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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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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on November 11, 2013
Category:  Creation  Execution 
DARPA's director of small business programs shares funding tips

The Department of Health and Human Services isn’t the only federal agency interested in funding medical research. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Department of Defense's primary innovation engine that's responsible for developing new technologies for use by the military, also frequently undertakes project in biology, medicine and neuroscience.

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on October 14, 2013
Category:  Creation 
"Unmentionables" session at Health 2.0 addresses vulnerability

The "Unmentionables" session at Health 2.0 seems to be almost an anomaly among the predictably young group of entrepreneurial attendees, but apparently there are some topics that are not discussed in healthcare, from divorce, work stress and alcoholism to sex and suicide.

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Posted by: Mari Edlin
on October 4, 2013
Category:  Ideation 
Give your medical device a proper FDA submission with these 3 keys

It's stressful. If you're a startup, your company depends on it: it's your FDA panel meeting. And, as Michael C. Morton, the vice president of global regulatory affairs at Medtronic (MDT), said, "It's kinda culminated with throwing the dice."

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on September 25, 2013
Category:  Execution  Creation 
New eMed white paper: business model canvas

Getting on the right path from the beginning is a key to an entrepreneur's success.

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Posted by: Ryan Amin
on September 23, 2013
Category:  Ideation  Execution  Growth 
eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship

See who made this week's eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship

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Posted by: Ryan Amin
on September 13, 2013
Category:  Creation  Growth  Execution  Ideation 
9 strategies for entrepreneurs working with angel investors

The number of angel investors in the U.S. has jumped 60 percent since 2002, and the number of dollars they've invested in companies has gone up even faster. Not to mention that a few new angel groups have sprouted just within the last year to invest especially in life science companies.

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on September 11. 2013
Category:  Creation  Growth 
eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship

See this week's list for the 6 to follow in entrepreneurship

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Posted by: Ryan Amin
on August 30, 2013
Category:  Creation  Growth  Execution  Ideation 
5 ideas to think about before starting to fundraise

Panelists at Great Lakes Venture Fair in Cleveland doled out some tips for budding entrepreneurs getting ready to do their first round of fundraising. On the panel were Jon Snyder, president and CEO of Cleveland neurostimulation company Neuros Medical; Kevin Mendelsohn, vice president of finance and corporate development for CardioInsight Technologies; Art Fritts, president and CEO of nanotechnology company NanoSperse; and Lisa Novelli, president and CEO of National Composite Center. Here's a quick rundown of what they suggested entrepreneurs think about before they raise any money.

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on August 21, 2013
Category:  Ideation  Creation 
Entrepreneurs explain what medical device startups should avoid

A lively conversation has ensued over at the Medical Devices LinkedIn group in response to a member who posed the question: What are the three mistakes startups make that could act as advice for the industry moving forward?

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on August 19, 2013
Category:  Creation  Execution