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We'd like to see the H@cking Medicine mission -- connecting healthcare experts with outsiders to attack big problems and create noble businesses -- replicated on a large scale.
Now is the best time in the history of the world to be a healthcare entrepreneur, and those with fresh eyes on healthcare problems -- young health professionals along with patients, engineers, designers and entrepreneurs -- are able to make large and rapid clinical impact.
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.
Accelerators are organizations that support entrepreneurs and their startups.
Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest, a collaboration between the Kauffman Foundation and MIT's H@cking Medicine, kicks off tonight in Boston.
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.
Learn why Detroit is poised for entrepreneurial renaissance.
The Kauffman Foundation is expanding its successful Global Scholars Program to include up to ten recent graduates from U.S. colleges and universities who will join other scholars from around the world. Applications can be submitted at www.kauffman.org, and must be completed by Oct. 17, 2011.
Last week's announcement detailing the rollout of Google's fiber optic network had the feel of a Silicon Valley big-time new product launch. It was definitely a big deal for Kansas City on both sides of the state line. Most importantly, information flowed copiously from Google about the details of their project—a welcome relief from the hitherto tight-lipped tech giant. The Google Fiber announcement lived up to the initial promise to deliver gigabit Internet speeds over a fiber optic network to homes at competitive prices.
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.
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