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November 2015

Healthcare Innovation Rule # 9: Do One Thing Well

By |November 23rd, 2015|Crowds that Care, Entrepreneurship, How To, Startups|

In preparation for our first full day event, Momentum 2015 we are writing out our ten secrets to Healthcare Innovation Success. To Summarize where we are so far: Rule # 10: "Be in the right Place" Rule #9:  "Do One Thing Well" by Anthony Manson After sitting in on 100's of pitches in the past [...]

10 Rules for Driving Innovation in Healthcare – Rule # 10 – Be in the right place

By |November 17th, 2015|Entrepreneurship, Events, Funding, Healthcare, How To|

In preparation for our first full day event, MedStartr Momentum 2015 we are writing out our ten secrets to Healthcare Innovation Success. After helping hundreds of new ideas get to market faster, we have learned a few things about what works in driving innovation in our industry. We will release them one a day to [...]

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 [...]

April 2015

5 Insights from the Mental Health Digital Innovation Challenge

By |April 15th, 2015|Projects|

Last week, on April 8, 2015, The Digital Mental Health Project, Medstartr.com and Health 2.0 NYC, successfully hosted the Mental Health Digital Innovation Challenge at NYU’s Kaufman Management Center. It was generously sponsored by Dudnyk Healthcare Marketing, Janssen Healthcare Innovation, NYU’s Stern Healthcare Association, Hewlett Packard Haven On Demand and The Digital Mental Health Project. It was a [...]

February 2015

The Value of a Championship

By |February 4th, 2015|Projects|

As we start our third challenge for the AHA we are looking back on our previous champions and thinking about the Championship Effect.  First, the Champions. The winners of our last three challenges were Dr. Michelle Longmire and her company DermTap, Jen Ohlson of IHT Spirit, and most recently Sarah Doherty of Telehealth Robotics. Each [...]