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Definition: Reimbursement

Reimbursement refers to how healthcare providers, including healthcare entrepreneurs and startups, are paid for their product or service.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on February 19, 2014
Category:  Execution 
How healthcare entrepreneurs can partner up for better access

It's the classic catch-22 for a healthcare entrepreneur: Her company is small until she lands a big client, but she has trouble accessing a big client as a small company.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on February 18, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What is non-dilutive capital?

Non-dilutive capital is money an entrepreneur receives that does not affect the ownership of the company.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on February 17, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Definition: Private equity

Private equity is investment capital in a startup that is not quoted on a public stock exchange.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on February 12, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Surprising advice on applying for government funding

Somnarus, a healthcare IT company that created a medical device for sleep apnea diagnostics, took a detour on the road to funding the business, said founder and CEO Maria A. Merchant.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on February 11, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What is dilutive capital?

Dilutive capital is an investment that adds shares to your company, decreasing the amount other owners hold in the business.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on February 10, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Definition: Venture capital

Venture capital is an important type of financing for early-stage healthcare entrepreneurs and high-growth startups.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on February 05, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Why healthcare entrepreneurs need multiple champions

One of the toughest challenges for healthcare entrepreneurs can be the roadblocks they face from their potential customers: healthcare providers. The SwipeSense team learned to expedite the process by finding a number of champions within a healthcare institution.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on February 04, 2014
Category:  Execution  Creation 
What do healthcare accelerators and incubators do?

Healthcare accelerators and incubators are organizations that support healthcare entrepreneurs and their startups.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on February 03, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Definition: Intellectual Property

Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind. For a healthcare startup, IP likely refers to a particular product, such as a new drug or a wearable sensor.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on January 29, 2014
Category:  Creation