Calico life sciences founder says he’s ‘disappointed’ with progress – Business Insider


Bill Maris, who founded Google Ventures and left to build his own investment fund called Section 32, just brought aboard several former Googlers to his new company.Among those is Claire Stapleton, a previous YouTube executive who led an employee walkout at Google in 2018 to protest the company’s handling of sexual-misconduct allegations.Maris also founded Calico, the secretive life-sciences company that still sits under Alphabet.He said he’s “disappointed” with the lack of progress Calico has shown since his departure.Click here to get BI Prime’s weekly “Trending” tech newsletter in your email inbox. Bill Maris, the founder of Google Ventures and creator of the Alphabet life-sciences division Calico, parted ways with Google in 2016 to form his own investment fund, Section 32.According to Maris, Section 32 is investing in about 40 companies
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