/Courtney Berkholtz

About Courtney Berkholtz

Courtney Berkholtz, Ph.D. is one of our Founding team members, blogs, helps projects achieve liftoff, write, and all around does everything. Courtney earned her Doctorate in tissue engineering and a Masters in Government and Business Administration and has relevant experience in Consulting, Research, Strategic Management, Digital Media and Marketing. Early on in her Doctorate, Courtney realized that she was not a bench scientist, but loved forming stories from data sources. At MedStartr she finds a perfect fit for this passion, helping clients tell their story in words and on video. She is inspired to bring her skills and experience to build beautiful projects that contribute to improving the healthcare landscape. Courtney is an Ironman triathlete and and avid marathoner in her spare time, making her the perfect leader for our Health and Fitness projects!

March 2013

Preparing for Success

By |March 23rd, 2013|CrowdCamp, Crowdfunding, How To, Projects|

I am a scientist at heart. The scientific method and I have had a great relationship, so when a scientist like Louis Pasteur says: "FORTUNE FAVORS THE PREPARED MIND," I tend to listen. Prepare. Prepare. Prepare. Preparing yourself and your project for crowdfunding will create a formidable foundation for your success, just like having a [...]

February 2013

The Big Finish: Top Ten Things You Should Do When Your Crowdfunding Campaign is Coming to a Close

By |February 23rd, 2013|CrowdCamp, Crowdfunding, How To, Manage Your Campaign, Projects|

A Big Finish to a campaign can add that last 70% of your funding, especially if you have already achieved significant traction.  You now have critical mass and you are ready for a nice big finish that is the sweet spot for most successful campaigns. Finishing off your campaign strong can only lead to great [...]

Make That Killer Video

By |February 18th, 2013|CrowdCamp, Crowdfunding, How To, Projects, Video School|

Did you know that YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world? Or that projects with videos are more than twice as likely to be successful? So, how important do you think your video is now? I am going to go cliche here and mention that a picture is worth a thousand words! Videos [...]