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Miami Bio-Tech Entrepreneur Obdulio Piloto On Entopsis: ‘It Could Have Saved Steve Jobs’ Life’

Miami Tech April 3, 2014
By Jacob Katel "Soon, first and third-world doctors alike will use bio-tech sensors, software applications, health clouds, and artificial intelligence to... more

Breaking out

BioCentury, The Bernstein Report On Biobusiness - page 18 March 31, 2014
By Samantha McGirr more

NetScientific Partners with Peter Thiel’s Breakout Labs to Increase Support for Companies at the Forefront of Scientific Innovation

San Francisco and Cambridge, UK – Tuesday, March 25, 2014 – Breakout Labs, Peter Thiel’s revolving philanthropic fund that supports early-stage companies working on technological breakthroughs, and... more

Peter Thiel’s Breakout Labs lands cash for 'hard science' startups

San Francisco Business Times Mar 26, 2014
By Ron Leuty

"Garage-style startups backed by Breakout Labs are about to get access to crucial follow-on cash. The San Francisco... more

Investment partnership means $250,000 for Breakout Labs startups

SFGate Blog The Tech Chronicles Wednesday, March 26
By Stephanie M. Lee

Breakout Labs, Peter Thiel’s philanthropic fund in San Francisco, said Wednesday that some of its early-stage... more

Siva Therapeutics Initiates Research Collaboration with SomaLogic Inc.

BOULDER, COLORADO, March 18, 2014 – Siva Therapeutics (“Siva”) has initiated a research collaboration with SomaLogic, Inc. (Boulder, CO). The initial focus of the collaboration is to determine the... more

Bell Biosystems raises Series A financing, joins Mission Bay incubator

SFGate Blog The Tech Chronicles March 12, 2014
By Stephanie M. Lee

Bell Biosystems, a San Francisco life sciences startup, is enjoying its latest wave of success as it announced it... more

Longevity’s Hybridtides not just ‘me-too’ peptides

BioWorld Today  February 21, 2014
By Marie Powers, Staff Writer

"Based on its name, Longevity Biotech Inc. might be mistaken for a company seeking a prescription for aging.... more

Immusoft on KING 5 Morning News

KING 5 Morning News January 21, 2014 more

Siva Therapeutics Initiates Research Collaboration with Plexxikon Inc.

BOULDER, COLORADO, January 23, 2014 – Siva Therapeutics Inc (‘Siva’) has initiated a research collaboration with Plexxikon Inc., of Berkeley, California. The focus of the collaboration is to evaluate... more

CytoVale: Squeezing out sepsis

BioCentury December 23, 2013
By Lev Osherovich

"CytoVale Inc. is developing a microfluidic platform to detect early signs of systemic inflammation before the onset of full-blown... more

Peter Thiel’s Breakout Labs Announces First Successful Acquisition from the Program

December 2, 2013 -- San Francisco -- Breakout Labs, the Thiel Foundation’s newest program to support scientific innovation, announced today that its portfolio company SkyPhrase has been acquired by... more

Yahoo Bought A Company That Lets You Talk To Computers As If They Were Humans

Business Insider December 2, 2013
By: Jillian D’Onfro

“Yahoo just announced that it's adding a company called SkyPhrase to its healthy roster of recent acquisitions. SkyPhrase, a... more

Yahoo Buys Startup SkyPhrase to Improve Web Searches

Mashable December 2, 2013
By: Samantha Murphy Kelly

“Yahoo announced on Monday it acquired startup SkyPhrase to make finding what you want online easier, without using disjointed... more

Yahoo Acquires Natural Language Processing Company SkyPhrase To Help Drive Intent Identification

Techcrunch December 2, 2013
By: Darrell Etherington

“Yahoo has acquired SkyPhrase, a startup that builds natural language processing technology, the company revealed today in a blog... more

SkyPhrase, Yahoo’s latest buy, has ‘Siri competitor’ written all over it

Venturebeat December 2, 2013
By: Ricardo Bilton

“Yahoo’s acquisition train is showing no signs of slowing down. The company announced today that it has acquired SkyPhrase, a natural... more

A research-focused Yahoo gets smarter, buys NLP startup SkyPhrase

Gigaom December 2, 2013
By: Derrick Harris

“Yahoo has acquired SkyPhrase and will incorporate the team into Yahoo Labs. SkyPhrase had built a natural-language processing platform that... more

Thiel’s Breakout Labs Backs Cell-Based Platforms As It Turns Two November 26, 2013
By: Bernadette Tansey

"Scientists have noticed for years that when they poke cells under a microscope, cancer cells are more easily deformed than... more

Peter Thiel's Breakout Labs Funds Cellular Diagnostics and Synthetic Biology

Bay Area startups CytoVale and Pareto Biotechnologies are the newest additions to the Thiel Foundation's portfolio of early-stage, groundbreaking scientific companies.

San... more

Startup help that money can’t buy

San Francisco Business Times  November 1, 2013
By: Ron Leuty "With new partnerships, deep insight — and a pitch to a Nobel winner — GE Ventures is redefining corporate VC. General... more