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PPD's new CEO Ray Hill brings global knowledge and experience that will help the CRO succeed in today's healthcare business landscape. Read more on CROs and global entrepreneurship.
An Ohio medical device startup has developed a unique, high-resolution imaging product for preclinical biotech research. Now comes the company's biggest challenge yet – market education and commercializing the product.
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.
During my years at the Kauffman Foundation I have seen firsthand the effect that education can have on the development of entrepreneurs and their companies. The entrepreneurs with whom I have worked have taken the lessons they have learned and applied them to great effect in their endeavors as founders. These entrepreneurs benefited from opportunities to learn critical skills, and from gaining an understanding of crucial decisions or junctures that often can derail entrepreneurial businesses.
Crowdfunding is a hot topic in the entrepreneurship space these days. Many startups are asking about it, and are trying to decide if seeking funding from the crowd is the right for their company. Sensing this demand, we hosted a three hour event on the subject a few days ago which you can view here and here.
Every Thursday evening in downtown Pittsburgh, something special happens at Little E's Jazz and Blues Club. During happy hour each week, entrepreneurs get together to tap into what's hot in the Pittsburgh start-up arena. Over drinks and cool jazz, they have the opportunity to interact and create relationships with potential financiers, university incubators, economic development thought leaders and other business stars.
Although progress has been made toward creating an artificial pancreas, there is still a long way to go. Read more about the work being done on this medical device.
Social media helps healthcare business leaders stay in touch with peers and the industry. Read one former hospital CEO's take.
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