact projects. Today’s topics include: Details about the…

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From Science Writer to Venture Capitalist and Biotech Startup Advisor with Steve Dickman

On this week’s episode, Mark’s guest is Steve Dickman, CEO of CBT Advisors, a strategic consultancy supporting the biotech industry.  Topics discussed during the episode include: How Steve made the transition from working at Science and at  Nature – where he founded and ran the first Nature news bureau in Germany, among other responsibilities –…

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Keys to Effective Translational Research with Mike Fenn, PhD

On this episode, Mark discusses a range of translational research issues with Mike Fenn, PhD, the Director of Healthcare & Life Sciences at Harvard Innovation Labs, including: What led Mike to focus on life sciences virtually from the start of his professional career From Mike’s perspective, what all successful startups have in common, and what…

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Successful Startups with Serial Entrepreneur and VC Vinit Nijhawan

Vinit Nijhawan is Managing Director of MassVentures, the first public venture capital fund in the U.S., funding early stage, high growth Massachusetts companies for more than 40 years. In this episode, Mark and Vinit discuss a range of topics related to innovation and entrepreneurship, including: The skills that have been central contributors to Vinit’s success…

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