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eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship
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Posted by: Chris Seper
on July 19, 2013
Category:  Creation  Growth  Execution  Ideation 
Three healthcare entrepreneurs share their stories at MedCity CONVERGE

At MedCity CONVERGE, a national, executive-level summit on healthcare innovation in Philadelphia last week, the program featured opportunities for life science and digital health entrepreneurs to share their lessons from the field. Here are three of their stories.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 18, 2013
Category:  Ideation 
How -- and where -- to create a company that matters

Despite an economy in flux, the pace at which the United States produces $100 million companies has been stable over the past two decades, according to a new Kauffman paper. But the locations and sectors in which those companies are created are changing.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 18, 2013
Category:  Ideation  Growth 
Successful speech tips for life science entrepreneurs

I still remember how red-face frustrated one of my seed investors was after hearing my pitch to another investor in Month One of the business. "It's a process," he repeatedly said out loud - and I am pretty sure he was talking to himself.

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on July 17, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Why entrepreneurs must strike a balance between passion and objectivity (video)

eMed caught up with the Orpyx co-founder and CEO last week at MedCity CONVERGE to get her insights on approaching heavy hitters, finding employees who will thrive, and striking the balance between passion and objectivity.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 16, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Pitch strategy questions answered by 3 VCs

That's one of the predicaments entrepreneurs face when they go into a meeting with a potential VC investor. What information should be included in a pitch deck? What questions should founders be prepared to answer? What aspects of the business don't investors need to know about when they're considering an investment?

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on July 15, 2013
Category:  Creation  Execution 
New opportunities for entrepreneurs from MedCity CONVERGE

At MedCity CONVERGE, a national, executive-level summit on healthcare innovation in Philadelphia last week, stakeholders from the business community, government, and health insurers provided a glimpse into new opportunities for life science and digital health entrepreneurs.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 15, 2013
Category:  Execution  Creation  Ideation 
eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship
Many things can make you a better entrepreneur. But here's one that certainly helps: networking. So every week eMed is going to highlight some healthcare and life science entrepreneurs on twitter you should consider following. This is not an endorsement, but an encouragement. Entrepreneurship is better when everyone joins the conversation. So please join us by following @emedcommunity and participating on eMed at Entrepreneurship.org [More]
Posted by: Chris Seper
on July 12, 2013
Category:  Creation  Growth  Execution  Ideation 
Access for entrepreneurs: An interview with Dominique Pahud (video)

At MedCity CONVERGE, a national, executive-level summit on healthcare innovation in Philadelphia this week, eMed sat down with the Kauffman Foundation's Dominique Pahud to discuss access for entrepreneurs.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 12, 2013
Category:  Execution 
New eMed research report: Interaction Design

Life science and digital health entrepreneurs -- and their companies -- can benefit from using the techniques of interaction design.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 11, 2013
Category:  Ideation