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If you guessed that the top life sciences markets are on the east and west coasts, you'd be right. However, several parts of the Midwest are now considered emerging markets. Read more to learn the locations of the top 10 life sciences markets.
Entrepreneur and business model innovator Alexander Osterwalder discusses dynamic, yet simple-to-use tools for visualizing, challenging and re-inventing business models. Osterwalder articulates how to use the visual language of his business model canvas framework, and shares stories of how this approach helps organizations of all sizes to better create, deliver and capture value.
Startups are missing out on opportunities and need to step up their marketing efforts, says a healthcare accelerator co-founder. Read more on tips for new healthcare businesses.
A Life Science Ventures Summit hosted by the Kauffman Foundation provided advice on funding strategies for diagnostic startups (0:42:17-0:48:05). Diana Kander of Kander Rigby led a panel with Una Ryan, Tito Serafini, Risa Stack, Zen Chu and Jill Carroll.
Wences Casares and Meyer "Micky" Malka are serial entrepreneurs who believe in the fundamental power of partnerships. Empowered by working in close collaboration for years, these co-founders have started multiple companies including Patagon, Lemon Bank and Bling Nation. In this revealing lecture, Casares and Malka describe the value of over-communication, the decision process in making a pivot, and the challenges of entrepreneurial ecosystems outside the United States.
Entrepreneurs face an array of operations challenges, including sales and inventory tracking, to bring products to market. With the widespread adoption of wireless networks and hand-held devices, entrepreneurs should adopt mobile computing to overcome these challenges.
Why spend money, time, and effort documenting processes? Beyond the obvious direction it will provide in operating the business, numerous other benefits are discussed in this article.
This author recommends that an entrepreneur include remote network access as part of a company's disaster recovery plan. Secure, remote access allows associates access to key data and applications on the network via an Internet connection.
Noncompete clauses seem nearly universal--and not just in technology companies. But the effect is especially strong on specialist and "star" inventors, according to new research by Harvard Business School's Matt Marx, Deborah Strumsky, and Lee Fleming. Marx reflects on the business and career implications in this QandA.
This article discusses the Operations Plan as an action document to coordinate the activities of the company towards achieving the overall goals and mission.
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