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Healthcare startup investing rose in Midwest last year

Venture capital investment in healthcare startups increased last year in the Midwest, but the dollar amount raised lags behind earlier years. Read more about the state of venture capital investing in healthcare startups.

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Brandon Glenn
on January 31, 2012
Balance expertise crucial in forming a board of directors

Having a balanced and knowledgeable board of directors is crucial for new healthcare businesses. Here's advice on forming a board of directors.

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Deanna Pogorelc
on January 26, 2012
Business models shift as health goes digital

As digital health grows, healthcare business models are changing too. Read about healthcare business plans for digital health companies.

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Deanna Pogorelc
on January 25, 2012
Filling the gap in funding for startup life science companies

When it comes to funding for life science companies, it isn't a matter of angel investing versus venture capital. Read about funding sources for startups.

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Deanna Pogorelc
on January 24, 2012
Entrepreneurs tips for designing successful new health apps or devices

At the 2012 Health Innovation Summit, entrepreneurs offered advice to medical companies for designing successful new health apps and devices.

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Deanna Pogorelc
on January 20, 2012
Taking the first steps toward FDA approval for your innovative medical device

Before you create a medical device prototype, you should know which form of FDA approval it will need. Read about the FDA approval process.

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Deanna Pogorelc
on January 19, 2012
Tips for life science entrepreneurs on making great speeches

Leaders of biotech companies and other life science businesses need to keep their speeches focused and light on the science. Read more about this and other tips for giving great speeches to investors or anyone else.

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Chris Seper
on January 18, 2012
Is locavesting the next logical step for small business financing

Local investing could be the answer to the problem of dealing with big banks and the way they do business. Read more about this funding alternative for startups.

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Brian O'Connell
on January 17, 2012
Tips on selling mobile health devices when buyers fear theft

Selling mobile health devices can be a challenge when your customers are afraid their devices could be stolen. Read more about what to ask during the sales process.

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Stephanie Baum
on January 16, 2012
Healthcare venture capital ended 2011 with five quarter high

Healthcare investing saw a five-quarter high at the end of 2011, with medical devices getting the largest number of deals. Read more about the state of healthcare venture capital today.

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Brandon Glenn
on January 13, 2012