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eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship

Find out what this weeks eMed's 6 to follow entrepreneurs had to say.

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Chris Seper
on May 10, 2013
Category:  Execution 
The FDA’s med tech priorities – and what they mean for entrepreneurs

At the MedTech Investing Conference in Minneapolis on Wednesday, Dr. Jeffrey Shuren, director of the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health outlined the administration's key priorities related to the med tech industry.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on May 10, 2013
Category:  Execution 
Translational Medicine Alliance uncovers opportunities for life science entrepreneurs

Because significant funding is needed to develop new, innovative life science and digital health products and tools, fewer ideas are making the leap from research institutions to product development teams. This clash between the short-term, earnings-driven needs of the medical marketplace and the risky, lengthy, and capital-intensive process of bringing medical ideas to fruition is a major challenge facing modern medicine.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on May 09, 2013
Category:  Growth  Creation 
The state of the med tech venture industry

Medical devices have outperformed most other sectors in the venture industry from 2001 to last year. But a capital crunch remains.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on May 08, 2013
Category:  Creation 
At MedTech Investing Conference, "Med tech is alive and well"

"Med tech is alive and well, despite what we hear out there," Kevin Wasserstein, founder and principal at MentorCatalyst, told the attendees of today's MedTech Investing Conference.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on May 08, 2013
Category:  Creation 
How life science companies can find – and exploit – the needs of the marketplace

Dinu Sen, CEO of Amplyx Pharmaceuticals, offers tips on finding need in the sector, hiring, and determining whether working with an accelerator is right for your company.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on May 07, 2013
Category:  Growth 
Event Preview: MedTech Investing Conference

Medical technology innovators and investors from across the country will gather Wednesday in Minneapolis for the 12th annual MedTech Investing Conference. With panels on alternative funding models, maximizing ROI, and the FDA on the agenda, we asked conference co-chair Dennis Wahr, CEO of Holaira, what insights life science and digital health entrepreneurs can expect to take away from the event.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on May 06, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Event Preview: MedTech Investing Conference

Medical technology innovators and investors from across the country will gather Wednesday in Minneapolis for the 12th annual MedTech Investing Conference. With panels on alternative funding models, maximizing ROI, and the FDA on the agenda, we asked conference co-chair Dennis Wahr, CEO of Holaira, what insights life science and digital health entrepreneurs can expect to take away from the event.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on May 06, 2013
Category:  Creation 
eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship

Get helpful startup tips from this week's eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship.

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Chris Seper
on May 03, 2013
Category:  Ideation 
What the new age of health care means for life science entrepreneurs

David Ewing Duncan, director of the Center for Life Science Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, published an "old-fashioned call to arms and action plan for a new age of health care." The Personalized Health Manifesto was developed with the participation of about three dozen life science leaders in science, medicine, business, and more.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on May 02, 2013
Category:  Ideation  Creation