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How An Age-Old Chart Is Redefining Health Care

It’s “just” an electronic growth chart. But lurking inside is a disruptive new approach to medicine.<p>In a world where organ transplants and MRIs are commonplace, pediatric growth charts don’t sound very exciting. But after spending 30 illuminating minutes on the phone with Harvard researcher Dr. …

Health Care

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Free Startup Docs: How Much Equity Should Advisors Get?

It’s an age-old scenario: You’re building a company, you have a product idea, and you’ve got the framework laid out in your head, but you want some expert advice and guidance on how to take the next steps. So, you go out to find a veteran entrepreneur, ask her to be an advisor in your fledgling …

LA's Top 5 Burgers (PHOTOS)

<i>by Bun Boy Eats LA, LA City Guide for the Menuism Blog photos by Bun Boy Eats LA</i><p>With a few exceptions, I've been to every major burger establishment in the LA area, whether it's made some kind of Top Burgers list or someone has just run up to me shouting "You've got to try this burger, idiot!"<p>I …

Burgers

Startup Healthfundr wants to bring equity crowdfunding to medical technology

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Health entrepreneurs looking for relatively small amounts of seed funding can turn to crowdfunding sites like Medstartr or …

SV Angel Says Health Informatics Is One Of Its New “Megatrends”

SV Angel, one of the Valley’s best-known early-stage firms, says it’s starting to look heavily at health startups that take a “software-first approach” towards human biology, medical research and patient care.<p>The firm has always had a list of six to eight “megatrends” that it invests prolifically …

The Biggest Med Tech VC Investments of Q1 | FierceBiotech

By now, you've been hearing this for months: Venture investing in the medical device world is on a downward slide with no sign of stopping. And the …

10 Leadership Lessons I Wish I Learned In My 20's

All of us would do well with a second bite at the apple, another chance to go back and do it all over again. Our mistakes, as much as our successes, define us and can help steer us forward today. With this in mind, here are 10 lessons learned over the last 20 years of doing business that are now …

3 Ways Great Leaders Make Every Day Count | Inc.com

Many leaders shine in exceptional circumstances. No surprise there--doing so is a large part of the role of leadership, after all.<p>More telling is what leaders do in mundane, day-to-day, unexceptional times. Those times when there's no compelling crisis or emergency. Those times when there's just a …

Time Management

Do You Really Hire Only 'A' Players? Indispensable Advice From a Self-Made Billionaire

During their monthly consulting sessions in the early 1970s, Peter Drucker and Mort Mandel, the then-CEO of electronics and auto-parts distributor Premier Industrial Corp., chewed over all sorts of topics—basic business strategy, the company’s approach to acquisitions, how to set priorities. But …

Considering Convertible Debt? Don’t Sell Yourself Short

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Patricia Nakache is a general partner at Trinity Ventures where she invests in early stage social commerce and entertainment companies. Follow her on Twitter @pnakache.</i><p>The prevailing wisdom among entrepreneurs these days is that they should initially fund their startups with a $1-2 …

GE and StartUp Health Select 13 Companies For Its Three Year Health Entrepreneurship Program

Back in January, we reported that GE would be partnering up with healthtech startup incubator StartUp Health and selecting 13 consumer healthcare startups (originally 10) to participate in a three year program designed to nurture and accelerate their growth. After a two month screening process, …

X-rays

Is drinking tea bad for you?

Do you fancy a cuppa? We drink, on average, three mugs a day. But you might want to try another tipple after hearing the case of a 47-year-old woman, …

How to Be a 50-Plus Brain 'SuperAger'

Most people believe that as we get older, our brains will inevitably lose our precious little nerve cells. Losing those nerve cells, or neurons, means that we'll also lose our ability to think, right? Well, as it turns out, you can lose a pretty substantial number of neurons without suffering …

The Reality of SaaS

Recently I was asked if SaaS/Cloud computing is appropriate for small practice EHR hosting.<p>I responded<p>"SaaS in general is good.<p>However, most SaaS is …

Building Unity Farm - "Planting" the Mushroom Farm

As I mentioned last week, we're planting the orchard and developing a mushroom farm this Spring.<p>What is the scope and scale of the mushroom farm …