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Klara Receives $2,5 Million to Expand to U.S.

Klara Receives $2,5 Million to Expand to U.S.

Klara, an eHealth startup from Berlin, formerly called GoDerma, raised $ 2.5 million from Creathor Venture, Partech, Stephan Schambach, Heilemann Ventures and existing investor Atlantic Labs. The investment will fuel its US expansion. Founded in 2013 by Simon Bolz and Dr. Simon Lorenz, the startup aims to digitize the communication...
Tinnitracks is the only European nominee for SXSW Accelerator Competition

Tinnitracks is the only European nominee for SXSW Accelerator Competition

We’ve reported about the niche healthcare startup Tinnitracks, hailing from Germany, earlier already and now they got some big news today. Hundreds of companies submitted to present at SXSW Accelerator, where Tinnitracks was selected out of 48 finalists in six different categories. The team from Hamburg, Germany, is the only European...
Are A Doctors Religious Beliefs Her Privat Private Beliefs?

Are A Doctors Religious Beliefs Her Privat Private Beliefs?

Does it matter whether your doc believes in a god or not? Famed evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins posed this question during one of his many panel discussions between theists and atheists. The majority of people will argue that beliefs are something private and should not get mixed with a professional opinion....
Happiness in Residency and Internship

Happiness in Residency and Internship

Are you a physician? Do you feel worn out? Professionally inadequate? Learn how you can become happier personally and professionally. This post summarizes the findings of two studies from the happiness-research domain.
Meet Christoph Westphal, MD and Serial Entrepreneur

Meet Christoph Westphal, MD and Serial Entrepreneur

Christoph Westphal might be called a Uber-Entrepreneur. After finishing Med School in Harvard he then co-founded five Biotech companies, whereas all of them are successful.
123sonography launches e-learning platform for physicians

123sonography launches e-learning platform for physicians

Aside from the plethora of startups targeting web-savvy end-consumers, there’s also little known companies that are equally relevant in their particular niche. And whenever there are entrepreneurs building ideas they often (or ideally) do this out of a desire to scratch a personal itch, as is the case of 123sonography, which provides a comprehensive e-learning...
Prescribe drugs via your iPhone

Prescribe drugs via your iPhone

iApp Creative has released a new update to its iPrescribe app for iPhones and iPads. The tool makes it intuitive and quick to prescribe your favorite pills to your favorite patients. Features from the product page: Transmit and receive electronic prescriptions. iPrescribe is Surescripts™ certified for New Prescriptions and Refills. After writing a prescription you...
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