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December 2017

MedStartr Announces Winners of MedMo17 – its annual Healthcare Pitch Contest

By |December 7th, 2017|Awards and Honors, Challenges, Corporate Innovation, Crowdfunding, Crowds that Care, Crowdsourcing, Entrepreneurship, Equity Crowdfunding, Events, Healthcare, Healthcare & Social Media, Innovation, Mentors, Partnerships, Pharma, Press, Projects, Startups|

New York City - December 7, 2017 -  MedStartr, Inc. the healthcare-only crowdfunding and investment platform today announced the winners of MedMo17 Crowd Challenge held at MedStartr Momentum 2017, its annual two-day conference in New York. More than 100 different startups competed throughout the year for cash, investments and in-kind prizes totaling up to $2M, [...]

December 2016

The Winners of MedStartr Momentum 2016

By |December 4th, 2016|Challenges, Crowdfunding, Crowds that Care, Crowdsourcing, Entrepreneurship, Events, Funding, Healthcare, Healthcare & Social Media, Innovation, Mentors, Open Innovation, Partnerships, Pharma, Pilot, Projects, Showcases, Social Media, Startups|

We are very pleased to bring you the winners from the MedMo16 Mega Crowd Challenge, our first Equity Crowd Challenge and our 10th overall.  From an initial pool of 175 applicants, five were selected and three runners up were designated. Our Crowd Challenge selection process relies upon not only expert judges, but also a vast [...]

November 2016

What is #TrumpCare?

By |November 24th, 2016|Entrepreneurship, Government, Healthcare & Social Media, HHS, Innovation, Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, Politics, Regulation|

We all have concerns about what the new administration will do to our healthcare system which has been changing so rapidly for the last six years.  Will the train be derailed or is a switch coming?  Will Trump and the Republicans do as they have promised so many times and repeal and replace Obamacare, including [...]

December 2015

Healthcare Innovation Rule # 6: Get Buzz(ed)

By |December 6th, 2015|Challenges, Corporate Innovation, Crowdfunding, Entrepreneurship, Get Funded, Healthcare, Healthcare & Social Media, Innovation, Pharma, Projects, Social Media, Startups, Use Social Media|

Little propels a startup like great buzz and one of the four things we think crowdfunding and events drive is awareness.  Once people are talking about you there is a palpable buzz around your brand.  Nowhere was this more prevalent than at MedMo15 the other day where we got over 12.5 million impressions on Twitter [...]

August 2013

Trusted Patient Resources

By |August 25th, 2013|Crowds that Care, Crowdsourcing, ePatients, Healthcare & Social Media|

I always enjoy a good tweetchat and tonight I stopped by #HCSM while trying to avoid some spreadsheet stuff that was boring me.  As usual it was thought provoking which then lead to another interesting idea.  In this case, there was a call from several folks on the chat for a list of "Trusted Patient [...]