Diabetes and Venture Capitalism – a Bright Spot for the Economy and Patients

Good news yesterday from the Wall Street Journal (Blogs) on Venture Capital growth, in a post entitled, “Newly Funded Diabetes Companies, Doing Well by Doing Good.” The article reports that several companies in the diabetes care and treatment sector have received “significant funding rounds in recent weeks” In other reports, it appears that in 2010, entrepreneurial seed-lenders are most keen on green ventures, web technology and health care.

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Comment by Michael Hoskins on March 14, 2010 at 9:43pm
Very interesting article and blog post. Thanks for putting this out there in the TuD world. We have one of those start-up venture capitalists here in the Indianapolis area - a D-Dad with a Type 1 daughter diagnosed about a decade ago at age 3. He's hitting an untapped market in web tech for diabetes management and provider care... with a green component. Interesting stuff.

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