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2011

Regenerative medicine makes progress but still struggles to attract investors

Regenerative medicine has come a long way in recent years, leading some venture capitalists to consider investing in it. The roadblock to investing in this field is not a lack of funds, but rather a lack of a clear explanation of regenerative medicine's commercial applications, says one former venture capitalist.

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Frank Vinluan
on October 12, 2011
Innovating in a post crash world

If this really is the "new abnormal," entrepreneurs have to change their ways. In a profession where "adapt or die" isn't just a motto, change isn’t a luxury - it's a necessity.

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Brian O'Connell
on October 11, 2011
Health IT tips for cloud computing

Cloud computing is becoming more popular with companies, including those in health IT. Here are some tips to keep in mind before signing with a cloud vendor.

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Frank Vinluan
on October 10, 2011
New NIH program trains tomorrows healthcare researchers

Making new medical discoveries is the lifeblood of the healthcare startup world. That's why the National Institutes of Health wants to lend a hand with a new training program for tomorrow's research geniuses.

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Brian O'Connell
on October 07, 2011
Five tips for securing angel investments

Landing an angel investment takes a special approach. Learn from the advice of those who've tried and succeeded at lining up angel investors for their healthcare businesses.

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Brandon Glenn
on October 05, 2011
Looking to expand overseas Learn from a leading venture capitalist

Going global is on the wish list of many U.S. entrepreneurs, especially given the sour American economy. But how to go about it? One leading venture capitalist offers some clues.

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Brian O'Connell
on October 04, 2011
A medtech startup owners musthave traits

Owners of medical device startups who have certain traits may have more success than others. Here is a list of the successful medtech CEO's needed traits.

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Amy Siegel
on October 03, 2011
Saving time by outsourcing the interview process

Leave it to a Harvard Business School graduate to come up with a great idea for healthcare entrepreneurs. It's a service that pre-screens job candidates via video using your questions so you don't have to.

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Brian O'Connell
on September 30, 2011
Small business growth by color and category

Growing your healthcare business can be done by paying attention to four categories, according to a finance professor's book of advice. Read more about how the categories, or colors, can be used to form a growth strategy.

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Brian O'Connell
on September 29, 2011
Healthcare innovators challenges discussed at Medtech Vision healthcare conference

Being in the healthcare business is getting tougher when it comes to bringing innovative products to market. A recent conference included discussions about some of the challenges that medical innovators are facing today.

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Lisa Suennen
on September 28, 2011