Aug 2, 2021
Dr Florian Solzbacher is the Co-Founder and Chairman of Blackrock Neurotech which has the Utah Electrode Array, the only FDA-approved neural implantable device. Blackrock Neurotech recently closed a $10 million financing round, led by Christian Angermayer's re.Mind Capital with participation from Peter Thiel, German entrepreneur Tim Sievers, and Sorenson Impact's University Venture Fund II.
Top 3 Takeaways
2:00 "You got a round of $10 million. So do you want to talk about this?"
10:45 "So are you saying then that they're not as interested in the prosthetic side of things but they really want to improve the bandwidth between consciousness and machines?"
16:00 "What do you plan to do with the money? Because $10 million is a lot of money, but at the same time, it's not a lot of money. That's like what you were saying, that's two studies, right?"
17:30 "I'm curious to hear your history of the company and how it's progressed over the last few decades."
25:30 "What advice do you have for listeners who want to do not only science, not only neuroscience, but engineering, science, business, and development?"
33:45 " Is there anything that we didn't talk about that you wanted to mention?"