Telehealth Experts Debunk Myths, Pinpoint Trends

Telehealth Experts Debunk Myths, Pinpoint Trends »

Panelists addressed factors holding back telehealth’s growth, stressed the importance of quality product and pinpointed exactly what could help tip the scale for widespread adoption.

New England Venture Capital Goes for Healthcare Gold at the 2015 NEVY Awards

New England Venture Capital Goes for Healthcare Gold at the 2015 NEVY Awards »

19 May, 2015
EventsUncategorized
Photo via @BetaBoston. The New England Venture Capital Awards took place on Wednesday night, May 13, 2015, at the House of Blues in Boston. The event’s theme, “Solid Gold,” featured gold-clad dancers, pounding club music, an open bar and an opportunity to see venture capitalists in their "natural habitats." Online pharmacy startup…
10 Quotable Moments from the World Medical Innovation Forum

10 Quotable Moments from the World Medical Innovation Forum »

Ann Romney, Global Ambassador for the Ann Romney Center for Neurological Diseases at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Nancy Synderman, Chief Medical Editor, NBC News. All photos via WMIF. The World Medical Innovation Forum (WMIF) took place last week from April 27 to 29, 2015 at the Westin Copley Place Boston…
10 Moments You Missed at MassBio’s Annual Meeting

10 Moments You Missed at MassBio’s Annual Meeting »

Barnstable High School students accept the 2014 Joshua Boger Innovative School of the Year Award at MassBio's annual meeting. All photos provided by MassBio photographers. The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council’s Annual Meeting, titled “The Business of Science,” took place on March 26 and 27, 2015 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge.…
The Jewish Venture Mentoring Service: Working Toward Zero Degrees of Separation

The Jewish Venture Mentoring Service: Working Toward Zero Degrees of Separation »

Rony Shapiro, founder of JVMS, meets with interested ventures. Photo provided. Continuing along with my series on incubators and accelerators, I've decided to include an unconventional new program called the Jewish Venture Mentoring Service in my lineup, otherwise known as JVMS, which may have flown under your radar. JVMS is a new…
Inside Techstars Boston: The Power of the Network Effect

Inside Techstars Boston: The Power of the Network Effect »

In my last piece, I introduced many incubators and accelerators from the Boston area, some more established and national, others newly founded and local. One national accelerator with inarguable success is Techstars. Techstars was founded in Boulder in 2006 by David Cohen, Brad Feld, David Brown, and Jared Polis. Their now-legendary success story began in 2007 with…
Startup Mentorship 101: Incubators vs. Accelerators

Startup Mentorship 101: Incubators vs. Accelerators »

A TechStars mentor speaks with a group of interested enterpreuners. Photo via TechStars. Massachusetts is home to the top five NIH-funded research hospitals in the United States and one-fifth of the nation’s biotech venture capital investment, making it one of the most important life sciences clusters in the world. It’s no…
Patient Advocacy Takes the Stage at MassBio’s Inaugural Summit

Patient Advocacy Takes the Stage at MassBio’s Inaugural Summit »

20 Nov, 2014
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David Meeker moderates a panel at MassBio's Patient Advocacy Summit. Photo by Sean Browne/Sean Browne Photography. The first annual Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio) Patient Advocacy Summit was held on Monday, November 10, 2014 at the Genzyme Center in Cambridge. The sold-out Summit, titled “Live & Breathe: Building a Patient-Centered Biotech,” featured…

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