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2014

Why healthcare entrepreneurs should consider Houston: an interview with Texas Medical Center’s CEO

Because of Kauffman Foundation's Energizing Health Collaboration Series, a few dozen of the world's most talented digital health entrepreneurs are now exploring new relationships with prominent member institutions in the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world with more than 7 million patient visits annually.

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Brian Lang
on September 05, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Meet eMed Guest Editor Brian Lang

Serial entrepreneur Brian Lang will serve as eMed's guest editor for the next five weeks.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 04, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Definition: Company culture

Team members should fit into your startup's culture, but how do you build a healthy culture for your team?

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 03, 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 can early-stage entrepreneurs access networks?

Now, more than any time in history, there is more access to networks for entrepreneurs than ever.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 01, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Definition: Valuation

The goal of a valuation is to determine the economic value of a business.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on August 27, 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 
Who are the customers in healthcare?

In healthcare, "customers" are typically not the patients who will use the drugs, devices, and services early-stage companies are developing.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on August 25, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Definition: Mentors

Mentors should be people who can guide the entrepreneur as he and his business grow and can give advice on skill sets the entrepreneur lacks.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on August 20, 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