Nick Potts

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The 5 Pillars to Launching a Disruptive Start-Up outside Your Expertise

Here's what needs to be done,when you see something new and think you can take it up, as you are tempted by the prospects of it as a startup<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Have …

Entrepreneurship

Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett, and Jamie Dimon's Health Care Startup Has an Inexperienced CEO. It's a Genius Move

Know when to hire from within and when to hire an outsider.<p>In January, Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett, and Jamie Dimon (the CEOs of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan, respectively) announced they would disrupt the health care system with a new venture. It will start with coverage for their …

Health Care

4 Things NBA Champion Steve Kerr Can Teach CEOs About Team Chemistry

When three-time NBA champion Steve Kerr first took the coaching job for the Golden State Warriors, he went to Seattle to talk with Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and watch the team’s training camp. Carroll asked, “How are you going to coach your team?” Carroll was essentially asking, “Have you thought …

Basketball

ScriptDrop Leverages Blockchain To Combat $300 Billion Cost of Prescription Drug Abandonment

When healthcare patients don’t take their prescribed medications, it not only harms their health but also costs U.S. taxpayers in the form of expensive medical procedures and pharmaceutical waste that jacks up drug prices.<p>While working at the Ohio-based health tech startup CoverMyMeds, Nick Potts …

Pharma

Building a Team of Superstars: Quick Overview

<b>The following post covers a section of number three on the CB Insights graphic below. I’ll write another post about the top two and publish soon.</b><p>If …

Hey, James Damore: Your Beliefs About Women in Tech Are Nothing Like the Reality Women Live in Tech

Damore wrote in his infamous Google memo that women are not suited for tech. Women in tech have a lot to say in reply.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Upon reading James Damore’s Google Memo, I was inspired to respond to his words by pairing my personal</i> …

Feminism

The Success Secrets of the 4-Time Entrepreneur Behind BarkBox, Which Brought in $100 Million in 2016

From Danish Christmas parties to team vacations to Disney World, here's how Bark CEO and co-founder Matt Meeker has created a culture of fun.<p>13 min read<p><i>In this series, Leader Board, we speak with CEOs, managers, founders and others who lead organizations to learn what makes them tick, what they</i> …

Team Building

Tech’s ‘give back’ moment

We now exist an interesting interstitial moment, one defined by big corporations producing much of the innovation and some of the world’s richest companies – Apple, Amazon, Uber, Facebook – trying to solve big hairy problems. These are the problems that startups would have once solved but because …

Times Square

Mining Giant Bitmain Reportedly Raising $50 Million Funding Round

China-based mining firm Bitmain is to receive a $50 million investment from a number of venture capital firms, according to Bloomberg.<p>One of the …

Blockchain

For other uses, see Block chain (disambiguation).<p>A <b>blockchain</b>,[1][2][3] originally <b>block chain</b>,[4][5] is a continuously growing list of records, called</i> …

ScriptDrop delivers your prescriptions with pizzazz

Larry Scott and Nick Potts worked at CoverMyMeds, a software solution for pharmacies. After connecting a bunch of pills with a bunch of pharmacists they started ScriptDrop, a service that helps pharmacists deliver those same prescriptions to your door. It’s active in New York now but expanding into …