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Vator Splash Health 2015 to be at Oakland Kaiser

Vator Splash Health is one of the best startup competitions and educational events, attracting super smart thought leaders in the tech industry. It’s an event that inspires. This is an event for entrepreneurs who want to learn how to innovate, raise money, and scale a company.

Google Funds $3 Million Singularity University Opportunity for Innovators

Singularity University announced a multi-million dollar agreement with Google breaking down barriers to technology innovations creating opportunities for a more diverse group of entrepreneurs from around the world.

One on One with a Designer – Designing Brain-Sensing Technology

“My background is neuroscience, design and psychotherapy. I was a practicing therapist. I would see person after person with anxiety, depression and the inability to manage their mental state. I started working in the research lab of Dr. Steve Mann, a professor at the University of…”

New England Venture Summit – Call for Entries

Submit your entry NOW! The New New England Venture Summit Top Innovator Showcase program is a paid presentation and demo opportunity designed for emerging growth companies looking to raise visibility amongst an audience of active VCs, Corporate VCs, Private Investors, Investment bankers, press, entrepreneurs, and corporate development officers.

Hottest IPO of the Year: Giving Legs To Previously Disabled

If you are looking for success in medical devices, ReWalk (RWLK) would be a good one to emulate. Today, ReWalk executives rang the opening bell at Nasdaq. Business press has crowned them Hottest IPO of the Year. In case your missed it: Marlborough, MA—June 26, 2014 — Exoskeleton leader ReWalk Robotics announced today that the U.S. […]

Connecting Consumers to Healthcare

“The consumer role in healthcare is changing from passive to active. Changes in the health care industry are arming consumers with more knowledge and better tools to be more engaged than ever in their health. These changes are shifting the power dynamics and economics of the industry.”

Produced by the research and industry analyst team at Parks Associates, the two day event delivered a powerful program for innovators everywhere. Here I highlight the points that heard that define this rapid growing section

Are You Ready for Some CES? You Have to Be If You Are in Consumer Health

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the largest event that ties technology to consumers in the US. Over the past 3 years, the section covering health, fitness, and health care has exploded. Everyone wants to have control of their own bodies and health. We are all looking for ways of monitoring, analyzing, and improving our health – whether it is through better communications with our doctors and medical support, our personal fitness, or …

Timelapse: Printing new ears with a 3D printer

Dutch researchers are working with the Burn Foundation to utilize 3D Printing to assist in the reconstruction of burn victims faces. Cartilage and other supportive tissue are being emulated by several biopolymers and proposed to be utilized in 3D printing to complete an ear.

SmartThings is Acquired by Samsung

A great stories of a successful startup, SmartThings is being acquired by Samsung. The internet of things is the next big thing. SmartThings started as a Kickstarter campaign in 2012, obtained $12.5million in funding November 2013 and now with the development of a smart lineup of connected consumer devices to smart phones, they hit the payday with a price tag of about $200 million, according to Re/code (citing anonymous sources).

Startups Get Help From A City

Take Your Startup to an Area that Grows New Businesses!
How long does it take a startup to succeed? How does a geo-center benefit from new business development? Where can an inventor or entrepreneur get their idea and business off the ground?
This city appears to have the answers. Under the roof of the 28,000 square foot ultra contemporary facility beats the energy of fresh ideas, business strategies, and young minds developing business solutions through innovative digital technology. Coupled with an advanced educational program in communications…