Flare Capital Team Expands Yet Again…

Today we are thrilled to welcome Parth Desai to the Flare Capital investment team as a Senior Associate. As a partnership we will make literally hundreds of decisions together every year but the decision to add to the team is a profoundly important one and one that is infrequently done. Parth’s background makes him almost uniquely prepared to help us right away.

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OTD launches Experts-in-Residence program

Harvard’s Office of Technology Development (OTD) has launched an Experts-in-Residence (XIR) program, creating a powerful new resource for Harvard faculty and researchers to accelerate startup formation and support the commercialization of University innovations.

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Do Rich People Live Longer?

Undoubtedly – by almost 15 years according to a landmark National Institutes of Health study which looked at over 1.4 billion de-identified U.S. tax records from 1999 – 2014, comparing them to associated death records from the Social Security Administration. According to the National Center for Health Statistics (May 2017), life expectancy at birth increased from 72.6 to 78.8 years between 1975 to 2015.

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DSIIS Kickoff Day Report

On December 18, 2018, representatives of institutions from multiple sectors of the U.S. healthcare industry came together at HHS to participate in the first Deputy Secretary’s Innovation and Investment Summit (DSIIS). Formed by Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan, the DSIIS seeks to accelerate innovation and increase investment in healthcare in alignment with HHS Secretary Azar’s four key priorities.

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