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Out of Necessity: Coining 'Intrapreneurship'
Thom Ruhe
3/11/2014
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It was a thrill for me last summer when I had the chance to sit down with best-selling author, entrepreneur and teacher, Gifford Pinchot III. For someone like me who has been an entrepreneur and who now works at the foundation for entrepreneurs, to meet the legend who actually coined the term "intrapreneurship" was a real treat. During our visit, I had the chance to ask Gifford about the motivation that led to the publishing of his best-selling book, Intrapreneuring: Why You Don't Have to Leave the Corporation to Become an Entrepreneur, in 1985.

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What are the different tech accelerators vs. health tech accelerators?
Zen Chu
3/10/2014
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Accelerators are organizations that support entrepreneurs and their startups.

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Why Baby Boomers & Millennials Should Co-Found
Taylor Brown
3/10/2014
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Baby boomers are micromanagers, work hard, do not understand technology, are stubborn and want to destroy the planet. Millennials are lazy, entitled, tech savvy, want to save the world and don't know how to communicate in person. Although the generalizations of baby boomers and millennials vary, they do share one similar characteristic, they both share particular entrepreneurial characteristics. Millennials crave freedom and earning potential. Baby boomers have a desire to build something.

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How open innovation can overcome the complexity of healthcare entrepreneurship
Zen Chu
3/7/2014
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Physician-inventors often spend the majority of their time secretly gathering data for a clinical paper or patent filing, convinced they have a billion-dollar idea and reticent to discuss it publicly. But the reality is that most inventions fail to address clinical efficacy.

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Healthcare tech entrepreneurs can take the Shark Tank plunge in Boston
Christina Sherwood
3/6/2014
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Early-stage health technology entrepreneurs and startups can plunge into the "shark tank" at Brigham and Women's Hospital next month for the chance to find a clinical partner.

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Definition: Clinical trials
Christina Sherwood
3/5/2014
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Clinical trials are research studies to test the effectiveness of new medical approaches in people.

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Top of Mind's 5 Must-Read Articles in Entrepreneurship
Thom Ruhe
3/5/2014
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Having had my home city represent the bottom of its fair share of "Worst" lists (Hey there, Cleveland!), I meet the ever-popular lists and rankings with a healthy dose of skepticism. All certainly are not created equal and all do not have the best of intentions.

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Why healthcare entrepreneurs should focus on meaningful metrics
Christina Sherwood
3/4/2014
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When patients, doctors, hospital executives, and payers all care about a different metric, finding a measurable return on investment (ROI) can be difficult for healthcare entrepreneurs.

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What are the open APIs available to access medical data?
Zen Chu
3/3/2014
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The term "open API" refers to technologies that allow two different computers to talk to each other. Healthcare entrepreneurs can use open APIs to access medical data that will help them develop their product or service.

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Definition: Angel investor
Christina Sherwood
2/26/2014
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Angel investors are wealthy individuals who are often former entrepreneurs.

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