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One on One with a Venture Capital Partner – Investing in Healthcare

We met with Skip Fleshman, Partner at Asset Management Ventures at the Connected Health Symposium in San Diego. We asked him about trends in venture capital funding. Here is our interview..

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).

8 Tips for “Second Career” Healthcare Entrepreneurs, Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we covered some important first steps to take as you embark on your second career: your foray into healthcare entrepreneurship. What are some of the other critical things you should do to set yourself up for success as you launch your new venture? However, launching any startup involves risk, no matter how sure you feel about your idea’s viability, so ensuring that you have a solid runway…

8 Tips for “Second Career” Healthcare Entrepreneurs, Part 1

So you’re thinking about becoming an entrepreneur after a career in healthcare, but don’t know quite where to begin?  Here are the first 4 of 8 solid tips to get you on your way – but first, a bit of context-setting… You’re not alone!  According to a survey done by Monster.com and Millennial Branding, 45% […]