Category Archives: Girls Rule! Women in Venture Capital

Girls Rule: Amy Belt and Beth Falk

Back to my women in venture capital focus for a moment, as I want to promote the efforts of two colleagues to create very professional and useful venues for people who happen to be women (as opposed to women who … Continue reading

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Government as an Engine for Innovation

I’ve been thinking a great deal about the newly formed Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. (CMI). This entity was established as a result of the Affordable Care Act (the new healthcare reform legislation) and its purpose is to “research, develop, … Continue reading

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U.S. Medical Innovation: Win the Pennant or Strike Out Looking?

Yesterday I attended a meeting of a group of venture capitalists and NVCA representatives who came together to discuss the formation of a new industry group focused on preserving the spirit and business of medical innovation that has for so … Continue reading

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Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition

I love that Timothy Leary quote (the title above).  And in a time when venture capital fundraising requires nerves of steel and the patience of a saint, we welcome the news from San Francisco’s DBL Investors that they have closed … Continue reading

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I’m just a person trapped inside a woman’s body. -Elaine Boosler

So yesterday I decided to send a quick email out to all the women VCs I know (probably about 40) to ask them to send me input for my blog, specifically ongoing reports of great accomplishments by their female VC … Continue reading

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Girls Rule: Karen Talmadge

Saw today that my colleague, Karen Talmadge, has been given the Charles H. Best Medal for Distinguished Service in the Cause of Diabetes. I am really happy for her.  Karen is a first-class professional and brilliant and I have the … Continue reading

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