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May 2015

1.7 Million for Cardio Startups

By |May 29th, 2015|Adoption, Challenges, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Innovation, Open Innovation, Pharma, Projects, Showcases|

The 2015 American Heart Association Crowd Challenge broke all records for the 16 companies that made the finals on MedStartr. In just 31 days the finalists closed 14 deals valued at over 1.7 million dollars with some of the biggest names in Healthcare. Just like last year's winners, almost all the companies were pre-revenue when [...]

August 2014

A Cure for Adoption Deficiency Syndrome

By |August 2nd, 2014|About MedStartr, Adoption, Challenges, Crowds that Care, Global Health, Healthcare, Innovation, Innovator Physicians, Open Innovation, Partnerships, Pharma, Pilot, Startups|

The medical community has long suffered from a disease we are naming Adoption Deficiency Syndrome, or ADS.  It is characterized by an unwillingness to try new things despite evidence of potential benefit.  This pathology is rooted in an excess of caution, which, like we see in auto-immune diseases, is often a matter of a good [...]