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May 2013

Our First Alzheimer’s Project

By |May 4th, 2013|Alzheimer's Disease, Entrepreneurship, Projects|

Last Summer my brother Jon asked me to talk to one of his great friends about his idea. His friend Mike Antonucci was one of the first of our generation we knew to start a business and really have it take off. Right out of high school he bought the old content of our local [...]

April 2013

Video Interview of Alex Fair

By |April 9th, 2013|About MedStartr, Entrepreneurship, Get Funded, Healthcare, Make Great Videos, Overview, Projects|

Tim Cook of Multi-Level Healthcare Information Modelling (MLHIM.org) interviewed Alex Fair in April, 2013.  Tim pioneered the MLHIM concept, which is an approach to creating portable concept definitions based on XML Schema in order to facilitate semantic interoperability across the healthcare domain.  He also is a pretty good interviewer.  Great questions.  He also had great [...]

November 2012

Where The “Crazies” Are

By |November 16th, 2012|Entrepreneurship, ePatients, Funding, Projects, Startups|

(A guest post by Pat Mastors & edited by Jessica Mastors & Komal Garewal) Entrepreneurs in general are known to share five “C” traits: Commitment, Confidence, Creativity, Courage and Collaboration. But in medical entrepreneurship, the other “C” is for “Crazy”. There are so many disconnects, agendas, and bureaucracies in health care, you’d have to be [...]

September 2012

Prototype developed on MedStartr for Breast Cancer Survivors

By |September 3rd, 2012|Crowds that Care, Entrepreneurship, ePatients, Million Mothers, Uncategorized|

Prototype developed on MedStartr for Breast Cancer SurvivorsOne of the many projects that make us proud is the BraGGs bra for breast cancer survivors and previvors.  Women who have had mastectomies and reconstruction often can not find a bra that works well for them.  Two sisters had this problem and developed their own solution.  They [...]

August 2012

It Takes Two to Tango: How the JOBS Act & Crowdfunding Platforms like MedStartr will Transform Healthcare

By |August 21st, 2012|Crowdfunding, Entrepreneurship, Funding, Healthcare, Startups|

In April 2012, the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS Act) was signed by the President of the United States into law. The JOBS Act designed to encourage IPOs, eases restrictions on private placements, permits crowdfunding and increases ownership thresholds before companies are required to publicly register. Certain provisions of the Act became effective immediately, but [...]