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What startups can learn from entrepreneurial communities

The Kauffman Foundation's new multimedia channel, ID8 Nation, spotlights entrepreneurial communities throughout the country. The first featured city, Pittsburgh, transformed its economy through entrepreneurship and now hosts a number of diverse startups.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 11, 2013
Category:  Ideation  Creation 
5 tips for a successful partnership in HIT

Growth through strategic collaborations has fueled the expansion of many a company involved in the health care space such as Intermountain Healthcare System and McKesson to add new technologies and markets relatively rapidly. The forms these partnerships take vary according to need and size. Although frequently between smaller and larger companies, it can also be a partnership of equals. It can be particularly useful for small; growing companies to validate their products and give them broader market exposure. On the other hand, if there's a fundamental difference in goals by the companies in the partnership or the customers isn't happy with the agreement in practice, it could all go pear shaped, especially for the smaller companies.

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on July 10, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Insights for entrepreneurs from MedCity CONVERGE

MedCity CONVERGE, a national summit on healthcare innovation, kicked off Tuesday in Philadelphia with insights from pharma, insurance, health systems, and more.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 10, 2013
Category:  Creation  Execution  Growth  Ideation 
How life science and digital health companies can find crowd funding success

Misfit Wearables founder and CEO Sonny Vu shared his insights on crowd funding success, being lean while producing hardware, and building a great team and company culture.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 09, 2013
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
Take note of lessons learned from life science CEOs

There are some lessons that no amount of reading can teach an entrepreneur. Sometimes, you just have to learn by doing.

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on July 8, 2013
Category:  Execution 
eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship

Check out eMed's 6 to follow this week

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Posted by: Chris Seper
on July 5, 2013
Category:  Creation  Growth  Execution  Ideation 
Event Preview: MedCity CONVERGE

MedCity CONVERGE, a national, executive-level summit in Philadelphia next week, will bring together decision-makers and stakeholders to provide a glimpse at the future of medical innovation and the opportunities and challenges facing the industry.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 05, 2013
Category:  Creation  Execution  Growth 
Free Kauffman ebook on immigrant entrepreneurs

Through July 22, the Kauffman Foundation is offering a free ebook on immigrant entrepreneurs -- and how current policies affect this important economic force.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 04, 2013
Category:  Ideation 
Experienced criticisms from 6 successful entrepreneurs

Sure, curmudgeons are good in theory, but can critics improve a company? I figured it was an idea worth exploring. Here's what seven entrepreneurs learned from their biggest critics. Share your insights from grumps in the comments.

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Posted by: MedCityNews .com
on July 3, 2013
Category:  Execution  Growth  Creation  Ideation 
Doctor.com founder on why you should hire from the competition

Doctor.com founder and president shares insights on slow fundraising, hiring from the competition, and impressing at every presentation.

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Posted by: Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on July 02, 2013
Category:  Creation  Growth