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What is sustainable growth?

Sustainable growth is how fast a startup can grow without speeding through its funding or, alternatively, stagnating.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 28, 2014
Category:  Growth 
What is Series A financing?

Series A financing, also known as an "A round," is typically a company's first significant round of financing.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 21, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What is the STTR program?

The Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program supports scientific and technological innovation through federal research funds.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 14, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What is an accredited angel investor?

An accredited angel investor is an angel investor with an income of more than $200,000 in the past two years or a net worth of $1 million.

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Matthew T. Keener, MD
on July 07, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What is a pivot?

In entrepreneurship, a pivot occurs when a startup changes its business model.

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Matthew T. Keener, MD
on June 30, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
What is the function of an advisory board?

For early-stage entrepreneurs, it's important to have advisers in your circle who can bring expertise to your startup and assist with key questions.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on June 23, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What is emotionally-healthy technology?

Emotionally-healthy technology refers to technology that interacts with a user in a way that can improve emotional wellbeing.

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Matthew T. Keener, MD
on June 16, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
What is translational medicine?

Translational medicine is a field that focuses on "translating" medical research into health tools and solutions for patients.

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Matthew T. Keener, MD
on June 09, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
What is technology transfer?

Technology transfer refers to transferring the rights to a technology from the institution where it originated, such as a university, to a person or entity, such as an entrepreneur or startup, that could commercialize it.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on June 02, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What is a science/medical advisory board?

A scientific or medical advisory board can offer help on the scientific or medical side of your life science or digital health company.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on May 26, 2014
Category:  Creation