Commentary

The pharma and biotech industries have various ways of measuring success, but nothing is more visible than demonstrating testimonials with patients happily recounting how a drug changed their chances for life or quality of life. Unfortunately, while Wall St. might applaud such efforts, what the...

We've been fortunate lately. Despite the various indicators of a slowing economy, one thing that has not seen a downturn is the number of investments made by angels and angel groups here in the Midwest....

Sometimes an event can be revealing; a rude awakening to a reality that replaces a more innocent, but imaginary, world. Google's recent attempt to acquire Yahoo's search engine and search advertising business is such an event...

Product and company acquisitions at premium prices by product- and technology-hungry Big Pharma and Big Device (and even Big Biotech) are fueling the financial coffers of both smaller companies, investors and VCs....

Whether your new business venture is technology oriented or not, there are lots of options available to an early stage company looking for money to fund its operations. This article is a summary of the basics of each type of financing, including some specifically geared...