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Kauffman Foundation Postdoctoral Entrepreneur Awards recognize entrepreneurship excellence

Two entrepreneurs will be recognized by the National Postdoctoral Association and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation at the NPA's annual meeting tomorrow in San Francisco. Read more about the accomplishments of this year's 2012 Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Outstanding Postdoctoral Entrepreneur and 2012 Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Emerging Postdoctoral Entrepreneur.

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Posted by: Kauffman Foundation
on March 15, 2012
Getting the most out of a meeting with the FDA

A meeting with the FDA can be hard to get, so it's important to make the most of it. Read more for tips on how medical device startups can maximize their time with the FDA.

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Posted by: Frank Vinluan
on March 14, 2012
Finding a cofounder for your healthcare business

Starting a healthcare business is easier with a partner who has the skills you lack. Read more for tips on what to remember when looking for a co-founder.

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Posted by: Veronica Combs
on March 13, 2012
Entrepreneurs can expect some negativity remorse when selling a small business

For an entrepreneur, selling a small business can be a stressful time. Here's what to expect, including disapproval from others and seller's remorse.

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Posted by: Deanna Pogorelc
on March 08, 2012
Could the FDA Delay efficacy test to speed devices to market

Medical devices could get to market faster if regulators didn't have to test for both safety and efficacy of new devices. Read more about how the use of post-market studies could bring new therapies to patients more quickly.

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Posted by: Healing Innovation
on March 07, 2012
Five sales strategies medical device startups should avoid

Some medical device sales strategies that worked in the past are not recommended now. Read more for alternatives to boost sales for medical device startups.

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Posted by: Arundhati Parmar
on March 06, 2012
Six business plan mistakes that will irk venture capitalists

Read advice from a venture capitalist on how to write a business plan and avoid common mistakes in a medical business plan.

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Posted by: Deanna Pogorelc
on March 01, 2012
Life science CEOs lose sleep over next hurdle strategic thinking

Life science entrepreneurs give insight into what they are made of by answering one question. Read more about what keeps life science CEOs up at night.

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Posted by: Chris Seper
on February 29, 2012
Is the biotech valley of death nothing more than supply and demand

Young biotech companies sometimes face a valley of death in funding, but a venture capital researcher is challenging that idea. Read more about the early stage funding valley of death.

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Posted by: Brandon Glenn
on February 28, 2012
Could your new healthcare business benefit from convertible debt

Convertible debt is a fundraising mechanism used in any stage of a new healthcare business, but it may be especially appealing in the early stages.

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Posted by: Deanna Pogorelc
on February 23, 2012