Midsummer updates

Midsummer updates

Perlara midsummer 2017 updates—We took a temporary hiatus from blogging starting in March right after my Rare Disease Day post. The reason: fundraising. Raising money is personally all-consuming for the CEO, as I’ll attest in an upcoming post. It’s also a...
Introducing Perlara

Introducing Perlara

Last month at the 5th annual Global Genes Patient Summit, we announced our rebrand from Perlstein Lab PBC to Perlara PBC. Together with our partners at Valley Design Group, we created a new logo/mark that embodies the excitement and hope of scientific discovery. To go...
Why Y Combinator?

Why Y Combinator?

11-year old startup accelerator Y Combinator – “YC” for those in the know – has reached national (and international) acclaim for incubating today’s premier tech unicorns back when they were hatchlings. Companies with instant name recognition, like Airbnb (W09)...
2015 burn rate

2015 burn rate

As a Public Benefit Corporation, transparency is a common thread tying our missions together. From the outset we decided to share PLab financial data. You can find previous disclosures from H1 2015 (here) and Q3 2015 (here). Below are details about our burn rate from...
The value of a Virtual Lab Manager

The value of a Virtual Lab Manager

Back in 2014 when PLab was first funded, one of the first hires wasn’t an employee, but a contractor….HappiLabs. Bootstrapping their way into existence, HappiLabs provides a service called the Virtual Lab Manager, specializing in purchasing lab supplies...
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