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Tips for entrepreneurs working with universities
Emerson Dan
7/27/2012
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Life science entrepreneurs are partnering with universities to bring new products to market. Read more for tips on working with universities.

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Having the right mindset is as important as the right idea for a startup
Emerson Dan
7/10/2012
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Succeeding as a life science entrepreneur takes more than a great idea. The entrepreneur must have a strong belief in his or her mission in order to face obstacles that present themselves.

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Medical device startup launched by home designer with an idea
Glenn Brandon
7/27/2011
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Medical device startups often are created out of the entrepreneur’s desire to solve a medical problem. It’s no different with Continental Dry Works and its male urinary incontinence product, The Pocket.

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Medical device startup has a more powerful tool to target blood vessel plaque
Glenn Brandon
8/11/2011
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A medical device startup with a better way to penetrate coronary artery blockages plans to use a Third Frontier grant for human testing of the device, followed by application for FDA clearance.

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Who should own ideas for innovation in healthcare?
Healing Innovation
7/14/2011
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More hospitals are realizing the profitability of medical device licensing in the healthcare business. Read more on intellectual property ownership in hospitals.

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An alternative to fast failure in medical device innovation
Healing Innovation
4/25/2012
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In medical device development, challenging weaknesses early in the process can help an entrepreneur zero in on problem areas. Read more about this twist on the idea of fast failure.

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Lessons from Failure :: Renting High-end Jewelry
Diana Kander
7/25/2013
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At age 25, Laura Sanko was a founding member of a startup that raised $3.5 Million from some world-famous investors and the Founder’s Fund.  The business model was simple: a website that rented high-end jewelry for special occasions for a fraction of the retail value of each piece.  Three years later, the investment money was all gone and while the site continued to operate, it had failed to meet the investors’ expectations.  I sat down with Laura to figure out what went wrong.

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Lessons From Failure: Borrowing Tools From Your Neighbors
Diana Kander
8/12/2013
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Adam Berk had a vision of creating an online library where neighbors could borrow tools and electronics from one another. Why buy a fancy camera you only needed to use once for a big trip? Why invest the money in physical tools for a home remodeling project if you are never going to need them again? Adam and his best friend Dave spent 5 years creating this utopian community, neighborrow, powered by a new form of currency. Their business model was to eventually white label the product and sell it to large apartment buildings and others who wanted to facilitate a borrowing community. But they never achieved their vision. 

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Kauffman Life Science Ventures Summit to guide startup owners
Kauffman Foundation
4/4/2012
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Healthcare business plans and business models are among the topics for discussion at the Kauffman Life Science Ventures Summit in June. Read more about this opportunity for life science entrepreneurs.

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Kauffman Life Science Ventures Summit seeks applicants
Kauffman Foundation
3/27/2012
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Early-stage life science entrepreneurs are being sought to take part in the Kauffman Life Science Ventures Summit in June. Read more about the industry experts participating and the topics they will address.

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