Shkreli out, Cuban in: Twitter proves essential for biotech rebel Ethan Perlstein
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Entrepreneurs in the tech world often tell fundraising founders to look to Twitter for making connections with investors. It’s less common to see biotech investments arise from witty tweets.
Not true for Ethan Perlstein, the founder of a small biotech in San Francisco called Perlara. Today, he shared details of a random Twitter encounter with celebrity investor Mark Cuban that led to Cuban’s fund Radical Investments chipping in $250,000 to Perlara’s $7.4 million Series A round.
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