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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 [...]

MedStartr Momentum 2015 Results

By |December 4th, 2015|Awards and Honors, Entrepreneurship, Events, Funding, Innovation, Innovator Physicians, Pharma, Press, Projects, Startups|

Four winners selected and over 12.5 Million impressions for MedMo15

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 [...]

October 2014

Badass Billionaire Addict

By |October 31st, 2014|Challenges, Corporate Innovation, Crowdfunding, Crowds that Care, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Innovation, Open Innovation, Projects, Startups|

While I was walking across Manhattan this morning I was thinking about potential Halloween costumes for tonight and being a former scientist that left a promising career under, let's just say non-ideal, circumstances, Walter White came to mind. He was a character I identified with, not in an amoral Crystal Meth lab maker kind of [...]

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 [...]