Nanotechnology

Zymergen – Synthetic Organisms Built by Robots and AI

When you read about what some startups are doing these days it seems like you’re reading a sci-fi book. Earlier this year we published an article titled “3 Companies Building Nanorobot Companies” and we talked about using software, robots, and synthetic biology to engineer synthetic organisms (essentially nanorobots) that can be used to create efficiencies. According to BCC Research, […]

Dr. J. Craig Venter’s 2 Startup Companies

When you spend a great deal of time trying to understand disruptive technologies, you will find yourself humbled on a regular basis when you see just how many smart and accomplished people there are in the world. While the media idolizes some of the most vapid and uninspiring “talent” imaginable, many geniuses slide under the radar and may never be […]

Invest in Gene Editing or Synthetic Biology?

The big news this past week was something so significant and remarkable that it should have been the topic of conversation at every water cooler everywhere. While Microsoft’s AI bot tweeted out racial insults to anyone that would listen, and the circus of U.S. presidential election candidates exchanged even more schoolyard insults, a genius named Craig Venter […]

3 Companies Building Nanorobot Factories

One of the most exciting aspects of nanotechnology, as described by Eric Drexler, is the notion of nanobots or nanorobots, tiny self-replicating machines that go about doing cool things at a molecular level like curing cancer or cleaning up polution. The big concern of course was what to do if these nanorobots started replicating uncontrollably […]

Liquidia: Joseph DeSimone’s Nanotechnology Company

In May of last year, we published an article titled “What if 3D Printing Was 1000X Faster” which talked about a 3D printing company called Carbon 3D which is looking to completely disrupt 3D printing with their technology that “grows” 3D objects from a pool of liquid resin. The speed at which current 3D printing technology […]

How to Invest in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The “World Economic Forum” annual meeting is happening this week everyone. This is a meeting of the minds that takes place every year in Davos Switzerland, which isn’t the worst place to go for a meeting: This 3-day event brings together some of the world’s most influential people, like the CEOs from 1,000 member companies, […]

Lab Created Man-Made Diamonds from Diamond Foundry

About $13 billion dollars in diamonds are produced every year, with 65% of that production coming from Africa. The popularity of a movie called Blood Diamond (2006) brought to light the fact that much of that African diamond production comes with a cost, mainly that of human exploitation. So what are diamonds used for besides adorning […]

Nano Dimension: 3D Printing Electronics with Nano Ink

3D Printing just keeps getting pounded, with the “Nanalyze 3D Printing Stocks” motif down -35% since we first created it in June. While the 3D printing theme has fallen out of favor with investors, the potential of this disruptive technology hasn’t changed a bit. We’ve talked before about “printed electronics“, and how the ability to print circuits […]

Synthorx Takes Synthetic Life to a Whole New Level

Synthetic biology is a theme we like to keep tabs on, not just because of the limitless potential this technology offers, but also because it’s just so darn interesting. The most notable pure-play stock for synthetic biology, Intrexon (XON), has been a volatile ride for shareholders lately. XON makes up a 35% position in the Nanalyze […]

Benitec: A Small RNAi Stock with Big Hopes

In a previous article, we provided a list of 7 publicly traded companies involved in the RNAi Therapeutics space. With the recent IPO of Mirna Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MIRN) and the Benitec listing ADR listing (NASDAQ:BNTC), we can now rebalance our original RNAi therapeutics portfolio for a total of 9 stocks as seen below: When creating this portfolio, […]