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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 [...]

December 2015

10 Rules for Driving Innovation in Healthcare – Rule # 7 – Pitch Listen Fix Pitch repeat

By |December 2nd, 2015|Entrepreneurship, Get Funded, Open Innovation, Presentations, Startups|

    Rule # 7 –  Pitch Listen Fix Pitch Repeat We recommend to all our acceleration clients to pitch early and pitch often.  I don’t just mean at events like MedStartr Momentum but to everyone.  I mean if you can sell your mother-in-law then you can sell anyone and make no mistake, sales are [...]

November 2015

Healthcare Innovation Rule # 8: Passion is Not Enough

By |November 27th, 2015|Crowds that Care, Entrepreneurship, ePatients, Events, Open Innovation, Projects, Social Media, Startups|

Hello to our fellow Healthcare Innovation enthusiasts and professionals! Today we continue our series on 10 Rules for driving health innovation faster with another post in the lead up to our CyberMonday MedStartr Momemtum event. We know many of you have great ideas and great passion to help improve healthcare but we are here to tell [...]

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 [...]