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, Volume 4, Issue 15, pp 416–416 | Cite as

Hedging against academic risk

  • Lev Osherovich


The potential for not being able to reproduce academic data is a disincentive to early stage investors. At least one VC firm—Atlas Venture—now is hiring CROs to independently validate academic science prior to putting up serious money.

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