How Blood-Based Diagnostics are Changing Cancer Care

How Blood-Based Diagnostics are Changing Cancer Care

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSSiSelect hosts a Deep Dive webinar on a novel innovation topic on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 9 a.m. central. Our most recent session focused on early cancer diagnosis using blood-based tools. Testing... Read more
Why We Created iSelect

Why We Created iSelect

The purpose behind what we do at iSelect is simple: we help investors and create great companies. When we started this organization, it was in reaction to a market opportunity that we saw — the disconnect between investor access to the venture capital asset... Read more
4 Trends We’re Watching in Healthcare in 2019

4 Trends We’re Watching in Healthcare in 2019

Healthcare is massive economic burden in this country. According to the National Health Expenditure Accounts, the federal agency that has tracked healthcare spending in the U.S. since the 1960s, it now totals roughly $3.5 trillion per year, or more than $10,000 per person. As a percentage of GDP, health spending accounts for nearly 18%.

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Why Venture? Why Now?

Why Venture? Why Now?

The world of venture capital is growing fast. In fact, 2018 was the biggest year for venture capital investments on record, with firms spreading approximately $131 billion across 8,949 deals, according to data published by PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association. Although the total spent was much more than the previous year’s $83 billion, the number of deals fell by 5%, down from 9,400 the previous year.

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Automating the Harvest, One Strawberry at a Time

Automating the Harvest, One Strawberry at a Time

First, let’s clear one thing up: the strawberry is not, in fact, a berry. It’s what botanists call an “aggregate accessory fruit,” meaning that the flesh of the fruit is derived from the receptacle that holds the ovaries. And those seeds all over the outside? Those... Read more