“Skybox Imaging Captures First High-Resolution, HD Video of Earth from Space” – VizWorld

“Shocking High-Definition Video of Earth from Space Freaks Out People?” – Design & Trend

“High-Definition Video of Earth a First” – Liberty Voice

“View From a Height: Two New Services Provide Pix of Earth from Space” – Slate

“The First HD Video of Earth From Space—That You Can Buy” – The Atlantic

ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Announces First Patient Receives Vaccine in Phase I Trial of Cancer Vaccine ICT-121 in Recurrent Glioblastoma

“Startup toymaker dials up Internet phone system to build credibility” – ZDNet

Chimerix Added to NASDAQ Biotechnology Index

“Why The Future Of Mobile Ad Tech Is SaaS: 3 Lessons From Enterprise Software” – Adotas

“Skybox Imaging—First Captures Are Available” – SatNews

“Indi Molecular Raises $300K as It Continues Push to Develop, Showcase PCC Technology” – GenomeWeb

“5 myths about the marketplace that mobile strategies busted” – TheNextWeb

ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Phase II Study Demonstrates That Glioblastoma Patients Live Longer Without Disease Progression When Treated With ICT-107

“The Digital Doctor is In” – Vancouver Sun

“Yinon Weiss on Building Social Network RallyPoint to Connect the Military and Employers” – SocialTimes

“The Future of Medicine” – Al Jazeera America

“Ooma puts some oomph in phone systems for small business” – Yahoo!

“Military networking site beginning to take off” – Boston Globe

50 Percent of Patients in Cedars-Sinai Brain Cancer Study Alive
After Five Years

“How mobile startup Kii helps millions of app developers” – Tech in Asia

“Ooma Office review: This VoIP-based phone system makes small businesses seem big” – PC World

“Ron Gutman’s HealthTap Seeks to be the First Global Mobile Health Brand” – Forbes

“Silicon Valley and the commercialization of space” – BoingBoing

“Silicon Valley Goes to Space” – KQED

Esperion Therapeutics Presents Full Results of Phase 2 Clinical Study Demonstrating that ETC-1002 Lowered LDL-C by an Average of 32 Percent and Was Well Tolerated in Patients with Hypercholesterolemia and History of Statin Intolerance

“With Fresh $5 Million, RallyPoint Marches To Build LinkedIn For Vets” – Forbes

“The new high-tech you” – MSN Money

Maverix Biomics Forms Strategic Co-Marketing Alliance with QIAGEN

“Medication adherence: Whose problem is it?” – mobihealthnews

“London-based Proteus Digital Health wants to put Bluetooth in your medicine” – Wired

“RallyPoint applies LinkedIn’s model to the military” – TechHive

“Proteus makes sure you’ll never miss a pill” – The Push

“Paging Doctor Siri: A Hands-Free Way to Ask All Your Medical Questions” – Mashable

“Apps platform Kii could help solve Southeast Asia’s fragmentation, talent woes” – Tech in Asia

“CardioDX sets IPO price targets for $92M offerin” – Silicon Valley Business Journal

“Boston startup musters $5M in venture capital” – Boston Herald

“Military ‘LinkedIn’ Raises $5 Million in Funding” – Fox News

“RallyPoint raises $5M as military networking site passes 100K members” – Boston Business Journal

“The ‘LinkedIn for the Military’ Commemorates Its One-Year Anniversary By Raising $5 Million” – BostonInno

“High-Tech Health” – Bloomberg

“Vets, take 2 years to prep for private jobs” – USAToday

“HealthTap Is An App Like Siri For Health Careta” – TechFaster

“Can You Smile Your Way To Success?” – NPR TED Radio Hour

“Value-added is the Future of Voice” – TechZone360

“Why Go To The Doctor When You Can Talk To A Doctor In Your Phone?” – Fast Company Co.Exist

“HealthTap releases voice-controlled Q&A app that turns your phone into a doctor” – VentureBeat

Esperion Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Phase 2b Clinical Study of ETC-1002 in Patients With or Without Statin Intolerance and Hypercholesterolemia

“HealthTap launches Siri-like app, hires WebMD alum” – mobihealthnews

“Doctor Q&A site HealthTap wants to give patients a Siri-like way to access health info” – GigaOm

“HealthTap Lets You Ask The Doctor” – Information Week


Leadership: Yinon Weiss
Partner: Skip Fleshman

RallyPoint is the professional network for current and former US military members.

