Venture Creation Story: The Early Days Of Moderna
This article was originally published in Start Up
From pioneering stem-cell work to trade secrets a la Coca-Cola, what it means when a company – in this case, the RNA therapeutics developer Moderna – comes through Flagship Ventures’ VentureLabs group.
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