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A young healthcare business enjoying investment and growth in this economy? Yes, it’s true. And the test-making company shows no sign of stopping.
A former Time Warner CEO is headlining a major effort to bring more resources, financial and otherwise, to healthcare entrepreneurs.
California doesn't have a great reputation for business, but facts are facts, and those facts state that the Golden State is far and away the best place to launch a new business. Says who? Thousands of new startup employees.
In reducing high blood pressure, one Minnesota company is taking a different approach. Read more about how CVRx’s medical device works with the body’s blood-flow regulation system.
Medical device startups, and even established medical device makers, face many challenges today. Read more about what those in the industry consider to be the toughest challenges.
Three years ago, Jason Bhan, MD, a family practitioner, went into business with a cousin—Sundeep Bhan, a serial entrepreneur—and a friend, Destry Sulkes, also an MD. The three healthcare entrepreneurs founded Medivo, which developed tools to track symptoms, explain lab results, and provide personalized health information.
With the goal of revolutionizing cardiac MRI, Morpheus Medical has developed software that takes the process from three hours to about 20 minutes. The company was launched about a year and a half ago when entrepreneurs who wanted to use computational processing to help with the diagnosis of disease came together with radiologists from Stanford University to commercialize the product.
New York City has sort of been left out of the entrepreneurial business incubator dynamic. But not anymore. Several new business incubators, including one located smack in the middle of the Big Apple, just hung their "open for business" signs.
In biotech research, the gathering and analysis of data takes a great deal of time. With portable legal consent, Sage Bionetworks aims to reduce data collection time for researchers so they can make their discoveries earlier.
Dr. Todd O’Brien has additional challenges beyond those encountered by most startup life science CEOs. The 48-year-old podiatrist still sees patients even while developing his latest innovation: an electronic tuning fork for measuring diabetes-related nerve damage in people’s feet. He's also building his company in Orono, Maine - far from any major healthcare hub.
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