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MN Healthcare Innovation Leaders Share 2017 Predictions + Advice

MN Health Leaders Share 2017 Predictions + Advice   On Monday, February 6th, entrepreneurs, executives and everyone in between gathered at Worrell Design to hear healthcare industry leaders share their predictions driving change in 2017. The series of mini-talks was given before and throughout the startup pitches. Read Our Summary of the 2017 Pitches Zipnosis…

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[Member Spotlight] Cathy Skinner

[Member Spotlight] Cathy Skinner Cathy Skinner, the Founder and CEO of Thrivors, began providing exercise and wellness training for cancer survivors in 2008. As a certified ACSM Cancer Exercise Specialist and author of The Art of Well’s Exercise for Cancer Recovery™, she teaches classes and speaks at support groups and conferences about the value of exercise for…

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Financing Your Company: Six Key Issues from a Lawyer’s Perspective

Financing Your Company: Six Key Issues from a Lawyer’s Perspective By David Peteler Early stage businesses need financing to grow and succeed.  Depending on your stage of development, you may be looking for “friends and family” financing, an Angel round, or a Series A round.  While these different types of investors have their own investment requirements,…

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[Event Debrief] January 2017: Trickle-up Healthcare Innovation

[Event Debrief] January 2017: Trickle-up Healthcare Innovation By Emily Genco   Necessity is the mother of invention, as the saying goes, and necessity certainly isn’t limited to developed nations. On Monday, over 60 members gathered at the Spyder Trap meeting space to hear five expert practitioners share how some of the most meaningful healthcare innovation…

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[Member Spotlight] Conner O’Brien

[Member Spotlight] Conner O’Brien Conner O’Brien is the Director of Sales and Marketing at Inspiration Medical Technology (IMT), which sells professional medical equipment to regular consumers online. He began working at IMT as an intern while attending Minnesota State Mankato, and was hired full time after graduation. Within six months, Conner began to lead sales, marketing, and operations of…

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