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Opinion: Boston: the best city in the world to fail in biotech

Boston is a good place to succeed in biotech. It's also a great place to fail.

Boston’s rise as the biotech capital of the world has been . Many factors make the city — in fact, the entire region around Boston — attractive to those seeking to create the next pharmaceutical breakthroughs. The area is home to some of the finest academic institutions, hospitals, and venture capital firms; has a highly educated and diverse

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