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Scoop gets Bay Area cities to pick up the tab for carpooling to alleviate...

A startup that matches riders with drivers for paid and pre-scheduled carpooling, Scoop, has inked a deal with two big towns in the increasingly congested commuter hubs in the San Francisco Bay Area,...

Alan wants to turn health insurance into software-as-a-service

Ok, my headline is a bit provocative, but its kind of true. French startup Alan is launching today a brand new full-stack health insurance company in France. Compared to existing products, Alan wants...

Garage Biotech: New Drugs Using Only A Computer, The Internet And Free Online Data

Pharmaceutical companies typically develop new drugs with thousands of staff and budgets that run into the billions of dollars. One estimate puts the cost of bringing a new drug to market at $2.6...

6 Scaring Reasons Why Doctor Sometimes Lose It

Doctors are people, too. Sometimes that means they make mistakes. Sometimes that means you need to cut them a little slack after a hard day. Sometimes that means they just go plain ol'...

Mercari hires John Lagerling from Facebook’s management team to guide its U.S. strategy

When Mercari became Japans first startup unicorn with a $75 million round last year, the funding was earmarked to fuel its goal of becoming the top secondhand marketplace app in the U.S. Now...