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Creating a company goes a lot more smoothly when everyone involved already knows one another. Robert Langer and Terry McGuire have launched 13 companies over the last 15 years -- Langer supplies the science from his lab at MIT, and McGuire provides the venture capital. They are, according to the Wall Street Journal, a "model for other venture capitalists scrambling to commercialize new drug and medical-device research."

 

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