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Israel mHealth Delegation Shows What’s Possible with Collaboration

Israel mHealth Delegation Shows What’s Possible with Collaboration »

Amir Eldad, Chairman of the Board for the New England Israel Business Council, leads a panel discussion at the Israel Digital Healthcare Delegation's recent Boston visit.  | Photo courtesy of NEIBC. Twelve leading Israeli mHealth startups visited Boston on May 19th as part of an Israel Digital Healthcare Delegation organized by…
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
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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…
Ask the Experts: Startup Advice

Ask the Experts: Startup Advice »

We all have great ideas about improving healthcare. But what does it take to actually implement these ideas - to turn them from a dose of midnight inspiration into a full-fledged, financially stable, investor-backed company? On April 23, 2015, four healthcare entrepreneurs will convene to answer exactly this question at Google's Cambridge headquarters. As part of…
NeuroLaunch to Expand to Boston

NeuroLaunch to Expand to Boston »

8 Apr, 2015
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In their first batch, Atlanta-based neuroscience accelerator NeuroLaunch mentored six companies, which have now raised more than $4 million collectively. "We hit our milestones," says Jordan Amadio, the co-founder of NeuroLaunch and a fourth year neurosurgery resident at Emory University School of Medicine. "We attracted the right kind of energy, mentors and investors." Now, Amadio…
Why Critical Validation is Crucial for Sustained Healthcare Growth

Why Critical Validation is Crucial for Sustained Healthcare Growth »

A startup founder pitches his idea at the 2014 Brigham Innovation Hub Shark Tank. For more blogs by members of the Brigham Innovation Hub, visit their website. The digital health market enjoyed record-breaking levels of funding in 2014. According to Rock Health, venture funding for digital health companies surpassed $4.1B, nearly…
How to Develop a Killer Patent Strategy

How to Develop a Killer Patent Strategy »

11 Dec, 2014
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Patent strategy can be a confusing but important part of growing your startup. Photo via flickr. Are you protecting your healthcare product so other companies don't copy it? Are you working to prevent potential competitors from introducing innovations that could compete with your product? We recently caught a session called “Develop a Killer Patent…
7 Innovative Startups at the New York Digital Health Accelerator’s Demo Day

7 Innovative Startups at the New York Digital Health Accelerator’s Demo Day »

Sense Health presents at the Demo Day. Photo provided. New York City is one of the largest healthcare markets in the country. With $150 billion in the market, $50 billion of which spent through the medicaid program, New York is in the process of a massive transformation in its delivery system.…
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…
Hacking Pediatrics 2.0: Kicking Innovation Up Another Notch

Hacking Pediatrics 2.0: Kicking Innovation Up Another Notch »

30 Sep, 2014
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Finalists present at last year's Hacking Pediatrics. Photo by Dr. Jennifer Joe. Last year, Michael Docktor, a Boston Children's Hospital physician, became obsessed with what was going on in the start-up and healthcare spaces. After watching Rock Health, Healthbox and other accelerators, he pitched the idea of running a Boston Children's accelerator.…

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