Hendri Wigunah

Hendri Wigunah

Startup Founder & Millenial Entrepreneur

Former Juno execs unveil Sana, a new cell engineering biotech that’s reportedly raising more than $800M – GeekWire

Hans Bishop at the 2016 GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong) Former Juno Therapeutics executives Hans Bishop and Steve Harr have launched Sana Biotechnology, a startup focused on cell therapy, gene therapy and gene editing. Backed by ARCH Venture Partners, Flagship Pioneering and F-Prime Capital Partners, the new company is notable not just for… Continue reading

Healthcare tech startup 98point6 raises $50M, led by Goldman Sachs, to expand its ‘virtual clinic’ – GeekWire

98point6’s mobile app lets users have text-based doctors visits from anywhere in the company’s ‘virtual clinic.’ (98point6 Photo) 98point6, a Seattle-based startup developing an entirely virtual primary care service, has raised $50 million in a round led by Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division. The new funds, announced Tuesday morning, bring the company’s total raised to… Continue reading

After struggling with their own drug addictions, these founders just raised $6M for a recovery app – GeekWire

WeConnect co-founders Murphy Jensen and Daniela Luzi Tudor. (WeConnect Photos) Daniela Luzi Tudor and Murphy Jensen know all about recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. After all, they went through it themselves. That’s why the entrepreneurs teamed up four years ago to help others get through substance abuse treatment and avoid relapsing by using a… Continue reading

Sentinel Healthcare launches platform to fill gaps between IoT devices and doctors offices – GeekWire

A doctor at Ballad Healthcare in Johnson City, Tenn., enrolls a new patient in Sentinel Healthcare’s hypertension platform. (Photo courtesy of Sentinel Healthcare) Dr. Nirav Shah is a stroke specialist by training. He’s spent years studying the cardiovascular system, but increasingly, his patients have another insight into their cardiovascular health: data collected from a smart… Continue reading

One way to grow Seattle’s biotech economy: Start small – GeekWire

Universal Cells Founder and CEO Claudia Mitchell speaking at Xconomy’s What’s Hot in Seattle Biotech event. (GeekWire Photo / Clare McGrane) Despite some knock-out successes and world-class research, Seattle’s biotechnology industry has remained relatively small compared to other hubs around the country. One of the biggest challenges for the region is the lack of a… Continue reading