Author: WTN News

It has often been said that every company is a software company or even a big data company, but as I attended the Intel Capital Global Summit last week, another thought occurred to me: every company is now also an investment company....

Who said scientists can’t be world-famous celebrities? On Sunday, nearly $22 million in Breakthrough Prizes were handed out to the world’s top researchers in physics, the life sciences, and mathematics. The $3 million Breakthrough Prizes, at twice the dollar amount of the Nobel Prize, are...

We are in the midst of a tectonic shift in enterprise technology as the cloud has an ever-growing impact on how businesses provision infrastructure and software. Established vendors used to selling copious amounts of hardware and software have been experimenting with various strategies to deal...

Convertible debt with an equity kicker – these days usually a discount on the conversion price – has been a part of the venture capital landscape for as long as I have been in the space, which takes it back thirty some years. In the...

Worries about security, interoperability and patient rights are complicating the health care industry's transition to digital health care applications and electronic medical records. HALF MOON BAY, Calif.—The need to move to modern computer technology including cloud computing to enable the transition to digital health care and...

In my previous blog, I wrote about two factors that distinguish investment due diligence in seed and early stage high impact investing from investment due diligence for more established businesses. On the one hand, seed and early stage due diligence is binary – every...

Walgreens today announced its Healthcare Clinics will soon transition to the Epic electronic health record (EHR) platform, to further enhance care coordination among providers, while also supporting the long-term growth plan for its clinic business. The move to the new EHR, EpicCare, will begin in...

Independent medical groups are accusing big hospital-based networks — including Yale-New Haven Health System — of using their electronic health records as a tool to coerce practices to join them while punishing those who remain out of network. These accusations led Connecticut in June to become...