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March 06, 2014

(March 6, 2014) A story in San Francisco Business Times looks at Google's interest in autism and its participation in Autism Speaks Autism Investment Conference. The story quotes Google Ventures partner Krishna Yeshwant about the opportunities for companies who could develop a device, diagnostic test, medicine or app for the market: "Just a nick will attract so much capital," he said. "It will be profound."

Event highlights innovative services, technology and product development to address the unmet needs of the autism community

Researchers, entrepreneurs, investors, executives, healthcare professionals and autism-service providers gather in San Francisco

March 06, 2014

San Francisco, Calif. (March 6, 2014) – This week, Autism Speaks welcomed more than 150 researchers, entrepreneurs, investors, biotech and pharmaceutical executives, healthcare professionals and autism-service providers to its second annual Autism Investment Conference (AIC) in San Francisco.

Autism Speaks showcases innovative models for supporting adults with autism through housing and residential services
March 05, 2014

The second day of the 2014 Autism Speaks Autism Investment Conference opened with a focus on residential support for adults on the autism spectrum.

March 05, 2014

A variety of components were discussed on Day 2 at the Housing Needs session of the Autism Investment Conference. The session, which was monitored by Autism Speaks Executive Vice President of Programs and Services Lisa Goring, featured four companies as well as three panelists. Each panelist is an expert in a topic related to housing needs and brought valuable input to the discussion :

Autism Speaks showcases businesses successfully employing adults with autism; spreading the word about great workers, special talents
March 05, 2014

The second day of the 2014 Autism Speaks Autism Investment Conference closed with a focus on the need for more employment opportunities for teens and adults with autism.

Autism Speaks and Google share vision of using innovation and technology to achieve the miraculous
March 05, 2014



John Lyman, head of partnerships for Google for Entrepreneurs, delivered the Day 1 keynote address at Autism Speaks 2014 Autism Investment Conference, in San Francisco, March 4. "Let me describe how Google thinks about new services and products," he said....

Autism Speaks showcases promising devices and services that can help families manage autism-related wandering
March 04, 2014


Researchers, product developers and investors met to showcase and discuss innovative technology for managing autism-related wandering at a special session of the Autism Speaks Autism Investment Conference, in San Francisco today.