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In a venture funding climate seeking large returns, thousands of potentially successful entrepreneurial startups can't get the financing they need to make a difference in the economy and in the culture. The problem isn't a new one, but it is a damaging one.
The most promising incubators for young healthcare entrepreneurs are U.S. colleges and universities. Case in point? Wake Forest and its “Business Elevator” competition.
Sharing information with investors is important at all stages of a company's growth. Read more about what investors want to hear.
Convertible debt is a fundraising mechanism used in any stage of a new healthcare business, but it may be especially appealing in the early stages.
It's more than possible these days to raise capital in small doses, but such funding techniques mean entrepreneurs must know what these investors want to see before they write a check. As Congress formalizes a sweeping crowd funding bill, it's time to get your ducks in a row.
A term sheet is a complex legal document, but it's important for entrepreneurs to understand these four points when closing deals with investors.
Investments in digital health are on the rise this year, both in terms of the amount of dollars invested and the number of companies getting investment deals. Read more about this trend.
Healthcare entrepreneurs looking for a unique but effective route to financing should consider innovation parks.
Early stage company entrepreneurs have been warned about a "valley of death" for funding. Read about whether it's real or just a myth.
These entrepreneur venture funding conferences can fill your financial coffers – but only if you’re there.
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