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  • Lou Killeffer

An Extraordinary Startup

An Unlikely Intervention: A Startup Company’s Quest to Conquer the World’s Second Leading Killer of Children is the untold story of the first, inexpensive, food-based breakthrough treatment for one of the world’s most common illnesses - and the second leading global cause of death for children five and under - infectious diarrhea.

Developed by the startup company PanTheyrx, with significant investment by Pegasus Capital, the path to market for this striking solution hasn’t been without pitfalls. Doctors serving in the field were skeptical, while regulators in the hardest hit countries were hesitant. Simple approval was a struggle. But in each case providers became convinced, because the innovative product treatment miraculously works; safely and effectively subduing a stubbornly difficult disease.

Written by Tom Washing, a seasoned venture capitalist and angel investor in PanTheryx, An Unlikely Intervention is the inspiring, real world adventure of men and women building a powerfully different kind of company as a force for global good. One, that at the very least, has begun to be mentioned by those in the know in the same breath as the Gates Foundation, the CDC, the Word Health Organization, and UNICEF...

So, what sort of company is your company keeping?

I cannot recommend this book, or these incredibly gifted and ambitious people, to you highly enough.

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