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Christina Hernandez Sherwood

Why entrepreneurs should get out of Silicon Valley

Based in San Francisco, the startup Augmedix is surrounded by entrepreneurially minded doctors, said co-founder and CEO Ian Shakil.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 21, 2014
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
Meet eMed Guest Editor Dominique Pahud

Dominique Pahud, a senior fellow in Research and Policy at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, will serve as eMed's guest editor for the next three weeks.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 17, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Definition: Value propositions

For each customer segment, you have a value proposition.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 15, 2014
Category:  Execution 
Fundraising in Digital Health

In this e-book, you'll gain insight on fundraising tactics from five digital health entrepreneurs.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 14, 2014
Category:  Creation 
How to use the process of elimination to find your best business model

As Alejandro Foung and his colleagues at the mental health startup Lantern worked on their business model, they found themselves using the process of elimination.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 14, 2014
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
What are market forces?

As one of the four building blocks of the Business Model Canvas to help you make your business more responsive to the outside world, the term "market forces" refers to everything related to the customer segments you've included in your business model.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 13, 2014
Category:  Growth 
Why entrepreneurs have to ‘kiss a lot of toads’

Kit Check, a startup that expedites the process of refilling hospital medication kits, went through its Series A round last year. Finding the right partner was paramount.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 07, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What are customer segments?

As one of nine building blocks of the Business Model Canvas, customer segments are the people and/or organizations for whom you're creating value.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 06, 2014
Category:  Growth 
Why startups should focus on growth, rather than revenue

As the chief operating officer of MolecularMatch, an online search platform that helps cancer patients find targeted drug therapies, Collin Brack said his goal is to grow the startup, rather than focus on revenue.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 30, 2014
Category:  Creation  Growth 
What are some best practices for developing a business model?

The first business model you create is likely to be a predictable one.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 29, 2014
Category:  Execution