Ep. 48: Private, Personal DNA Exploration – Daniel Uribe (CEO Genobank)
EPISODE 48 – SHOW NOTES
•Daniel Uribe, Serial Entrepreneur, CEO & Co Founder of Genobank.io, Bs Electronics & Telecom, MBA, EP Stanford GSB, SingularityU
•Executive Program at Singularity Univeristy – https://su.org
•Navigating the healthcare industry
•The idea for Genobank.io was inspired by Daniel’s son
•Cybersecurity in Healthcare
•General technical specifications (architecture) of Genobank
oBlockchain tools – https://counterparty.io
oprivacy and security
oprivate network storage using IPFS
oERC-20 and ERC-721 tokenomics
•Platform Competition – Thoughts on Nebula Genomics, Encrypgen, and others
•Working with Oasis Labs and NuCypher
•DNA Extraction Kits and distribution
•Branded kits for Clinical Trials partnerships in Mexico
•Customers – adoption challenges / traction / opportunities
•Ethical considerations of DNA data ownership
•If you had to have micro chip implanted in your body, where would you want it to be implanted?
Favorite Scientist or businessperson
On October 1, 2019, Denver based BurstIQ announced a $5.5 million Series A capital raise with Elsewhere partners to fund the 4 year old healthcare/blockchain startup and grow it’s service offerings for enterprise-level organizations. This is the 2nd largest raise this for a healthcare/blockchain startup following the $16m raise by Chronicled.
The total funding for blockchain and healthcare startups in 2019 so far is about $37m.
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