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Strateos: Accelerating Drug Discovery
July 9, 2021

Strateos is the provider of a robotic cloud lab platform designed to accelerate drug discovery and synthetic biology research.

 
VC/Unpacked #13: Daniel Kahneman
July 8, 2021

Daniel Kahneman is often called “the godfather of behavioral economics.” His ideas have been life-changing for Mike and many other company leaders. In this edition of VC/Unpacked, Mike shares some of Kahneman’s latest work.

 
Mythic: Bringing AI to the Cutting Edge
July 8, 2021

Mythic is reframing how product designers think about where and how AI is implemented. The company’s button-sized chips operate at a fraction of the cost and power of a traditional GPU chip, allowing AI to be used in all kinds of edge devices such as smart camera systems, intelligent appliances, gaming, drones, and much more.

 
Five Trends Impacting the Evolving Deep Tech Ecosystem
July 2, 2021

At the leading edge of innovation, the deep tech sector is rapidly evolving. From the use of tech to collaboration, funding, expertise, and more, we’ll explore five of the trends impacting the surge in deep tech investing and its evolving ecosystem.

 
Purple Arch Ventures Portfolio Update
June 23, 2021

In this video, the Purple Arch Ventures team (Alumni Ventures’ fund for Northwestern alumni and friends of the community) provides an overview of existing vintages and previews Fund 5 — open now to accredited investors. Panelists include Managing Partner David Beazley (BS ’96, Medill ’98) and Principals Erik Hammer (Kellogg ’11) and Jasmi Shah (Kellogg ’12).


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