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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 [...]

October 2012

MedStartr Showcases: Million Mothers and More

By |October 21st, 2012|Crowdfunding, Global Health, Million Mothers, Projects, Showcases, Startups|

In October we ran our first Showcase.  It went well and we will be doing this periodically.  If you want to enable or sponsor a showcase, please contact us at 530.MEDSTARtr. What is a MedStartr Showcase all about? MedStartr Showcases highlight projects that interest broad audiences in a specific area.  Our first launched just a [...]

A Million Mothers: MedStartr’s First Campaign

By |October 1st, 2012|About MedStartr, ePatients, Global Health, Million Mothers, Uncategorized|

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, so we thought there wasn’t a better month to begin our “Million Mothers” campaign. All month long, we’ll be featuring and launching projects that protect the health of mothers and women around the world. Read about the three projects that inspired Our “Million Mothers” campaign (#MillionMothers): The First [...]

September 2012

The Social Good Summit and How MedStartr is Crowdfunding Philanthropy

By |September 27th, 2012|Crowdfunding, Events, Global Health, Healthcare & Social Media|

This past weekend, two of our founders, Alex & Komal, had the fortune to attend the Social Good Summit co-hosted in NYC, Beijing, Nairobi and Somalia. The agenda was crafted to create ongoing commentaries on how technology has developed new methods of doing good and changing the world. Claire, the Social Innovation Lead at Twitter, [...]

Tampostat Video On MedStartr

By |September 11th, 2012|Global Health, Million Mothers, Showcases|

Tampostat Video by Alex Fair This is our most inspiring and newest project video on MedStartr.  This product can save a million mothers.  The girl effect comes to mothers.  How did they do it?  Hire some big agency?  Nope, here is the secret: www.videohive.net go check it out.  Awesome, right? Here is the MedStartr video [...]