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30 years, 5 Start-ups, 4 Exits To Date: My Lifestyle

July 14,2016

Entrepreneurism is more than just a word to me – it’s my lifestyle.  As a lifelong entrepreneur, I have been down many roads. Many were difficult, but all were interesting.

 

 

Entrepreneur chronicles his journey for Forbes

August 25, 2016

“Entrepreneurism is more than just a word to me — it’s my lifestyle,” wrote Bill Rader in his very first article for the Forbes website last month.

 

You have the funding. So now what?

August 11, 2017

Bill Rader likes to remind people that his company, Efferent Labs, was born at the Mayo Clinic. But he isn’t referring to any of the top-ranked facility’s research endeavors. Instead, the idea for Efferent Labs was born in a hospital bed–Rader’s own.

 

John Lagoudakis presents: Bill Rader

April 10, 2017

Bill Rader, President and CEO of Efferent Labs, shares with us his insights after decades of starting and selling several successful businesses… his first one at the young age of 18!

 

Making the promise of personalized medicine a reality

May 19, 2015

Mr. Bill Rader founded Efferent Labs, Inc. in 2011 with a passion derived from personal experience. He created the company on the shoulders of Raland Technologies (now Raland Compliance Partners), the company he founded in 1998.

Using the body's own cells as biosensors

May 24, 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The idea behind Efferent Labs – implanting a device containing living cells into the body to act as a biologic sensor – has attracted the attention of the scientific community.

Getting Those (Sand) Dollars

August 17, 2016

Before he was even out of high school, Bill Rader began his first company. He will proudly tell you that he was into scuba diving “before diving was cool.” Prior to graduating, Bill Rader appeared in the newspaper and hung out with Cousteau.

 

Startups stay committed to developing new technologies

Oct 10, 2014

Rochester-area health care startups are eager to bring new medical technologies and devices to market. The young companies, however, face an uphill climb.

 

Perinton firm wins $500K

Oct 31, 2014

A Perinton-based biomedical company won $500,000 cash and other support Thursday in Buffalo’s $5 million 43North business competition.

Custom Cancer Treatments

July 19, 2016

Laying in the Mayo Clinic, paralyzed from head to toe on one side of his body, Bill Rader thought to himself, “If I get out of here, I have to do something better…something bigger than myself.”

 

Bill Rader and the biosensor

April 22, 2016

BUFFALO, NY – Efferent Labs is making big strides in the world of biosensors. They’ve developed a sensor and technique that would allow doctors to see how cells are reacting to treatments in real time using smart devices.

Funding lessons from Silicon Valley, Stockholm

May 22, 2017

The biggest challenge for startups by far is funding. In a recent article in Forbes, (W.K.) Bill Rader, co-founder and CEO of Efferent Labs, Inc says: “It [finding funding] is a full-time job in itself and there is little an entrepreneur can do to short circuit this cycle. It takes thick skin, a finger worn out dialling the phone, and creative luck.

Could a biosensor help personalize cancer treatment?

April 19, 2016

BUFFALO, NY – We often take for granted how powerful our bodies are.  Specifically the our cells in our body and the information they contain that can provide doctors better information about your health.

“Billion Dollar Team” Built on a Foundation of Networks

Dec 15, 2015

Returning from Buffalo with a well-deserved win at the 43North competition, Bill Rader, CEO of Raland Therapeutics, credits many of his accomplishments to creating solid and ever-growing networks.

Perinton firm a finalist for $1M

Oct 16, 2014

“This is a validation of our hard work and the efforts of the University of Rochester Medical Center. It helps to validate what we’re doing by third parties looking at our efforts. When you can do that the investors have a little bit more confidence in what you’re doing as well,” Rader said.

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