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Congress gets back into full swing this week with a collection of committee hearings on Capitol Hill. The House Small Business Committee has a couple of hearings of interest -- first reviewing the proposed SBA budget for 2015 and then exploring the negative impact occupational licensing has on entrepreneurship and jobs. Other topics covered include: a possible end to the Fed's quantitative easing program, the proposed 2015 budget request for science agencies, bankruptcy reform, cyber security, the international financial system, quantitative easing and improving access to power throughout Africa.
As the final hours ticked away at Healthcare's Grand Hackfest: Idea to Breakthrough Innovation in One Weekend, teams huddled together in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Laboratory, continuing to brainstorm on their design and prototype innovative breakthroughs from the last few days.
In the final day of Healthcare's Grand Hackfest: Idea to Breakthrough Innovation in One Weekend, teams prepared the final push for their ideas developed over the course of a few days at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Last weekend, hundreds of entrepreneurs, designers, engineers and healthcare professionals came together in Boston to "hack" some of healthcare's biggest pain points.
Seed capital is the initial funding used by a healthcare entrepreneur to launch their startup.
What's the most valuable aspect of your business? Is it the bricks and mortar? The equipment? Or is it something intangible? While you can't touch it, feel it or see it, intellectual property when defined as "knowledge" or "know how" is often times the real equity of a business, and if it's lost, it can bring that business to its knees.
Access to hospitals, patients, and insurers is one of the greatest challenges for healthcare entrepreneurs. To help early-stage healthcare entrepreneurs in this struggle for access, eMed has developed a new eBook on the topic.
If you missed Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest -- or just want to relive the whirlwind weekend -- check out our slideshow.
Blain Tomlinson, the CEO of Walkjoy, has vowed to largely eschew venture capital funding for his company.
Venture capital certainly has its place within the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Some of our nation's largest companies (and employers), like Apple, Google and FedEx, have secured this form of funding. But plenty of Kauffman Foundation research tells us that VC funding isn't as mainstream in startups as one would gather based on its common place in startup news. In fact, less than 20 percent of the fastest growing young companies ever take venture capital money.
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