Billionaire Paul Allen's foundation is funding a new type of evacuation "cocoon" to help fly sick medical workers from West Africa
If you can't beat them, avoid them.
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Mobile food startups are moving beyond delivery into food prep
Cities relax or abandon purchasing restrictions in a bid to avoid more serious downturn
Ministry of Supply’s Aviator jacket combines the structure of a tailored garment with the functionality of a windbreaker
The Department of Education may double the number of debt collectors who go after defaulted federal student loans
This year's must-have Silicon Valley office accessory: a $199 bear costume
Founder: Dr. John Hadden
VC Investment over the last four quarters: $25 million
IRX Therapeutics is a 40-employee biotech firm developing drugs to restore immune system function, particularly in patients with head and neck cancer. Founded over a decade ago and backed by more than $60 million raised mostly from high-net-worth individuals, the company has reduced headcount by a third and delayed some clinical trials planned for 2009, according to Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey Hwang.
Key to startup success: "In normal times where the capital is available, the difference maker among people with good ideas is sharp execution. There's never a substitute for the ability to attract and retain experienced, qualified people to take advantage of the discovery you've made."