Category: Startups & emerging growth

Early workouts and muscle tone keep companies in shape

I have always been active in sports, but as I grow older, I’m starting to experience a few aches and pains. It has made me reflect on the need for an often-ignored element of exercise—muscle development. Without a stro…

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RoseRyan in action: helping a startup navigate growing pains

Imagine this: your company has just moved to a new locale, legal paperwork is stacking up—and so is the accounting, because your books aren’t set up. A big-picture business perspective? Not a chance without details lik…

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RoseRyan nurtures life sciences companies with QB3 Accelerator program

We’re pleased to announce that we are a partner of the brand-new QB3 Accelerator program, created by the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) to help life sciences companies become operationally effici…

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The view from Mission Bay: the future of biotech looks pretty bright

I was fortunate to attend “Winning Strategies in Life Sciences: Pursuing Success in Today’s Changing Environment,” an all-day conference held October 5 at the University of California, San Francisco’s beautiful new…

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Credit risk: a few easy steps can prevent major headaches, even extinction

Entrepreneurs are constantly setting up companies as new business opportunities arise. It’s called innovation, and that’s what Silicon Valley is all about. VCs put their money into these companies to help them grow wit…

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BayBio Entrepreneur & Investor Roundtables event puts industry changes into relief

Last night, as a BayBio partner, I attended the Ninth Annual Entrepreneur & Investor Roundtables event in Palo Alto. This BayBio event gives entrepreneurs in start-up life sciences companies an opportunity to meet and …

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The JOBS Act: Who are they kidding?

The JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act) purports to foster the growth of small businesses, allowing them easier access to funding by lowering bureaucratic hurdles and thus enabling the growth of their business a…

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Survey benchmarking Bay Area start-up environment reflects RoseRyan client experience

The Bay Area Council Economic Institute has just released the results of its survey that benchmarks the Bay Area environment for young companies and entrepreneur-led start-ups. The Council’s 300+ members are a “who’s…

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