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Who can apply for an SBIR grant?
Christina Sherwood
1/20/2014
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Small Business Innovation Research program (SBIR) grants can be a key source of funding for early-stage healthcare entrepreneurs ahead of seeking out venture capital and other types of investors, who would take shares of the company away from the founder.

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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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Definition: Private equity
Christina Sherwood
2/12/2014
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Private equity is investment capital in a startup that is not quoted on a public stock exchange.

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Definition: Reimbursement
Christina Sherwood
2/19/2014
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Reimbursement refers to how healthcare providers, including healthcare entrepreneurs and startups, are paid for their product or service.

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Definition: Venture capital
Christina Sherwood
2/5/2014
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Venture capital is an important type of financing for early-stage healthcare entrepreneurs and high-growth startups.

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Surprising advice on applying for government funding
Christina Sherwood
2/11/2014
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Somnarus, a healthcare IT company that created a medical device for sleep apnea diagnostics, took a detour on the road to funding the business, said founder and CEO Maria A. Merchant.

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Why healthcare entrepreneurs need multiple champions
Christina Sherwood
2/4/2014
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One of the toughest challenges for healthcare entrepreneurs can be the roadblocks they face from their potential customers: healthcare providers. The SwipeSense team learned to expedite the process by finding a number of champions within a healthcare institution.

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How one healthcare entrepreneur navigated the reimbursement landscape
Christina Sherwood
2/25/2014
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The goals of TalkSession -- to increase the accessibility of mental healthcare, improve patient outcomes, and lower costs while maintaining HIPAA compliance -- were difficult to achieve on a national level, said the startup's co-founder and CEO Melissa Thompson.

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How healthcare entrepreneurs can partner up for better access
Christina Sherwood
2/18/2014
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It's the classic catch-22 for a healthcare entrepreneur: Her company is small until she lands a big client, but she has trouble accessing a big client as a small company.

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What do healthcare accelerators and incubators do?
Christina Sherwood
2/3/2014
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Healthcare accelerators and incubators are organizations that support healthcare entrepreneurs and their startups.

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