“HealthTap hires Nan-Kirsten Forte as CCO, chief customer officer” – San Francisco Business Times

“How I Disrupted the Health Care Industry” – Inc

“The top online health services for consumers” – VentureBeat

Leadership: William Starling
Partner: Lou Lange

Aegis develops a novel suite of tools to enable a completely new, minimally-invasive treatment for symptomatic aortic stenosis: percutaneous transaortic TAVR.

CardioDx Real-World Registry Study Shows Use of the Corus CAD Gene Expression Test Helps Reduce Unnecessary Patient Referrals for Cardiac Testing

“Canadian Experts Suggest a ‘Perfect Storm’ is Brewing in Digital Healthcare” – TechVibes

“Buy phone hardware, then US calls are free” – San Diego Source


Leadership: Al Luderer
Partner: Lou Lange

An emerging life sciences company that is developing a synthetic class of diagnostic and therapeutic agents with antibody-like properties: protein-catalyzed capture agents.

“Skybox Imaging’s Hopes High as Launch of First Satellites Draws Near” – SpaceNews

“Law change gives lift to folding aircraft project” – Financial Times

“Problem solving gadgets for everyday problems” – ABC News

“Heart test maker CardioDx seeks up to $86.25M in IPO” – Silicon Valley Business Journal

Cardiovascular disease diagnostic company CardioDx files for a $86 million IPO


Christof Wittig
Partner: Skip Fleshman

LiquidM allows media buyers to optimize their processes across the full range of premium to performance advertising.



Partner: Rich Simoni

Provides synthetic DNA for health and sustainability.

LiquidM unwraps industry’s first white-labeled Mobile Advertising Mobile Advertising Management Platform and announces $5m series A funding

“LiquidM puts the ‘tech’ back in ad tech: Raises $5M for a white-label mobile ad management platform” – VentureBeat

“Just-Launched Mobile Ad Management Platform LiquidM Raises $5M” – TechCrunch

“LiquidM introduces white-labeled mobile advertising management platform” – GigaOm

New Data Highlight Value of Corus®
CAD in Reducing Unnecessary Cardiac Testing and Costs for
Women with Symptoms Suggestive of Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease

“HealthTap Set to Tap Growing Medical Marketplace” – The Dish Daily

“An App That Saved 10,000 Lives” – New York Times

“How mobile tech can transform health care” – Forbes

“Healthcare Startups Can Save Lives — And Rake in Big Money” – Wired

Esperion Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Phase 2 Clinical Study of ETC-1002 as an Add-On to Statin Therapy in Patients with Hypercholesterolemia

“The pill that can text from inside the body” – The Telegraph

“Astonishing but True! The miracle pill that will text your relatives every time you take it” – The Daily Mail

“Green fuels blast off” – Nature

“Have a pressing medical question? There’s an app for that” – CBS News

Review Published in PLOS Currents Highlights Overall Evidence for the Use of Corus® CAD to Evaluate Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease

Esperion Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update

“Microsatellites: What Big Eyes They Have” – New York Times

“A Doctor’s Visit Without the Cold Stethoscope” – Wall Street Journal

“How 24 Tiny Satellites Could Change Business Forever” – The Atlantic

“AchieveMint Gives You Cash for Doing Healthy Activities” – Mashable

ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Phase I Trial of Cancer Vaccine ICT-121 in Recurrent Glioblastoma

“Pay just $4 a month for your home phone service with Ooma” – ABC News

“7 Things App Developers Don’t Know About the China Mobile Market (But Should)” – ReadWriteWeb

FAA Grants Spin-Resistance Weight Exemption

“Icon gets weight limit increase for up to 250 pounds” – AOPA

“Silicon Valley Fights for Immigrant Talent” – MIT Technology Review

“Bionic fashion: Wearable tech that will turn man into machine by 2015” – CNN

ICON Aircraft Releases Production Details on A5’s AoA

“New Safety Feature in This Amphibious Plane Could Prevent Crashes” – Wired

“OOMA Office brings enterprise-style VOIP services to SOHO and SMBs” – ZDNet

“Bend The Healthcare Cost Curve Downward By Letting Healthcare Costs Rise” – Forbes

