Esther Dyson
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"Esther Dyson" is a former journalist and Wall Street technology analyst who is a leading angel investor, philanthropist, and commentator focused on breakthrough efficacy in healthcare, government transparency, digital technology, biotechnology, and space.

She recently founded [http://www.HICCup.co HICCup], which just launched its Way to Wellville contest of five places, five years, five metrics. Hiccup.co [http://hiccup.co/news/blog/the-way-to-wellville-the-journey-begins/ blog] . Dyson is currently focusing her career on production of health and continues to invest in health and technology startups.

On 7 October 2008, Space Adventures announced that Dyson had paid to train as a back-up spaceflight participant for Charles Simonyi's trip to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz TMA-14 mission which took place in 2009.

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