Sun.Dec 01, 2019


A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

It is tempting to search for the one magic move that will make everything better. A new VP of Sales. A new database layer in your tech stack. A new brand for your company. Moving everything to the cloud. More capital in the business. But it is rarely one thing that a business needs to succeed. It is often a little bit of everything. Back in the early days of Twitter, we could not keep the website and API up.

Product Launches Become the Operating Cadence of a Startup

Tomasz Tunguz

In November, two spectacles occurred. The first is Dreamforce, Salesforce's annual event and the largest software conference in the world. The second is Elon Musk announcing the Tesla Cybertruck. Benioff and Musk use these events strategically. They engender an operational cadence to Salesforce and Tesla. There's no feeling like launch day. It's the day you reveal to the world the sumtotal of your team's efforts for weeks or months.

[Beyond Meat in Yahoo Finance] Taco Del Mar Takes Beyond Meat Taco Chain-wide


Following a successful test earlier this year, Taco Del Mar has announced that it is rolling out its new Beyond Meat® Taco across all locations starting December 3, 2019. Read more here.

Minor Medical Mystery (Solved)


A few weeks ago I started having a strange sensation in my right thigh. When I moved my leg, it felt as if something was slithering between my skin and my muscle in the marked area (these are not my legs, just a convenient image I found on the internet) The feeling wasn’t painful, just a bit creepy.


State of MENA Startups 2019, Report

MAGNiTT and 500 Startups jointly launch first 'State of MENA Startups 2019" report. Survey findings reveal insights on trends in fundraising exercise, exit opportunities, hiring, and growth optimization.

[Alpha Tau in Globes] Alpha Tau Announces the Publication of Exceptional Clinical Data from Alpha DaRT, its Novel Alpha Radiotherapy for Solid Tumors


Alpha Tau Medical last week announced good results in its clinical trial for a new treatment method for cancer. The method, based on Alpha Radiotherapy (Alpha DaRT), differs from the radiology method currently used on most cancer patients. Read more here.


[Zebra in The Jerusalem Post] Zebra wins FDA clearance for AI-based pleural effusion diagnosis tech


The deep-learning solution automatically identifies findings suggestive of pleural effusion based on CR, DR and DX scans. Read more here. The post [Zebra in The Jerusalem Post] Zebra wins FDA clearance for AI-based pleural effusion diagnosis tech appeared first on OurCrowd.