“Mashup Analytics: The Future Of Big Data” – Information Week

“6 Important Services to Enjoy Entirely Free” – Huffington Post

“What the healthcare ruling means for tech” – Fortune

Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. [ESPR] to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

“KeepSafe, The Private Photo Gallery App, Raises $3.4M And Grows To 13M Users” – TechCrunch

“Ooma Office means saving money for your business” – Examiner

Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Exercise of Underwriters’ Over-Allotment Option for Initial Public Offering

“Venture Investors Continue Love Affair with Digital Health Startups” – Xconomy

“How Biotechs Got Hot” – Wall Street Journal

Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

“We Will Soon Be Swallowing Computers Instead Of Pills To Help Doctors Cure Us” – Business Insider

“7 predictions for the future of health care technology” – VentureBeat

“Disruptions: Medicine That Monitors You” – New York Times

ICON Aircraft Raises $60 Million of Investment Capital for Full-Scale Production

“The Watchers” – Wired

Kii Corp Unveils “Kii to China”, Full-Service App Publishing Package for China Smartphone Market

“Japan’s Kii Launches A Publishing Service To Help App Developers Crack The Chinese Market” – TechCrunch


Mikki Nasch, Christine Lemke
Skip Fleshman

A digital health platform for building and maintaining relationships with consumers to encourage engagement and health behavior change.

Esperion Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Phase 2 Clinical Study of Novel Oral Therapy in Patients with Hypercholesterolemia and a History of Statin Intolerance

“Get an Ooma Telo home phone system for $99.99” – CNET

NeoStem’s Subsidiary, PCT, Enters Into a Manufacturing Agreement With ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. for Dendritic Cell Vaccines Targeting Brain and Other Cancers

Chimerix and BARDA Continue Collaboration on Development of CMX001 as a Medical Countermeasure Against Smallpox

“Ooma’s a great alternative to local phone service” – San Jose Mercury News

“How do you find the best mobile health apps? HealthTap gets doctors to weigh in” – GigaOm

“HealthTap launches ‘AppRx’ so you can get app recommendations from real doctors” – VentureBeat

“Motorola shows off insane electronic tattoo and ‘vitamin authentication’ prototype wearables” – The Verge

“Your Health Habits, Digitized” – Inc.

“Contextual Health vs The Elephant in the Hospital” – Forbes

“Need a doctor’s advice? It’s a tap away with this app” – Fox News

“PTC, Esperion, bluebird join the IPO frenzy in biotech with genetic therapies” – Fierce Biotech

ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Announces Issuance of Key Patent Covering ICT-107 Cancer Vaccine Target

“Esperion Files For $70M IPO” – CBS Detroit

“Esperion Therapeutics of Plymouth Township files for IPO” – Detroit Free Press

“Esperion files for IPO to fund testing for cholesterol-lowering drug” – Crain’s Detroit Business

Ooma Office Now Available for Small Businesses at Staples Stores Nationwide

Skybox Imaging Announces Strategic Partnership with Japan Space Imaging

“Esperion Therapeutics files for a $70M IPO” – Seeking Alpha

“Phone Sounds Good, but How Is the Deal?” – New York Times

Data on Chimerix’s CMX001 Selected for Two Oral Presentations at the 26th International Conference on Antiviral Research

CardioDx Receives College of American Pathologists (CAP) Accreditation


Toby Scammell
Rich Simoni

Data analytics for brick and mortar merchants.

“HealthTap: Where Medicine Meets Mobile” – BloomBerg

“5 facts about the Asian smartphone market Western developers must know” – VentureBeat

“HealthTap raises $24 million” – San Francisco Business Times

“Startup HealthTap gets $24M to treat ‘demand shock’ of new Obamacare patients” – GigaOm

“HealthTap, a platform for connecting patients and doctors, raises $24 million from Khosla Ventures and others” – The Next Web

“HealthTap Lands $24M From Khosla Ventures And Keith Rabois To Take Its “Quora For Doctors” Global” – TechCrunch

“Khosla Ventures Joins HealthTap’s New Round” – Wall Street Journal

“HealthTap Raises More Than Health $24M in Funding” – All Things D

“HealthTap scores $24M from Khosla & others, former Square COO Keith Rabois joins board” – VentureBeat

