Startup Raises $38 Million To Transplant Pig Organs To Humans

Startup Raises $38 Million To Transplant Pig Organs To Humans

A startup cofounded by a 30-year-old just got $38 million to revolutionize the way we transplant organs Egenesis, a startup that’s using the gene-editing tool CRISPR to make pig organs viable for transplants into people, just raised $38 million. The company, which launched back in 2015 and is co-founded by Harvard geneticist George Church and 30-year old Luhan Yang, wants to knock out certain genes in pigs that could cause diseases or organ rejection in humans, making it possible for those pig organs to be...
Silicon Valley Is Right?—?Our Jobs Are Already Disappearing

Silicon Valley Is Right?—?Our Jobs Are Already Disappearing

Silicon Valley Is Right – Our Jobs Are Already Disappearing Stephen Hawking says that “we are at the most dangerous moment in the development of humanity” and that the ” rise of artificial intelligence is likely to extend job destruction deep into the middle classes, with only the most caring, creative or supervisory roles...
What’s ‘hot’ and what’s ‘not’ for tech in 2017

What’s ‘hot’ and what’s ‘not’ for tech in 2017

What’s ‘hot’ and what’s ‘not’ for tech in 2017 Now that 2016 is nearly (finally) over, it’s time to start looking ahead to the coming year. If you’re into tech, you may wondering: Is my hoverboard still cool? Are Snap’s Spectacles worth buying? Is the Amazon Echo going to fade in popularity? Business Insider’s tech team is here to...
If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Rich?

If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Rich?

If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Rich? How much is a child’s future success determined by innate intelligence? Economist James Heckman says it’s not what people think. He likes to ask educated non-scientists — especially politicians and policy makers — how much of the difference between people’s incomes can be tied to...
Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

In our 15 years of experience accelerating businesses and providing them with the best talents and resources, we have learned quite a bit about entrepreneurs’ motivation and needs. Over this past year, we have worked even harder to share knowledge with as many of you as possible by posting important industry news and trends, in-depth business articles and more on our blog and social media pages. To further our mission of creating a better everyday life for more business owners and communities, we recently launched the Arizona Prosperity Initiative, which first pilot program was sponsored by the Business Resource and Innovation Center of the City of Tempe. The Arizona Prosperity Initiative is a collection of accelerator programs of different levels for established businesses to collaborate, mentor and raise local entrepreneurs who are creating tomorrow’s jobs. The next program, the Arizona Prosperity Initiative 10X (API10X) will be available first quarter of 2017. Stay tuned! We hope you will take advantage of these resources to grow as an entrepreneur and grow your company. We are in the midst of building additional programs and tools for you. If you feel there is anything else we could be doing that would be helpful or beneficial to you as a business owner, please reach out. We’d love to hear your story! We wish you and your family a happy holiday season! Altima Business Solutions Team   About Us Altima Business Solutions is a business accelerator which offers comprehensive business solutions to upstart and growing businesses. Their services include Strategy, Capital Acquisition, Financial Management, Sales and Accountability. By providing owners and management teams with capital,...