Maris pulls the plug on biotech fund, goes back on hiatus; Flexion files and Sanofi brings out the ax
It turns out that ex-Google ventures chief Bill Maris doesn’t actually want to run his own healthcare fund after all. After lining up $230 million to get things kicked off, Maris tells Recode that he’s now decided to take a pass. “(S)taring down the barrel of doing again exactly what I just did was not inspiring me, and I pulled the plug. Life is too short to not be true to yourself. I’m still taking time off and exploring some other ideas that may be more fun and impactful.”
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