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Health IT offers large opportunity, says Lux Capital’s Foster
Weintraub Arlene
5/12/2011
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Health IT, innovation and business models are some of the topics addressed in this Q&A session with Richard Foster, a new partner at venture capital firm Lux Capital. Read more for his views on the future of health IT and his advice for new entrepreneurs.

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Daschle gives his take on healthcare reform legislation
Vinluan Frank
5/13/2011
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Former U.S. Senator Tom Daschle gives his viewpoint on healthcare reform legislation and the obstacles ahead. Read more to learn about the legal, administrative and regulatory challenges ahead as a result of this major legislation.

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Pharma reps changing how they sell
Vinluan Frank
9/19/2011
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Pharma reps at GSK are selling their products in a new way. The emphasis is more on communicating a drug's benefits and risks than trying to sell as much as possible. Read more about this change in approach to sales.

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Who's the Steve Jobs of healthcare? It's innovators who "think different"
Vinluan Frank
10/21/2011
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Does the healthcare business have its own Steve Jobs? Maybe not, but instead there are many individuals and companies doing innovative biotech research.

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Why entrepreneurs shouldn't shy away from sharing their company’s vision
Christina Sherwood
3/26/2013
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Don’t be shy about talking up your company’s mission, says one entrepreneur. “I spend a lot of my time talking to people about what we’re doing. The more you talk about it, the more people will come to you.”

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BioCurious: Bio-hacker space cofounder on funding and regulatory issues
Christina Sherwood
4/9/2013
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BioCurious is a Silicon Valley bio-hacker space with a dual mission: community education and work with entrepreneurs. Cofounder Raymond McCauley, who is also chair of biotechnology at Singularity University, said BioCurious provides lab space, equipment and a community for entrepreneurs.

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LUMO: Co-founder shares tips on seeking feedback and using networks
Christina Sherwood
4/2/2013
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LUMOback is the first product by LUMO, a Palo Alto-based company founded by three entrepreneurs – including one who suffered back problems for years. Charles Wang, co-founder and CMO, shared what he’s learned since the company’s launch in 2011 and the product’s release last year.

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Ginger.io: Why entrepreneurs should be patient and get creative with partnerships
Christina Sherwood
4/30/2013
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The team at Ginger.io learned early to balance the quick pace of a startup with many partners’ slower processes.

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How entrepreneurs can get the most out of the web
Christina Sherwood
4/23/2013
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How entrepreneurs can use online networking and web resources to give them a competitive advantage.

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Weekly Wisdom from Kauffman: The role of academia in drug development
Christina Sherwood
4/4/2013
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A Kauffman Foundation town hall meeting explored how the government, nonprofits and academic institutions could help enhance drug development and bring more effective drugs to market.

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