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Consulting for Health Tech Startup CEOs From the Guy Who Knows | Matthew Holt, SMACK Health

Health Tech Feb 21, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH To hear Matthew Holt tear apart a pitch deck—or worse, a demo—one thinks of another Brit with a penchant for criticism and tell-it-like-it-is tough love. Could Matthew Holt be the Simon Cowell of health tech? Or maybe he’s got a point underneath all that gruff?… Read More »

GBT takes a page from HIV playbook as it embarks on Oxbryta launch

The sickle cell disease market and patient support around the disease are both in the nascent stages. But Global Blood Therapeutics, a pioneer in the field with recently approved Oxbryta, sees an example to emulate as it embarks on its first launch: HIV. In sickle cell, “there’s been tremendous underinvestment—underinvestment in the science, obviously underinvestment… Read More »

‘Nobody cares about me’ Canadian stuck in Wuhan received little help from Global Affairs

As scores of his compatriots climbed off an evacuation flight from Wuhan, China, on Friday, Qi (Kevin) Jin was still languishing at ground zero of the coronavirus outbreak — and feeling decidedly abandoned. The Canadian citizen based in Toronto says he has registered repeatedly with Global Affairs Canada, but heard next to nothing from the department… Read More »