Pandemic Bonds and Peru…

It certainly appears that I missed some extraordinary events while in Peru last week. While every week now feels quite extraordinary, the across-the-board asset price correction was deeply unsettling. Equities plunged into “correction” territory.

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HealthVerity emerges as the largest healthcare data ecosystem in the US with the expansion of de-identified closed payer claims data

HealthVerity, the trusted technology partner to the life sciences and insurance industries, announced today the expansion of its healthcare data ecosystem to include the most comprehensive set of closed pharmacy and medical payer data available in the market. The addition of multiple payer-oriented data sources to HealthVerity Marketplace, the self-service cloud platform for the discovery and linkage of healthcare and consumer data, solidifies HealthVerity as the largest healthcare data ecosystem in the US.

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Suki Announces $20 Million Series B Funding Round for its Voice-Enabled Digital Clinical Assistant

Suki, which offers a voice-enabled digital clinical assistant, announced today that it has closed a Series B funding round of $20 million. New investor Flare Capital Partners led the round, which also includes new investors Breyer Capital and Epsilon Health, as well as returning investors First Round Capital and Venrock. As part of the funding round, Bill Geary, co-founder and general partner at Flare Capital Partners, will join Suki’s Board of Directors.

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This AI Software Company Just Raised $20 Million To Help Prevent Physician Burnout

How much would a virtual assistant boost your productivity at work? For doctors that are exhausted from long hours typing up patient medical records, it could be game-changing, says Punit Soni, founder and CEO of Suki AI, a virtual assistant app for clinicians. The startup just raised a $20 million Series B round from Flare Capital Partners, First Round Capital, and Venrock, doubling its total funding to $40 million since its 2017 launch.

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Chocolate Mess…
February 26, 2020Blog

Chocolate Mess…

As we now languish in the chocolate void between Valentine’s Day and Easter, it was with great sadness that I learned that the formation of the “Chocolate OPEC” (“COPEC”) by the Ivory Coast and Ghana, which together account for 60% of global cocoa production, is expected to cause the price of chocolate to increase significantly.

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