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Mission Matters More Than Control

Sean George, Invitae

Invitae's Sean George recalls the startup days of his genetic-testing company, when he and his team had to decide whether to be acquired by a larger company or go the more daunting route of raising enough capital to make a big impact on their own. He explains how it's sometimes necessary to relinquish control in order to accomplish a mission.