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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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Definition: Reimbursement
Christina Sherwood
2/19/2014
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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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Definition: SBIR
Christina Sherwood
1/22/2014
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The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program encourages U.S.-based small businesses to engage in research and development.

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Definition: Seed capital
Christina Sherwood
3/19/2014
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Seed capital is the initial funding used by an entrepreneur to launch their startup.

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Definition: Total addressable market
Christina Sherwood
3/26/2014
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Total addressable market, or TAM, refers to the universe of revenue opportunities for a product or service.

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Definition: Venture capital
Christina Sherwood
2/5/2014
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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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Don’t wait for the perfect team to start your company
Christina Sherwood
8/27/2013
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Jake Halpert, CEO of Lucidity Health, agrees with the conventional wisdom that the team is the most important aspect of an early-stage business. But, he added, an entrepreneur shouldn't wait for the perfect team to start his company.

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Effects of healthcare reform repeal likely minimal
Fisher Dr Westby G
6/20/2011
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Even if legal attempts to derail the US healthcare reform bill were successful, it wouldn’t really matter.

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Embrace capitalism, says Whole Foods CEO
OConnell Brian
6/6/2011
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In the classic sense, Whole Foods isn’t a traditional company, nor a conventional one. But maybe that’s why it’s so successful, CEO John Mackey says.

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Event Preview: MedTech Investing Conference
Christina Sherwood
5/6/2013
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Medical technology innovators and investors from across the country will gather Wednesday in Minneapolis for the 12th annual MedTech Investing Conference. With panels on alternative funding models, maximizing ROI, and the FDA on the agenda, we asked conference co-chair Dennis Wahr, CEO of Holaira, what insights life science and digital health entrepreneurs can expect to take away from the event.

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