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Definition: Venture capital

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

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on February 05, 2014
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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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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MedCityNews .com
on July 15, 2013
Category:  Creation  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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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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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on April 03, 2013
Category:  Creation 
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