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What kinds of lawyers do healthcare entrepreneurs need?
Christina Sherwood
1/1/0001
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Early-stage healthcare entrepreneurs and startups typically need to work with at least two types of lawyers.

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The key to raising funds from friends and family alone
Christina Sherwood
1/1/0001
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Blain Tomlinson, the CEO of Walkjoy, has vowed to largely eschew venture capital funding for his company.

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What is crowdfunding?
Christina Sherwood
1/1/0001
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Crowdfunding lets entrepreneurs present their ideas to a large number of potential investors who can help startups reach their funding goals.

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What is HIPAA?
Christina Sherwood
1/1/0001
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HIPAA both regulates health insurance policies and provides guidelines for maintaining the privacy and security of health information.

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Weekly Wisdom from Kauffman: Breaking Down Barriers to Life Sciences Commercialization
Christina Sherwood
2/21/2013
Blog Resource
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Because life sciences entrepreneurship thrives on harnessing new technologies, spurring innovation, and growing companies, the Kauffman Foundation met in 2003 with the Panel of Advisors on the Life Sciences to help advance those goals.

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Weekly Wisdom from Kauffman: America’s high-growth health and drug companies reside in some unexpected locales
Christina Sherwood
2/28/2013
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More than 6 percent of Inc. 500 firms work in the health and drug space, making it the No. 5 industrial sector for these fast-growing companies from 2005 to 2010. But these medical innovators aren’t all concentrated in the Silicon Valley.

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Bioarray Therapeutics: CEO offers insights on sharing the company’s vision
Christina Sherwood
3/26/2013
Blog Resource
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The vision at Bioarray Therapeutics, a biotechnology company in Boston, is to improve cancer detection and treatment. By finding genes associated with cancer, the company is developing a diagnostic for breast cancer that can help doctors and patients choose the best treatment.

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Atul Butte: Biotechnology entrepreneur on success and failure
Christina Sherwood
3/19/2013
Blog Resource
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As a biomedical informatics researcher and biotechnology entrepreneur in the Silicon Valley, Atul Butte has big ideas for the future of life science entrepreneurship. His Butte Lab works to solve genomic medicine problems through new developments in translational bioinformatics.

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Morpheus Medical: Co-founder shares insights on securing funding and managing costs
Christina Sherwood
3/12/2013
Blog Resource
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With the goal of revolutionizing cardiac MRI, Morpheus Medical has developed software that takes the process from three hours to about 20 minutes. The company was launched about a year and a half ago when entrepreneurs who wanted to use computational processing to help with the diagnosis of disease came together with radiologists from Stanford University to commercialize the product.

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Funding Sources for Life Science Startups
Christina Sherwood
3/20/2013
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Bringing a healthcare drug or device to market requires an intense amount of capital. Federal regulation in the United States, Europe and beyond requires clinical testing and trials, as well as large sales staffs and other expenses. The early requirements for investing can force entrepreneurs to seek private, dilutive investing and rapidly cut into the amount of ownership of the company by the entrepreneur.

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