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Venture capital investment by corporations in the healthcare sector fell in the first quarter, but that may improve since the Affordable Care Act was upheld. Read more about investments in the healthcare sector.
Venture capital funding declined in the second quarter for the life sciences sector. Read more about how medical device startups and biotech companies fared.
Dominic Orr was named President and CEO of Aruba Networks in April 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Orr served as the company's Chairman of the Board. Previously, Dominic Orr was the president of Nortel Networks, Intelligent
Internet Web Systems. He previously served as the president and chief executive of Alteon WebSystems which was merged with Nortel Networks in Oct. 2000. Mr. Orr has more than 20 years of experience in the computer systems and communication
networking industry and has held senior positions at Bay Networks, Hewlett-Packard and Hughes Aircraft. Mr. Orr. is a member of the Sciences Board of Visitors at UCLA. He holds a BS in physics from City University of New York and a MS and
PhD from California Institute of Technology.
Entrepreneurs could give their budding companies a powerful financial boost by using a source of funding usually considered off limits--the retirement kitty. The author, a certified financial planner, does, however, caution company builders to leave a portion of those funds intact, using more accessible sources first. Thereafter, he argues, tax-deferred assets in a 401(k), SEP, or IRA comprise a personal venture capital fund that can do as much for an individual's business as for his or her golden years.
Innovation is the new watchword in Washington -- so much so, that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services wants to hear directly from entrepreneurs on their innovations. But what’s in it for healthcare business owners?
Venture funding is up, albeit slightly. To grab your slice of the capital pie, start thinking differently.
The most promising incubators for young healthcare entrepreneurs are U.S. colleges and universities. Case in point? Wake Forest and its “Business Elevator” competition.
Healthcare stocks are just what the doctor ordered when it comes to a tough economy – at least, that’s the opinion of one investment guru.
Two leading academics are out with a new book that says the key to making money for new business owners is this: your financial statements are your friends.
It’s no secret that the economy is in sickbay. But healthcare entrepreneurs looking for a big transfusion of cash shouldn’t look to an initial public offering.
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