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Why entrepreneurs should get out of Silicon Valley

Based in San Francisco, the startup Augmedix is surrounded by entrepreneurially minded doctors, said co-founder and CEO Ian Shakil.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 21, 2014
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
How to use the process of elimination to find your best business model

As Alejandro Foung and his colleagues at the mental health startup Lantern worked on their business model, they found themselves using the process of elimination.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 14, 2014
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
Why entrepreneurs have to ‘kiss a lot of toads’

Kit Check, a startup that expedites the process of refilling hospital medication kits, went through its Series A round last year. Finding the right partner was paramount.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 07, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Why startups should focus on growth, rather than revenue

As the chief operating officer of MolecularMatch, an online search platform that helps cancer patients find targeted drug therapies, Collin Brack said his goal is to grow the startup, rather than focus on revenue.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 30, 2014
Category:  Creation  Growth 
How to leverage your community to find your first investors

Kim Bond Evans sought out her community, or her "friendlies," when she was ready to raise money for her startup Centauri Health Corporation.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 23, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Why one healthcare startup embraces FDA regulations

Decisio Health, which provides software to help clinicians better adhere to clinical protocols, is one of the few software-specific companies entering the FDA-regulated space of clinical decision support.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 16, 2014
Category:  Creation  Execution 
How to run your company without a CEO

CareSet, a startup that provides analytics around open data, doesn't have a CEO.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 09, 2014
Category:  Creation 
How to spread the word about your startup and gain customer insights

Medicast has used a combination of radio and television advertising, social media campaigns, and in-person marketing to get the word out about the company.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 02, 2014
Category:  Creation 
How eliminating friction can help your startup scale

Maxwell Health, an operating system for employee benefits, serves a huge market. Because of this, the company needs to have scale.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on August 26, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Why early-stage entrepreneurs should secure IP fast and inexpensively

When Aline M. Betancourt decided to start a biotechnology company that would develop adult stem cell-based therapies for diseases associated with inflammation, she knew the value of her company would be tied up in her intellectual property.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on August 19, 2014
Category:  Creation  Ideation