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September 2013

Open Season for Funding Healthcare Startups

By |September 27th, 2013|About MedStartr, Crowds that Care, Entrepreneurship, Equity Crowdfunding, Funding, Get Funded, Healthcare, MedFundr, Projects, Startups|

Did you ever wonder why you never see billboards and infomercials selling stocks?  For over 80 years since the Great Depression, there has been a ban on the general solicitation of private equities.  Yesterday, that ban was lifted as Title II of the JOBS act was allowed to go forward by the SEC and already [...]

August 2013

We Have a Winner!

By |August 9th, 2013|Challenges, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Innovator Physicians, Open Innovation|

Originally published by Adam Wong / Management and Program Analyst, ONC on HealthIT.gov Drum roll please! The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the National Cancer Institute congratulates Dr. Michelle Longmire and the Medable.com  team for winning the Crowds Care for Cancer Challenge with their submission Together. The challenge asked app developers to create new tools to help survivors manage their [...]

July 2013

Do I Really Need a Business Plan?

By |July 14th, 2013|About MedStartr, Entrepreneurship, FAQs, Healthcare, Startups|

I was on a panel a few weeks ago at Health 2.0's Matchpoint East New York with my friends Unity Stoakes from Startup health and Brad Weinberg from Blueprint Health when Unity noted that the days of the business plan being the first thing people do were over. I could not agree more, especially for early [...]

June 2013

We need your help to reach 14 million Cancer Survivors

By |June 14th, 2013|Corporate Innovation, Crowdfunding, Crowds that Care, ePatients, Funding, Healthcare, Healthcare & Social Media, Manage Your Campaign, Projects, Use Social Media|

To make the best new apps for cancer care, we want to get feedback and insight from patients and doctors who want to give or get better cancer care. Makes sense right? Ask your customers what ideas and features they like best and you will get a better product. But how do we connect innovators [...]

May 2013

How to Make Innovation Go Faster

By |May 21st, 2013|Corporate Innovation, Crowds that Care, Entrepreneurship, Funding, Healthcare, Startups|

What is your cost per Innovation? There are many ways to drive innovation faster and better. I talked about this at HIMSS this year and put together this slide that shows one metric of effectiveness, cost per idea or product generated.  Innovation itself is being innovated upon, decreasing the cost of new ideas [...]