• Steven S. Ma



crowdfunding, startups, financing, venture capital

Author Biography

Steven S. Ma

is currently a biomedical research associate based in Maryland, USA. He is interested in bioentrepreneurship and will be attending Duke University to earn his MBA (class of 2015). He received a B.S. in biology from Oregon State University in 2010.


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