‘I wanted to do something in health but I didn’t want to be a doctor’: Ochre Bio founder Jack O’Meara
The start-up’s chief executive has gone from improv comedy to pitching Silicon Valley’s elite in bid to find liver disease therapy
Did you hear the one about the Irish start-up founder who took to improv comedy to help him gain confidence when pitching to investors? Turns out the last laugh was certainly not on Jack O’Meara, whose company has raised over $40 million (€37 million) to date, with some of Silicon Valley’s leading players lining up to back it.
With the man from Athlone now preparing to talk to venture capital firms about raising a Series ...