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The term “access” can have a variety of definitions for life science and digital health entrepreneurs, depending on the phase of their company’s development. Similarly, the ability for entrepreneurs to secure access – whether to potential buyers or to funding – varies depending on the type of access they’re seeking and the stage of their company.
The team at Ginger.io, a Cambridge, Mass.-based health data company, had a great product: a behavior analytics platform using smartphone data to create health insights. But they needed a clinical partner to help get access to patients and physicians. That’s where C3N came in.
Bringing a healthcare drug or device to market requires an intense amount of capital. Federal regulation in the United States, Europe and beyond requires clinical testing and trials, as well as large sales staffs and other expenses. The early requirements for investing can force entrepreneurs to seek private, dilutive investing and rapidly cut into the amount of ownership of the company by the entrepreneur.
At age 25, Laura Sanko was a founding member of a startup that raised $3.5 Million from some world-famous investors and the Founder’s Fund. The business model was simple: a website that rented high-end jewelry for special occasions for a fraction of the retail value of each piece. Three years later, the investment money was all gone and while the site continued to operate, it had failed to meet the investors’ expectations.
Ted Zoller, Vice President of Entrepreneurship at the Kauffman Foundation and Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, discusses the Global Entrepreneurship Lab.
Ernst & Young releases report that provides some insights into the minds of today’s most successful entrepreneurial leaders and discern what makes them successful.
The Research Commercialization and SBIR Center, now with over 130,000 members, is offering two online courses for faculty researchers, grad students, engineers and scientists in January 2011.
What is the structural context in which new businesses are created in the United States? A new report from the Kauffman Foundation entitled Neutralism and Entrepreneurship: The Structural Dynamics of Startups, Young Firms, and Job Creation, delves into the idea that patterns do, in fact, exist in the formation of new firms in America. These patterns help to explain why startups and young companies dominate net job creation in the country.
The words of the Entrepreneur's Pledge have lived in your heart and mind, but now they can live on the wall in your company or even your home! The Kauffman Foundation is issuing this limited edition poster — one per person, at no charge — to the first 500 people who email Build A Stronger America with their full name and mailing address.
The words of the Entrepreneur's Pledge have lived in your heart and mind, but now they can live on the wall in your company or even your home! The Kauffman Foundation is issuing this limited edition poster — at no charge — to the first 200 people who email Build A Stronger America with their full name and mailing address.
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