Venture firm Andreessen Horowitz launches $200m Bio Fund, to invest in ‘cloud tech in biology’

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Venture firm Andreessen Horowitz put itself on the map with software investing. Now, it plans to take its software-heavy approach to biology and medicine, with a new $200 million fund for the hybrid sector and a former Stanford professor to run it. Vijay Pande, who previously taught chemistry, structural biology… Read more »

Former Citi chief executive Pandit invests in payments firm Transferwise

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Former Citigroup Chief Executive Vikram Pandit has taken a stake in London-based currency transfer startup Transferwise, adding to his portfolio of financial technology investments. “Thrilled to welcome Vikram Pandit, previously CEO of Citi to join TransferWise as an investor,” Transferwise co-founder Kristo Kaarmann tweeted on Tuesday. Transferwise said Pandit invested… Read more »