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Data is key to bringing down healthcare cost curve, says new Kauffman report
Pogorelc Deanna
4/23/2012
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Data sharing can bring down healthcare costs, says a new Kauffman Foundation report. Read about open access to medical data.

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Definition: Angel investor
Christina Sherwood
2/26/2014
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Angel investors are wealthy individuals who are often former entrepreneurs.

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Definition: Bootstrapping
Christina Sherwood
3/12/2014
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Bootstrapping refers to sustaining a business through personal investment and without external help.

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Definition: Intellectual Property
Christina Sherwood
1/29/2014
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Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind. For a startup, IP likely refers to a particular product.

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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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