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Photos from Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest
Christina Sherwood
3/18/2014
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If you missed Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest -- or just want to relive the whirlwind weekend -- check out our slideshow.

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The key to raising funds from friends and family alone
Christina Sherwood
3/18/2014
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Blain Tomlinson, the CEO of Walkjoy, has vowed to largely eschew venture capital funding for his company.

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What is crowdfunding?
Christina Sherwood
3/17/2014
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Crowdfunding lets entrepreneurs present their ideas to a large number of potential investors who can help startups reach their funding goals.

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Checklists for collaboration in innovation
Nicola Parry
3/15/2014
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On day two of Healthcare's Grand Hackfest: Idea to Breakthrough Innovation in One Weekend, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, keynote speaker David Clifford discussed the importance of thinking ahead in the innovation process.

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Insights for innovators from a payer perspective at Healthcare's Grand Hackfest
Nicola Parry
3/15/2014
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At Healthcare's Grand Hackfest: Idea to Breakthrough Innovation in One Weekend, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, day two of the program began with presentations from a panel of keynote speakers who shared some words of wisdom for innovators in the group.

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Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest starts now
Zen Chu
3/14/2014
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Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest, a collaboration between the Kauffman Foundation and MIT's H@cking Medicine, kicks off tonight in Boston.

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Definition: Bootstrapping
Christina Sherwood
3/12/2014
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Bootstrapping refers to sustaining a business through personal investment and without external help.

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Why healthcare entrepreneurs shouldn’t get caught up in features
Christina Sherwood
3/11/2014
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Hermes IQ is a healthcare IT company that creates software to manage clinical information. Like many other healthcare startups, regulatory strategy has been a major issue for the company.

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What are the different tech accelerators vs. health tech accelerators?
Zen Chu
3/10/2014
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Accelerators are organizations that support entrepreneurs and their startups.

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How open innovation can overcome the complexity of healthcare entrepreneurship
Zen Chu
3/7/2014
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Physician-inventors often spend the majority of their time secretly gathering data for a clinical paper or patent filing, convinced they have a billion-dollar idea and reticent to discuss it publicly. But the reality is that most inventions fail to address clinical efficacy.

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