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Getting payer insights for reimbursement strategy
Ryan Amin
10/10/2013
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Scott Howell, head of patient access at Genentech, led a panel at a Life Science Ventures Summit hosted by the Kauffman Foundation on the topic of reimbursement strategies. Howell directed the panel, consisting of Christine Bunt, Danielle Zurovcik, Steve Rosenberg and Sean Duffy, on the sub-topic of payer insights.

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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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How to get your medical device accepted for use in hospitals
Ryan Amin
10/29/2013
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In healthcare innovation, fixing a problem is not enough for a product to become a standard in the industry.

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Is an accelerator the right path for you?
Ryan Amin
10/8/2013
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Accelerator programs can provide many perks to entrepreneurs. Two of the biggest rewards from an accelerator are networking and mentorship. However, not all startups choose to take the accelerator path. Elli Kaplan, co-founder and CEO of Neurotrack, feels her experience with Rock Health played a significant role.

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New eMed research report: H@cking Medicine
Ryan Amin
10/9/2013
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H@cking Medicine brings together entrepreneurs, engineers, clinicians, scientists and designers with the motivation to launch disruptive healthcare startups.

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New Kauffman site offers expert resources for entrepreneurs
Ryan Amin
10/16/2013
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The Kauffman Foundation has recently launched a new site called the Founders School. Healthcare entrepreneurs can use this site to discover new resources for common entrepreneurial problems.

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The first step to get funded
Ryan Amin
10/17/2013
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A Life Science Ventures Summit hosted by the Kauffman Foundation provided advice on funding strategies for diagnostic startups (0:42:17-0:48:05). Diana Kander of Kander Rigby led a panel with Una Ryan, Tito Serafini, Risa Stack, Zen Chu and Jill Carroll.

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The value of passion in your founding team
Ryan Amin
10/1/2013
Blog Resource
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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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What comes after the idea?
Ryan Amin
10/31/2013
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At a Life Science Ventures Summit hosted by the Kauffman Foundation, Huffington Post writer Jennifer Hill led a discussion focused on the players in entrepreneurship (0:11:57 – 0:14:52). The panel included Nick Franano, Avi Roop, Geoff Clapp and Sofie Qiao.

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Who are the right people for your team?
Ryan Amin
10/3/2013
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During a panel focused on the players in entrepreneurship, Huffington Post writer Jennifer Hill led a discussion on team building for startups (0:21:57 – 0:27:42). The panel at Life Science Ventures Summit included Nick Franano, Avi Roop, Geoff Clapp and Sofie Qiao.

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