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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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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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Definition: Clinical trials
Christina Sherwood
3/5/2014
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Clinical trials are research studies to test the effectiveness of new medical approaches in people.

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What are the open APIs available to access medical data?
Zen Chu
3/3/2014
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The term "open API" refers to technologies that allow two different computers to talk to each other. Healthcare entrepreneurs can use open APIs to access medical data that will help them develop their product or service.

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Definition: Angel investor
Christina Sherwood
2/26/2014
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Angel investors are wealthy individuals who are often former entrepreneurs.

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How to host a H@cking Medicine hackathon
Zen Chu
2/26/2014
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We'd like to see the H@cking Medicine mission -- connecting healthcare experts with outsiders to attack big problems and create noble businesses -- replicated on a large scale.

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