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Healthcare IT on the verge of big things, StrataRx panelist says

At the third and final day of the 2013 StrataRx conference in Boston, innovators in healthcare and big data assessed a rapidly evolving landscape. One of the key topics discussed was the current state of “deal flow” at the intersection of healthcare, big data and information technology.

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Dan Emerson
on September 27, 2013
Category:  Ideation  Growth 
Big data, entrepreneurs key to improving quality and cost of U.S. healthcare

Data will drive many of the sweeping changes coming with the Affordable Care Act to the U.S. healthcare system. At the StrataRx conference in Boston this week, innovators in “big data” for healthcare assessed its role in bringing advances in personalized and predictive medicine, major cost savings and research that leads to new technologies.

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Dan Emerson
on September 26,2013
Category:  Execution  Ideation 
Creating a business model that works

Creating a successful business model is just a first step. The real work begins when the business model is tested and adapted for the real world. Read more for tips.

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Dan Emerson
on August 08, 2012
Partnering with foundations for clinical trials

Life science startups are finding partners lately in organizations that fight specific diseases. Read more about how these groups can help with financing and managing clinical trials.

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Dan Emerson
on August 07, 2012
Communicating with investors is a needed skill for company founders

Sharing information with investors is important at all stages of a company's growth. Read more about what investors want to hear.

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Dan Emerson
on August 01, 2012
Life science entrepreneurs Know your roles and your profit sharing

New healthcare business plans can go wrong if the life science company founders don't discuss how they'll split up proceeds and shares of the company. Read what the Kauffman Foundation and other leaders suggest for life science entrepreneurs.

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Dan Emerson
on July 31, 2012
Tips for entrepreneurs working with universities

Life science entrepreneurs are partnering with universities to bring new products to market. Read more for tips on working with universities.

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Dan Emerson
on July 27, 2012
Angel investors filling startup capital void

Angel investors and angel networks are becoming a growing source of early-stage investments for startups. Read about why angel investors are outpacing venture capitalists in early-stage investing.

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Dan Emerson
on July 18, 2012
Advice on hiring and building a great team

What makes a great team? Hiring employees who are smart and capable isn't enough. Read more for tips on what to look for when hiring employees for your startup.

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Dan Emerson
on July 17, 2012
Protecting IP portfolio is key for life science startups

Building and protecting an intellectual property portfolio for your life science startup is important not only for protecting an idea, but also for increasing your company's valuation. Read more for tips on intellectual property protection.

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Dan Emerson
on July 11, 2012