Investor Connect – Episode 118 – Cain McClary of KdT Ventures

Investor Connect – Episode 118 – Cain McClary of KdT Ventures

August 6, 2018 by investor

Cain McClary of KdT Ventures

In this episode, Hall interviews Cain McClary, MD is the founder and Managing Partner of KdT Ventures. Cain talks about how he started a VC fund focused on the intersection of healthcare/science and computation. Cain discusses the three enablers of biology:
1. The ability to read the DNA code
2. The ability to write the DNA code — Sequencing of DNA
3. The ability to process the DNA code — Computational biology
He also discusses how KdT looks for platform technologies that are malleable and own the entire value chain in the stack, and how protection of the technology is a key element. Cain talks about how reading patents can inform the startup about new opportunities. He also discusses other important sources for investment opportunities, including Google alerts to track patent filings, and more.

Follow Cain on Twitter at https://twitter.com/cmanmd.
You can find KdT Ventures at http://www.kdtvc.com/.
Cain can be reached on LinkedIN at https://www.linkedin.com/in/cainmcclary
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