Nick Vertucci Discusses The Exciting Trend of Entrepreneurship

Nick Vertucci is excited about this time. One major reason that he is excited about this time is that there are tons of new entrepreneurs coming forward. There are many reasons that he is excited about the return of the entrepreneur. One thing that he has noted is that a lot of people have settled into a herd mentality. However, more people are learning that there is something more than being part of the herd. There are tons of possibilities out there for people that are eager to look. Nick Vertucci has seen this for himself, and he likes that more people are taking the risk.

One of the issues with today’s society is that so many people want to play it safe. They are so attached to this idea of playing everything safe that they sometimes seek out someone who is trying something different with the sole purpose of stopping that person. While these types of people do have a lot of respect and admiration for the successful entrepreneur, they seem to feel it is their duty to prevent an aspiring entrepreneur from joining the ranks. Among the tactics that are used are bullying, intimidation, and manipulation.

One thing Nick Vertucci has to say is that the country he lives in is still the greatest country when it comes to opportunity. However, one thing that made the country so great is that so many people had a passion. They took it upon themselves to start their own business or develop their own income stream. One of the ways they did it is by taking tons of risks. These days, it is all about being safe and following the herd. Nick Vertucci is very excited to see people breaking free of that mentality. He is able to make a life for himself and encourage others to break free of the herd.

Find out more about Nick Vertucci: https://www.facebook.com/nvrealestateacademy/

Marc Beer has raised $42 Million for Womens Health Startup

Renovia Inc., co-founded by Marc Beer, closed a $32 million Series B round on Tuesday as well as $10 million in venture debt. This will see the company move forward with new innovative products for pelvic floor disorders.

 

 

Research has shown that pelvic floor disorders affects over 250 million women across the world. Renovia, Boston-based Medtech Company, has endeavored to develop various diagnostic as well as therapeutic products to treat pelvic floor disorders such as urinary incontinence.

 

 

The Longwood Fund invested early in Renovia joined the Series B round. The Series B round was overseen by Perceptive Advisors which is based in New York as well as Ascension Ventures which is based in Missouri. The funding will be used to develop various products including a new generation of the Leva device.

 

 

In a statement, Marc Beer, said that they were thrilled to be supported by the group of leaders in healthcare investment who share their vision to give better diagnosis and treatment to millions of women affected by the disorder. He continued to say that the combination of their innovative and proprietary sensor technologies data, form factors and a digital health program will go a long way into giving their customers valuable data to bring forward new treatment options, build on the body of knowledge and promote the understanding of pelvic floor disorders. Consequently, the healthcare costs will be reduced tremendously over a period of time.

 

 

Marc Beer has been in the company for the last five years and under his tenure, Renovia has achieved a lot. Moreover, he worked in OvaScience (Nasdaq:OVAS) as a strategic consultant. Recently, the Waltham biotech merged with Millendo Therapeutics, a company based in Michigan.

 

 

About Marc Beer

 

 

Marc Beer is a renowned executive with over 25 years of experience in development as well as commercialization in the biotechnology, device, pharmaceutical as well as diagnostic industries. Alongside Ramon Iglesias and Yolanda Lorie, Marc founded Renovia in 2016. Additionally, he successfully closed a Series A funding with leading healthcare venture capital funds.

 

 

In 2000, Marc Beer founded ViaCell (NASDAQ:VIAC), a company that specialized in the collection, development as well as preservation of umbilical cord blood stem cells. For the seven years he worked at the company, the company grew rapidly to become a robust commercial company. Under Marc Beer’s leadership, the company grew to have over 300 employees. In 2005, it went public and ultimately, it was acquired by PerkinElmer(NYSE:PKI). While he served as ViaCell’s CEO, he sat on the board of directors of Erytech Pharma. Prior to founding ViaCell, Marc held various executive positions in Genzyme. Generally, the BS holder from Miami University (Ohio) has held many other executive positions in different companies and organizations. Learn more : https://www.slideshare.net/MarcBeer

Thirty years of David McDonald in OSI Group

With an Animal Science degree from the University of the State of Iowa, and an Outstanding Senior Award from Wallace E. Barron, David McDonald has become a force to be reckoned with in the food industry. David McDonald grew up on a farm in the State of Iowa, a lifestyle that prompted him to pursue Animal Science and agricultural entrepreneurship. From a mere farm boy, David is currently the President and Chief Operations Officer of OSI Group.

David Mc Donald and the OSI Group

OSI Group was founded in 1909 by a German immigrant under the name Otto and Sons. The company began as a mere neighborhood butcher shop but has since expanded to a trader for wholesale meat, supplier and processor of meat products as well as a provider of services like branding and several other food services. The company is currently the leading corporation in the food industry in the entire globe with branches in several countries around the globe. OSI deals in vegetable, beef, pork, wheat products as well as raw and processed poultry products.

David McDonald joined the OSI Group immediately after graduating from the University in 1987. His first role in the company was as a project manager. Over the three decades that he has been in the company, he has risen in rank to the position of president and COO. David McDonald has led OSI Group in its growth and globalization. It is under his leadership that the company has expanded its operations globally. He has led OSI through the acquisition of several other organizations like the Tyson Food Company and the European Flagship food company among several others in pursuit of growth, sustainability and expansion. When the acquisition of the Baho food company by OSI was completed, David commented that this was a step towards intensifying the company’s presence in the local market and not only the international market. True to his words, OSI has not only grown globally but continues to thrive locally as well.

Beyond OSI Group

Apart from his role in OSI, David McDonald also serves as the Chairperson of the North American Meat Institute, an independent director of the Marfrig Global S.A, and director at the Australian OSI branch.

David is also an active humanitarian. He finances the Alpha Gamma Rho Scholarship fund of the Iowa State University. He also played a role in the establishment of the ISU internship programme and the University’s Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative as well.