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May 2016

Entrepreneurial Mistakes 4 of 7: Failing to Leverage Untapped Human Capital Resources

By | May 29th, 2016|Categories: BioBlog|Tags: , , , |

This is the fourth in a series of seven common entrepreneurial mistakes, and how to fix them. Although the context will be biotech entrepreneurs, these principles apply to all entrepreneurs. A fourth common mistake of entrepreneurs is that they have untapped [...]

January 2016

3 of 7 Common Entrepreneur Mistakes: Poorly Planned and Conflicting Agreements

By | January 9th, 2016|Categories: BioBlog|Tags: , , , , , |

This is the third in a series of seven common entrepreneurial mistakes, and how to fix them. Although the context will be biotech entrepreneurs, these principles apply to all entrepreneurs. A third common mistake of entrepreneurs is that as they [...]

2 of 7 Common Entrepreneur Mistakes: Misaligned Technology with Market Need

By | January 9th, 2016|Categories: BioBlog|Tags: , , , , |

This is a series of seven common entrepreneur mistakes, and how to fix them. The context will be biotech entrepreneurs, however these principles can apply to entrepreneurs in any industry. Most successful products today are enabled by some novel technology [...]

December 2015

1 of 7 Common Entrepreneur Mistakes: Unclear Goals

By | December 27th, 2015|Categories: BioBlog|Tags: , , , |

This is the first in a series of seven common entrepreneurial mistakes, and how to fix them.  Although the context will be biotech entrepreneurs, these principles apply to all entrepreneurs. One of the most critical mistakes entrepreneurs make, is not [...]

November 2015

7 Common Mistakes of Entrepreneurs and How to Fix Them

By | November 14th, 2015|Categories: BioBlog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Most entrepreneurs start out with great optimism because they perceive in their minds a visionary product or service that could revolutionize some facet of work, life, industry or medicine. First time entrepreneurs embark on this journey with lots of energy and motivation that propels them to step [...]

November 2014

Successful Entrepreneurs See The World Through Unique Eyes

By | November 22nd, 2014|Categories: BioBlog|Tags: , , , |

Successful entrepreneurs view the world differently than everyone else.  When other individuals spot a problem—an entrepreneur sees an opportunity. The average person may just complain about an obstacle, whereas successful entrepreneurs see solutions. They are by nature, problem-solvers. Try this exercise. [...]

October 2014

Lessons from a Chicken Sandwich Entrepreneur

By | October 24th, 2014|Categories: BioBlog|

How could a chicken breast sandwich become a product that catapulted a company into 47 years of consecutive annual increases in sales generating $5.5 billion in revenue? It is a great product...but after all, it's still just a chicken sandwich! The secret is [...]

September 2014

Biotechnology Product Development – Beware of the Unknown-Unknowns

By | September 7th, 2014|Categories: BioBlog|Tags: , , |

Developing a biotechnology product has been likened to building an airplane while it taxis down the runway. You feverishly work to complete product development while the runway (your existing cash, your ability to raise capital and your time) is ever [...]

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August 2014

How to Evaluate a Medical Technology Product Idea

By | August 30th, 2014|Categories: BioBlog|Tags: , , , , |

Assessing a Medical Product Technology: How to Know if an Idea is Worth Building a Company Around? The vast majority of all commercially successful medical device, therapeutic, diagnostic and biologic products arise from discoveries that can be traced back to [...]

How to Develop a PowerPoint Pitch Deck for Biotech Investor Presentations

By | August 4th, 2014|Categories: BioBlog|Tags: , , , , |

or...“How to persuade individuals who have money—to share some with you” Continuous Flow of Capital is Vital Few issues are more important to start-up and development-stage biotechnology companies than maintaining a continuous flow of capital—if you hope to advance the [...]

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