“The Best Health Apps” – Tech Cocktail

“Esperion plans IPO to get drug to market” – Crain’s Detroit Business

Maverix and System Biosciences Simplify Discovery of Novel Biomarkers

Chimerix to Announce First Quarter Financial Results on May 13, 2013

Esperion announces results from Phase 1 study and four preclinical studies for ETC-1002

madvertise and Turkcell Announce New Partnership

Esperion Therapeutics Presents Full Results of Phase 2 Clinical Trial Showing Its Novel Oral Therapy ETC-1002 Lowered LDL-C By Up to 43

Oracle Invests in Proteus Digital Health and its FDA-Approved Ingestible Sensor Platform

Proteus Digital Health Completes $62.5 Million Financing

“Company behind ‘digital pill’ with embedded chip raises $62.5M” – GigaOm

madvertise Launches madTrust to Provide Greater Transparency for Mobile Ad Campaigns

Esperion Therapeutics Completes $33 Million Preferred Financing to Advance Its Novel Oral LDL-C Lowering Therapy to Later Stage Clinical

CardioDx and Core Diagnostics India Announce Exclusive Corus® CAD Product Marketing and Sales Agreement

“Esperion Therapeutics Raises $33M to Further Clinical Trials” – Xconomy

Chimerix Announces Final Study Design for Phase 3 SUPPRESS Trial of CMX001 for Prevention of CMV Infection

“Satellite Imagery Company Skybox Teams Up With MapBox For Analysis And Annotation Of Data” – TechCrunch

“The Newest, High-Tech Pill Will Text When Swallowed” – Forbes

“Social media comes to health care” – Fortune

“The Ultra-Popular App That Has Convinced Doctors To Give Their Services For Free” – Co.Exist

“Take Your Pills, Reminders From Apps and Gadgets” – Bloomberg Businessweek

Study Finds Corus CAD to Be More Accurate in Excluding the Diagnosis of Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease in Women than Standard Diagnostic Methods

“HealthTap’s Q&A Service Sees 7.5M Uniques Per Month, With MDs Spending An Hour Per Session Providing 581M Answers” – TechCrunch

“10 Ideas That Make A Difference: Wear Your Doctor” – Time Magazine

FDA Grants Fast Track Designation for CMX001 for the Prevention of Clinically Significant CMV Infection

Data Presented at ACC 2013 Confirms Use of Corus® CAD in Women with Suspected Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease Influences Patient Management Decisions

Chimerix Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

“HealthTap Positions Itself for Rush of Obamacare Patients in 2014” – Xconomy

ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Announces Issuance of Key Patent for ICT-121 Cancer Vaccine

Analysis Without Command Lines


Ralph Passarella
Skip Fleshman

Mobile technology development platform to effectively change health behaviors.

HealthTap Delivers Personalized, Doctor-Authored Health Tips to Your Phone or Inbox Every Day

Skybox Imaging Accelerates Constellation Deployment

Mallinckrodt Medical BV will promote and distribute Rapiscan® (regadenoson) in France, Italy, Belgium, and Spain

“Most Innovative Companies 2013” – Fast Company

“A Private Photos App That’s Growing? KeepSafe Crosses 1B Hidden Photos, 3M Active Users” – TechCrunch

ImmunoCellular Therapeutics’ Investigational New Drug (IND) Application for ICT-140 Allowed by the FDA


Fabien Beckers, John Axerio-Cilies
Partner: Skip Fleshman

Web-based application that allows real-time visualization and pressure readings of blood flow within the heart.

ECAPS signs first U.S. commercial contract with Skybox Imaging for complete propulsion system

“Track Stars” – Time Magazine

Ooma® to provide small businesses with affordable big business phone solution

Esperion announces positive topline results from a Phase 2 clinical trial of ETC-1002 in patients with type 2 diabetes

Proteus Digital Health Expands Commercial Team and Board of Directors to Drive Commercial Growth

Sonoma Orthopedic Products, Inc. Announces Launch of New VELOX™ procedure with Sonoma CRx® clavicle repair device

Tim Mayleben named President and CEO of Esperion Therapeutics

ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Appoints Gary S. Titus to its Board of Directors