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Former Swype execs raise $8.5M for Xealth, a health platform that connects patients, doctors and digital treatments

There is no end to pressing needs in the healthcare industry.<p>That’s one of the first things that tech veterans and former Swype leaders Mike McSherry …

The Best Countries for Solo Travelers

<b>Safety Ranking:</b> 4 <b><br>Happiness Ranking:</b> 24<p>In New Zealand, the lush setting of the <i>Lord of the Rings</i> films, travelers can look forward to adventures on …

Use This Template to Write a Simple Business Plan

Simple Business Plan Template<p>Here's a Simple Business Plan Template for Entrepreneurs<p>Updated May 05, 2018<p>Think you have a great idea for a business? …

Small Business

Why an e-pharmacy’s branching into health management

Medication is only a very small part of healthcare, especially for those who have chronic diseases like diabetes. Photo credit: sheeler / 123RF.In …

Blood Tests

How to Start a Business When You're an Introvert

First, know that your introversion isn't a curse -- it's a strength, if you know how to use it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The business world seems like it caters to extroverts. And that makes sense: As a business owner, you need charisma to lead a team, negotiate …

Cloud-to-client, direct: serverless computing reduces the middle

'Hybrid cloud isn't going to be a mix of AWS and Google, or AWS and on-premise. It will be a mix of AWS and client machines.'<p>One of the buzzwords to …

Study Shows That Doctors Make Better Hospital Leaders

Have you ever watched CBS’ television show <i>Undercover Boss?</i> Each episode, a company’s CEO dons a disguise to work incognito among the company employees. Each episode concludes with the CEO realizing how much he or she has to learn and how things need to change, followed by a series of heartwarming …

Bill Gates

Why Some Startups Succeed (and Why Most Fail)

There is a consistent set of factors that lead to startup success and failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the last two decades of building and running businesses, and the last couple of years working full time with dozens of startup founders and CEOs on their …

The Hospital of the Future is a Network

<b>Connecting Care for Continuous Health</b><p>The hospital of the future is not a physical location with waiting rooms, beds and labs. It will instead be a …

Will Digital Health Data Lead to Better Care?

<b>Experts explain how mindshifts and new technologies can lead to smarter, accessible healthcare services.</b> Reports show global healthcare IT could …

Digital Health

UC Berkeley suffers big loss in CRISPR patent fight: What's next for the powerful gene-editing technology?

The scientists who first harnessed the powerful gene-editing technology known as CRISPR suffered a major defeat Wednesday in their long-running quest to control the rights to their invention.<p>UC Berkeley biochemist Jennifer Doudna and her European collaborator, Emmanuelle Charpentier, have racked up …

Genetics

Before you build another machine-learning startup, read this

The hype around artificial intelligence/machine learning has reached mythic proportions. Some commentators are calling AI the fourth industrial revolution. Others are calling it the new electricity. And I’m a believer. An incredible amount of money is pouring into companies focused on AI/ML, as it …

Machine Learning

The Best Habit Tracking App for iPhone

Tracking your habits is a great way to keep an eye on your progress for a variety of self-improvement goals, and you have an insane number of apps …

Apps

The Best Workout Songs, According to Spotify

These are the tunes users played the most while they got their sweat on in 2016.<p>There's no question that a great playlist can be a powerful motivator …

How to define your Minimum Viable Product?

Minimum Viable Product, or if I say “Minimum Buy-able product”<p>Sounds good ?<p>If not lets go deeper with what it actually means.<p><b>Minimum viable product</b> …

Being a Strategic Leader Is About Asking the Right Questions

If you asked the world’s most successful business leaders what it means to “be strategic,” how many different answers do you think you’d get? Consider this number: 115,800,000. It’s the number of unique links returned when I searched online for “strategic leadership.”<p>There’s a good reason for all …

The Epic Guide to Bootstrapping a SaaS Startup from Scratch — By Yourself (Part 1)

No co-founders. No funding. No connections. No customers. No — you’re not nuts.<p><b>But First, a Digression…</b><p>Are you like me and completely sick of all the …

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

CEO who turned $345 into $30M reveals his surge to success

Sometimes I think back to the halcyon days of 2014. On a daily basis, I would get flooded with unsolicited pitches and pleas to get in early on the …

Profit

A startup that raised $200 million wants you to think about fertility long before you want to start a family

His next project: harnessing fertility so that younger women can plan ahead while they're fertile for the future when they may be more ready for a child, but less likely — biologically speaking — to conceive. Called Prelude, Varsavsky's newest company launched in October with $200 million in …

5 things IT teams should know about managing their company in the cloud

How can cloud management help you make the most of your cloud services, save money, and help you provide a better user experience?<p>Having a good cloud …

Cloud Management

Building the Infrastructure of Trust: Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

<i>Nikita Namjoshi, Machine Learning Engineer,</i> <i>@nikita_maia</i><p>At the 2016 <b>AI World Conference</b>in San Francisco, Shivon Zilis and James Cham presented their …

The banks are poised to meet their scariest competition yet: blockchain

Seven hundred years ago, the Medici family figured out something so clever and transformative it's like sci-fi to imagine the global economy without …

Blockchain Property Rights Startup Bitmark Raises $1.7 Million

Taiwan blockchain startup Bitmark has raised $1.7m in a new seed funding round.<p>Cherubic Ventures, a VC firm focused on early-stage companies, led the …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2016

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Simple Digital Technologies Can Reduce Health Care Costs

Businesses that are serious about reducing health care costs — and improving the health and well-being of their employees — should take a serious look at digital therapeutics, which have the potential to provide effective, low-cost ways to prevent and treat chronic diseases and their consequences. …

Former doctor stands to make millions from sale of digital healthcare business Doctor Care Anywhere

A former doctor is in line for a multi-million pound payday after hiring two advisory firms to explore options for the digital healthcare business he founded.<p>Dr Bayju Thakar, who started Doctor Care Anywhere four years ago, has received approaches from some of the country’s largest insurance firms …