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Key tips for team building

At a Life Science Ventures Summit hosted by the Kauffman Foundation, Huffington Post writer Jennifer Hill led a discussion focused on the players in entrepreneurship. The presentation opened with experienced entrepreneurs giving their thoughts on the idea of team building. (00:00-01:19)

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Ryan Amin
on December 26, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Build a healthy company

Kim Popovits, CEO of Genomic Health Inc., gave the keynote speech at a Life Science Ventures Summit hosted by the Kauffman Foundation. Popovits closed her speech by stressing the importance of having a company that is "healthy" (34:56-40:22).

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Ryan Amin
on December 5, 2013
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
What are the red flags when looking for a co-founder?

Jason Greenberg of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business led a co-founder issues discussion with Stephen Cary, Elliot Cohen, Lesa Mitchell, Elizabeth Iorns and Jonathan Bloom at a Life Science Ventures Summit hosted by the Kauffman Foundation(0:12:15-0:21:05).

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Ryan Amin
on November 14, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Medical devices should focus on transparency, austerity and wellness

The CEO of a startup credited his company's success in raising money to two factors. Human data about the dissolving stent and a tight budget. Kamal Ramzipoor of Amaranth Medical said those two accomplishments helped his company raise $20 million in a series B round.

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MedCityNews .com
on November 11, 2013
Category:  Creation  Execution 
The right questions to ask about your company’s intellectual property

Intellectual property is one of the toughest subjects for life science and digital health entrepreneurs to understand. From dealing with the tech transfer office to hiring an attorney to filing a provisional patent, IP is a common stumbling block for early-stage entrepreneurs.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 31, 2013
Category:  Creation 
7 fast tips for early-stage startups searching for angel funding

With venture capital becoming more and more of a bygone dream for early-stage medtech and life science companies, many startups want to turn to angel funding to raise capital but don't know where to start. At the Angel Investment Forum at Advamed 2013, Allan May, the founder and chairman of Life Science Angels, had the following advice.

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MedCityNews .com
on September 30, 2013
Category:  Creation 
New entrepreneurship interview series includes life science innovator

Giles Shih, President and CEO of BioResource International, is one of the entrepreneurs featured in the video interviews. In these three videos, Shih discusses his company strategy, the effects of his education and his journey as an entrepreneur.

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Ryan Amin
on September 25, 2013
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
Users, feedback and a bear: How one healthcare entrepreneur tested his product

Healthcare entrepreneurs can see the potential for a product's success in the raw concept, but the product must go through a critical testing phase to reach that potential.

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Ryan Amin
on September 24, 2013
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
Pharma startup raises funds without VCs

Savara Pharmaceuticals needed several million dollars to take its inhalable drug for troublesome infections in cystic fibrosis patients through Phase 2 clinical trials. So CEO Rob Neville, naturally, began talking with venture capitalists. But in the end, he didn't end up needing any of their money.

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MedCityNews .com
on September 23, 2013
Category:  Creation 
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