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Getting a CE Mark in Europe has allowed American medical device makers to commercialize quickly before getting U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval to sell medical devices domestically. Read about how the less stringent European regulation methods are now being questioned.
Some medical device sales strategies that worked in the past are not recommended now. Read more for alternatives to boost sales for medical device startups.
Making medical devices to solve global health problems can be tougher yet more rewarding than building medical devices for more advanced countries. Read more about how companies can serve both markets.
Medical device startups may need an alternate strategy to address the coming changes resulting from an increased emphasis on wellness. Read more for tips.
Medical device startups must demonstrate a product's economic value as well as its clinical usefulness, say industry leaders. Read more about their advice for new healthcare businesses.
Last week we launched a brand new program for startup companies who had previously presented at 1 Million Cups, the Kauffman Foundation's weekly educational program that features two local startups presenting to the community over coffee. This new effort, launched with the folks at Dream Big America, will continue to put a spotlight on startup companies from throughout the country.
With 1 Million Cups, as with any startup, our tendency is to put our best foot forward. We spend a lot of time talking about all of the great successes that we've had over the past year--and there have been many. But one of the things that makes our program special is that sense of having a safe space to share what you haven't done well and what you're struggling with on a day-to-day basis.
Going global is on the wish list of many U.S. entrepreneurs, especially given the sour American economy. But how to go about it? One leading venture capitalist offers some clues.
Small healthcare companies have a vested interest in seeing hospitals develop better supply chain programs. Now one new study gives those hospitals a blueprint for streamlining their supply chains and boosting their chances of finding room for new healthcare vendor partners in the process.
Doing business in the rough-and-tumble arena of underdeveloped countries involves adhering to global business basics, such as researching markets thoroughly, while coping with surprises, writes a veteran international entrepreneur who first took his company overseas three decades ago. In entering the "emerging markets," entrepreneurs need to keep close tabs on how (and if) they will be paid, as well as on local managers overly eager to make sales.
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