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7 fast tips for early-stage startups searching for angel funding

With venture capital becoming more and more of a bygone dream for early-stage medtech and life science companies, many startups want to turn to angel funding to raise capital but don't know where to start. At the Angel Investment Forum at Advamed 2013, Allan May, the founder and chairman of Life Science Angels, had the following advice.

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on September 30, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Healthcare IT on the verge of big things, StrataRx panelist says

At the third and final day of the 2013 StrataRx conference in Boston, innovators in healthcare and big data assessed a rapidly evolving landscape. One of the key topics discussed was the current state of “deal flow” at the intersection of healthcare, big data and information technology.

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Posted by: Dan Emerson
on September 27, 2013
Category:  Ideation  Growth 
eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship

See who made this week's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship

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Posted by: Ryan Amin
on September 27, 2013
Category:  Creation  Ideation  Execution  Growth 
Big data, entrepreneurs key to improving quality and cost of U.S. healthcare

Data will drive many of the sweeping changes coming with the Affordable Care Act to the U.S. healthcare system. At the StrataRx conference in Boston this week, innovators in “big data” for healthcare assessed its role in bringing advances in personalized and predictive medicine, major cost savings and research that leads to new technologies.

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Posted by: Dan Emerson
on September 26,2013
Category:  Execution  Ideation 
Dealing with the equity split conversation with a co-founder

Jason Greenberg of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business led a co-founder issues discussion with Stephen Cary, Elliot Cohen, Lesa Mitchell, Elizabeth Lorns and Jonathan Bloom at a Life Science Ventures Summit hosted by the Kauffman Foundation.

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Posted by: Ryan Amin
on September 26, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Why pay attention to animal health

I am often asked about collaborations across disciplines and whether these result in real economic impact. I was recently reminded of not only how powerful this work can be but that it takes time to bloom.

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Posted by: Lesa Mitchell
on September 25, 2013
Category:  Creation  Ideation  Execution  Growth 
Give your medical device a proper FDA submission with these 3 keys

It's stressful. If you're a startup, your company depends on it: it's your FDA panel meeting. And, as Michael C. Morton, the vice president of global regulatory affairs at Medtronic (MDT), said, "It's kinda culminated with throwing the dice."

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on September 25, 2013
Category:  Execution  Creation 
New entrepreneurship interview series includes life science innovator

Giles Shih, President and CEO of BioResource International, is one of the entrepreneurs featured in the video interviews. In these three videos, Shih discusses his company strategy, the effects of his education and his journey as an entrepreneur.

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Posted by: Ryan Amin
on September 25, 2013
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
Users, feedback and a bear: How one healthcare entrepreneur tested his product

Healthcare entrepreneurs can see the potential for a product's success in the raw concept, but the product must go through a critical testing phase to reach that potential.

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Posted by: Ryan Amin
on September 24, 2013
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
New eMed white paper: business model canvas

Getting on the right path from the beginning is a key to an entrepreneur's success.

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Posted by: Ryan Amin
on September 23, 2013
Category:  Ideation  Execution  Growth