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Vic Gatto, 9 an en­tre­pre­neur-turned-VC, and Mar­cus Whit­ney, 8 a hip-hop-mu­si­cian-turned-self-taught- soft­ware-de­vel­oper-turned - en­tre­pre­neur, hatched the seed-stage health care fund

Jump­start out of a shared frus­tra­tion with tra­di­tional ven­ture cap­i­tal. They met in 2008 at the geek-out con­fer­ence BarCamp, which Whit­ney co-founded. More re­cently, the pair launched Health: Fur­ther, a com­mu­nity for health care in­no­va­tors; and Whit­ney founded the Un­likely Com­pany, which sup­ports en­trepreneurs from un­der­served pop­u­la­tions.

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