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Definition: Seed capital

Seed capital is the initial funding used by a healthcare entrepreneur to launch their startup.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 19, 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 
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 
4 things startups should judge VC firms on

Last month we looked at what turns investors off of biotech startups. But what about venture capital firms? When it comes to healthcare investing, what signs should alert startups, or for that matter the members of a VC firm, that the firm is stuck in a time warp?

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on December 11, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Six myths about venture capital

In a piece for the Harvard Business Review, Kauffman's director of private equity Diane Mulcahy debunked six VC myths to empower founders when negotiating for funding.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 25, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Pitch strategy questions answered by 3 VCs

That's one of the predicaments entrepreneurs face when they go into a meeting with a potential VC investor. What information should be included in a pitch deck? What questions should founders be prepared to answer? What aspects of the business don't investors need to know about when they're considering an investment?

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on July 15, 2013
Category:  Creation  Execution 
New eMed white paper: Access

eMed has published the second in a series of white papers focused on issues key to life science and digital health entrepreneurs. The new white paper, Access, offers a crash course on access to potential customers, access to networks, access to capital, and access to care settings.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on June 18, 2013
Category:  Execution 
The state of the med tech venture industry

Medical devices have outperformed most other sectors in the venture industry from 2001 to last year. But a capital crunch remains.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on May 08, 2013
Category:  Creation 
New eMed white paper: Funding Sources for Life Science Startups

eMed has published the first in a series of white papers focused on issues key to life science and digital health entrepreneurs. The first white paper, Funding Sources for Life Science Startups, offers countless ideas on how to raise capital for a healthcare product: from a drug or device to the emerging health IT and mobile health segments.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on April 03, 2013
Category:  Creation 
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