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Definition: Agile development

Agile development refers to a type of project planning methodology that borrows from lean manufacturing.

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Matthew T. Keener, MD
on July 09, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Winning participants of Energizing Health: Pittsburgh

The Energizing Health Collaboration Series is continuing its national road trip, connecting five cities that are leading the next wave of health innovation.

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Matthew T. Keener, MD
on July 08, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
How to find employees for your startup without using a recruiter

Don't expect to see a job listing for a position at Pristine, a telehealth and checklist solution for Google Glass.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 08, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What is an accredited angel investor?

An accredited angel investor is an angel investor with an income of more than $200,000 in the past two years or a net worth of $1 million.

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Matthew T. Keener, MD
on July 07, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Definition: Minimum viable product

A minimum viable product, or MVP, comes even before a prototype.

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Matthew T. Keener, MD
on July 02, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
How an entrepreneur validated his business model in a crowded market

With so many products marketed to people who want to quit smoking, the market might not seem ripe for another smoking cessation service.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 01, 2014
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
What is a pivot?

In entrepreneurship, a pivot occurs when a startup changes its business model.

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Matthew T. Keener, MD
on June 30, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Factoring emotional distress in a tech culture

Whether one is a Millennial or Gen-Xer, a boomer or a hipster, we all have something in common: emotional distress.

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Matthew T. Keener, MD
on June 26, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Definition: Business Model Canvas

The Business Model Canvas is a strategic management and entrepreneurial tool that allows entrepreneurs to describe, design, challenge, invent and pivot their business model.

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Matthew T. Keener, MD
on June 25, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Why client needs should dictate your business plan

Many entrepreneurs develop their business plan before landing clients. Yet that wasn't the case for Insight Health Systems, which sells the web application Chorus.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on June 24, 2014
Category:  Creation  Ideation