Visterra has raised a $26 million Series A from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Omega Funds, as well as other investors. The company builds “novel medicines” to prevent and treat infectious diseases.
“I’d been doing radio over a decade when I discovered the world of wireless lav mics, which you pin on your interviewee as they teach in front of a classroom, shake hands on the campaign trail, go about their lives. Most radio people don’t use these but they’re like a crazy magic trick. ” — Lifehacker