RAMP UPdate: Chorda Pharma

RAMP UPdate: Chorda Pharma

Rick Carliss, of Chorda Pharma, began his journey with RAMP this time last year. Though the application process began earlier in 2018, interviews were not held until late in April. As our previous cohort members will likely tell you, applying to the program is a long...
RAMP UPdate: Altede

RAMP UPdate: Altede

We are checking in with one of our inaugural cohort members this week. Ed Champion is one of the founders of Altede, a biotechnology startup based in Blacksburg. Ed began his journey with the RAMP-in-Residence program by going all-in. He gave up his lease and moved...
RAMP UPdate: BEAM Diagnostics, Inc.

RAMP UPdate: BEAM Diagnostics, Inc.

This week we had the opportunity to meet with two members of our 2018 cohort, Sarah Snider and Brent Kaplan of BEAM Diagnostics. What you may not know about our cohort members is that many of them continue to work full-time jobs while they are in the program. For both...
RAMP UPdate: Flewid Capital

RAMP UPdate: Flewid Capital

If you have ever had the privilege of spending a moment with Elizabeth Jose of Flewid Capital, you know what an honor it is. Elizabeth has a natural drive for entrepreneurship, is passionate about her company, and gives one hundred percent of her efforts to make sure...