Opinion: Google co-founders to healthcare—We're just not that into you
At his yearly CEO summit, noted VC Vinod Khosla spoke with Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page (file under "King, Good To Be The"). Towards the end of a wide-ranging conversation that encompassed driverless cars, flying wind turbines, and high-altitude balloons providing internet access, Khosla began to ask about health. Specifically, Khosla wondered whether they could "imagine Google becoming a health company? Maybe a larger business than the search business or the media business?" Their response, surprisingly, was basically, "no." While glucose-sensing contact lenses might be "very cool," in the words of Larry Page.
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