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Why it's the best time in history to be a healthcare entrepreneur
Zen Chu
2/20/2014
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Now is the best time in the history of the world to be a healthcare entrepreneur, and those with fresh eyes on healthcare problems -- young health professionals along with patients, engineers, designers and entrepreneurs -- are able to make large and rapid clinical impact.

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Meet eMed Guest Editor Zen Chu
Christina Sherwood
2/20/2014
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We've handed the keys of eMed over to Zen Chu and the team at H@cking Medicine.

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Definition: Reimbursement
Christina Sherwood
2/19/2014
Blog Resource
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Reimbursement refers to how healthcare providers, including healthcare entrepreneurs and startups, are paid for their product or service.

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How healthcare entrepreneurs can partner up for better access
Christina Sherwood
2/18/2014
Blog Resource
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It's the classic catch-22 for a healthcare entrepreneur: Her company is small until she lands a big client, but she has trouble accessing a big client as a small company.

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What is non-dilutive capital?
Christina Sherwood
2/17/2014
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Non-dilutive capital is money an entrepreneur receives that does not affect the ownership of the company.

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What is non-dilutive capital?
Christina Sherwood
2/17/2014
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Non-dilutive capital is money an entrepreneur receives that does not affect the ownership of the company.

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Definition: Private equity
Christina Sherwood
2/12/2014
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Private equity is investment capital in a startup that is not quoted on a public stock exchange.

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Surprising advice on applying for government funding
Christina Sherwood
2/11/2014
Blog Resource
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Somnarus, a healthcare IT company that created a medical device for sleep apnea diagnostics, took a detour on the road to funding the business, said founder and CEO Maria A. Merchant.

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What is dilutive capital?
Christina Sherwood
2/10/2014
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Dilutive capital is an investment that adds shares to your company, decreasing the amount other owners hold in the business.

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Definition: Venture capital
Christina Sherwood
2/5/2014
Blog Resource
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Venture capital is an important type of financing for early-stage healthcare entrepreneurs and high-growth startups.

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