Billionaire Peter Thiel Backs Fundraiser of Brain-Computer Firm

Billionaire Peter Thiel Backs Fundraiser of Brain-Computer Firm By Eyk Henning May 19, 2021 Billionaire investors Peter Thiel and Christian Angermayer have thrown their weight behind a technology startup that promises to help neurologically impaired patients regain lost skills with the aid of electrodes connecting the human brain with computers. The Utah-based company, Blackrock Neurotech,…

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Blackrock Neurotech Closes $10M Financing Round To Advance Development Of Its World-Leading Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Technology

SALT LAKE CITY, May 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Blackrock Neurotech, the world’s leading platform for brain-computer interface (BCI) technology and manufacturing, has closed a $10 million financing round, led by Christian Angermayer’s re.Mind Capital with participation from Peter Thiel, German entrepreneur Tim Sievers, and Sorenson Impact’s University Venture Fund II. Christian Angermayer and Jan Hardorp…

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Jet Lag Soon To Be Obsolete? Blackrock Microsystems Joins Team At Northwestern University To Develop “Living Pharmacy” Using Device To Control Circadian Clock

SALT LAKE CITY, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Blackrock Microsystems, a privately held company that provides enabling tools for neuroscience, neural engineering and neuroprosthetics research worldwide partnered with a team of interdisciplinary researchers at Northwestern University, who signed a contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a wireless, fully implantable device…

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