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Have a long-term plan that is clear for investors
Ryan Amin
10/24/2013
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Kim Popovits, CEO of Genomic Health Inc., gave the keynote speech at a Life Science Ventures Summit hosted by the Kauffman Foundation. Popovits shared her personal experiences as examples during her speech, and a major focus was on developing a proper business model to gain the right investments (17:50-21:26).

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A better way to design and test business models
Ryan Amin
10/21/2013
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Getting healthcare innovation ideas off the ground is not easy in this mostly conservative industry. Having a proper business model can help startups to keep pushing forward and being more efficient with their time and effort. The video series called “From Idea to Business” offers strategies, things to avoid and step-by-step examples for entrepreneurs throughout the series.

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H@cking Medicine: Gathering bright minds to create startups
Levesque Jane
10/7/2013
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When Julien Pham, MD, attended his first H@cking Medicine event, the Boston collaborative’s second hackathon, he was smitten with the way entrepreneurs, clinicians and engineers worked in tandem for a common cause. “I fell in love with this mindset of getting people who are completely different in terms of their training to come together to solve a problem,” said Pham, a kidney specialist and junior faculty at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship
Ryan Amin
10/4/2013
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See who made the list this week for eMed's 6 to follow

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The value of passion in your founding team
Ryan Amin
10/1/2013
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Some entrepreneurs have compared co-founding a startup to being married with a child. It takes teamwork, passion and focus on the goal as a whole, according to Owlet’s Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer Jordan Monroe.

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7 fast tips for early-stage startups searching for angel funding
9/30/2013
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Why pay attention to animal health
Lesa Mitchell
9/25/2013
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I am often asked about collaborations across disciplines and whether these result in real economic impact. I was recently reminded of not only how powerful this work can be but that it takes time to bloom.

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How to test the strength of your business model
Ryan Amin
9/19/2013
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Entrepreneur and business model innovator Alexander Osterwalder led a business model discussion at a Life Science Ventures Summit hosted by the Kauffman Foundation.

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9 strategies for entrepreneurs working with angel investors
9/11/2013
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Making of a successful entrepreneur
Ryan Amin
9/5/2013
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The Anatomy of an Entrepreneur provides insights into motivation, education and family history of startup founders. The research also shares views of those founders on determining success of new companies.

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