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Ginger.io: Co-founder offers insights on partnerships and building momentum

Described as a "check engine light" for health, the Ginger.io platform culls smartphone data, such as movement patterns and screen time, to develop health insights. After the co-founders met in 2010, the team participated in the TechStars accelerator in Boston.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on April 30, 2013
Category:  Growth 
eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship

Learn about eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship this week.

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Posted by: Chris Seper
on April 26, 2013
Category:  Growth 
Weekly Wisdom from Kauffman: Lessons in innovation from China and India

Thanks to the movement of research and development to China and India, scientists there are quickly developing the ability to innovate and create their own intellectual property, according to a Kauffman Foundation study.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on April 25, 2013
Category:  Creation  Execution 
Paul Sonnier: Founder of LinkedIn’s 17,000-member Digital Health group

As head of digital health strategy for the consulting firm Popper and Company, Paul Sonnier helps entrepreneurs develop and commercialize their products. He’s also a mentor for the accelerator Blueprint Health and founder of the Digital Health group on LinkedIn, which boasts nearly 17,000 members.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on April 23, 2013
Category:  Creation 
eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship
Find out who we are highlighting in this week's eMed's 6 entrepreneurs to follow on twitter. [More]
Posted by: Chris Seper
on 4/19/2013
Category:  Ideation 
Weekly Wisdom from Kauffman: The 'friendliest' places to start your company

The Silicon Valley might not be the "friendliest" place to start your life science or digital health company. A small business survey released this month by the Kauffman Foundation and Thumbtack.com gave Austin, Virginia Beach, and Houston top honors as the friendliest cities for small businesses.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on April 18, 2013
Category:  Execution 
Cellanyx Diagnostics: CEO shares tips from the startup trenches

It hasn’t been a year since the Cellanyx Diagnostics team spun out their technology from Columbia University. But, halfway to raising $1 million worth of seed funding for the company, CEO Ashok Chander can already share tips from the trenches.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on April 16, 2013
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
Dominique's Desk: Entrepreneurial Learning Centers

When I talk to life science and digital health entrepreneurs, their motivation to make an impact is clear. But the biggest hurdle they face – once they have a product or tool of value – is to get their innovation into the hands of doctors, patients, and other stakeholders.

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Posted by: Dominique Pahud
on April 15, 2013
Category:  Growth 
eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship
  Join the conversation this week with eMed's entrepreneurs to follow on twitter. [More]
Posted by: Chris Seper
on 4/12/03
Category:  Creation 
Weekly Wisdom from Kauffman: What the ‘cost disease’ means for entrepreneurs

It’s well known -- and deeply concerning -- that the cost of health care in the United States is exploding. A Kauffman Foundation-funded book, The Cost Disease: Why Computers Get Cheaper and Health Care Doesn't, explores the cause of this problem and provides an explanation.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on April 11, 2013
Category:  Execution