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Ex-Neuralink President Invests in Competing Brain Startup

Max Hodak co-founded Neuralink alongside Elon Musk. 

New York-based Synchron Inc.—a competitor to Elon Musk’s brain-machine interface company, Neuralink—has won financial backing from Neuralink’s co-founder and former president.

Max Hodak, who left Neuralink last year, has invested in Synchron and joined its advisory board, he wrote in a blog post on Friday. He did not say how much he was investing.