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Entrepreneurs' tips for designing successful new health apps or devices
Pogorelc Deanna
1/20/2012
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At the 2012 Health Innovation Summit, entrepreneurs offered advice to medical companies for designing successful new health apps and devices.

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Filling the gap in funding for startup life science companies
Pogorelc Deanna
1/24/2012
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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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Business models shift as health goes digital
Pogorelc Deanna
1/25/2012
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As digital health grows, healthcare business models are changing too. Read about healthcare business plans for digital health companies.

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Balance, expertise crucial in forming a board of directors
Pogorelc Deanna
1/26/2012
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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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For medical device companies, social media is not the best marketing tool
Parmar Arundhati
2/1/2012
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Medical device startups are advised to avoid using the popular social media sites for marketing. Read more about better marketing choices for medical devices.

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Growing your healthcare business by creating an internship program
Pogorelc Deanna
2/2/2012
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Building a workforce for a healthcare business can be tough for entrepreneurs on a tight budget. Read about creating an internship program in a small business.

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FDA medical device user fees to double
Parmar Arundhati
2/8/2012
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FDA medical device user fees will more than double during the next five years. Read more about why the FDA is increasing its fees.

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Early stage funding: Is the "valley of death" real?
Glenn Brandon
2/14/2012
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Early stage company entrepreneurs have been warned about a "valley of death" for funding. Read about whether it's real or just a myth.

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Getting a CE Mark could get tougher
Parmar Arundhati
2/22/2012
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Getting a CE Mark in Europe has allowed American medical device makers to commercialize quickly before getting U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval to sell medical devices domestically. Read about how the less stringent European regulation methods are now being questioned.

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Could your new healthcare business benefit from convertible debt?
Pogorelc Deanna
2/23/2012
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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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