Health Tech

The Rapid Growth of CRISPR Startup Mammoth Biosciences

The Rapid Growth of CRISPR Startup Mammoth Biosciences

Biotech startup Mammoth Biosciences ‌officially achieved “unicorn” status in September 2021. After securing US$195 million in funding, it now has a total valuation of more than US$1 billion.
The financing for the California-based company comprises a US$150 million in its Series D round, following a $45 million in Series C funding in late 2020 led by venture capitals and investment firms.

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What Is Biotechnology

What Is Biotechnology and How to Start a Biotech Company?

To say that Covid has been a biological nightmare for the world is an understatement. In a bid to wake up from it, companies and investors have turned their attention to science, medicine and innovation—or simply, biotechnology. With vaccines and cures becoming the need of the hour, BioTech rose like never before.

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Elizabeth Holmes

Who Is Elizabeth Holmes and Why Is She on Trial?

Silicon Valley entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes’s journey shows that not all Ivy League-dropout stories are those of success. At 19, Holmes dropped out of Stanford to start Theranos, a health-tech company that set out to revolutionize healthcare by detecting diseases with a single drop of blood. The idea was innovative and promising, so much so that Vice President Joe Biden called it “the future of laboratory science”. Seeing its potential, investors poured over US$400 million into the business.

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