Pharma Should Acquire Software Startups

The pharmaceutical industry has been dormant throughout the last decades when it comes to finding new business and sales models. The big ones have been keen on keeping competitors out of their businesses by close surveillance or legal action. In order to sustain and grow their revenue, the pharmaceutical industry has one of the most effective salesforces out there, which is why those companies have been doing really well financially - and still do.

Income Autopilot Trick: Productizing Your Knowledge

Many physicians are frustrated by the fact that for them, time and income are always linked. That's the problem of many people who are in a service business. But you can cut this link. You can earn money while you sleep - even as a physician.

The Physician Income Autopilot – How You Can Earn Money on the Side and...

Physicians have a permission-based approach to work. Most of them think they need a degree for everything. Want to start a business - get an MBA. Go into research - get a PhD or MSc etc. But in the real world, that's not how it works. Learn how you can earn money on the side while practicing medicine at the same time.

Health 2.0 Europe: Full Programme and 100€ Discount for MedCrunch Readers

We are eagerly awaiting the upcoming Health 2.0 Confernce in Berlin on October 27/28 2011. Team MedCrunch will be part of the entire conference...

How Entrepreneurship Can Improve Health – Interview with Jen Dyer: Startup Founder, Pediatrician &...

In this interview, endocrinologist Jen Dyer shares her wisdom. With her recently founded company and app, Jen sets out to improve the health of millions of young patients suffering from diabetes. Her ideas and boldness can serve as an inspiration to many of our fellow physicians! Read more here.

Health 2.0 Returns to Europe in October

MedCrunch has recently attended the highly successful and well organized Doctors 2.0 conference in Paris, organized by Denise Silber and her team. We greatly apreciated to be part of this awesome event and believe that there should be more of its kind in Europe. Europe needs a thriving health 2.0 economy in order to funnel young entrepreneurs to medicine and healthcare.

MedCrunch at Paris Doctors 2.0 Conference – LIVE

As many of you know, MedCrunch is currently participating at a wonderful conference called "Doctors 2.0 & You" in Paris. The conference is centered...

Meet Healthysparx – A Quora for Health

It hasn't been long ago that we've internally discussed the viability of a health-focused version of Quora, the hyped Silicon Valley based Q&A startup...

My Life is a Startup – Life Lessons Learned

The startup scene is familiar ground for many MedCrunch readers. So is its lingo and concepts. The lean startup movement with proponents such as Eric...

Rock Health – A Model for Funding Health 2.0 Ideas

Although happily being located in the heart of Europe, both Franz and I have spent a decent amount of the time in the US...

Top Medical Founders and Investors Gather at Charité Summit

In the last couple of years a very special conference in Germany has quietly evolved to a must-attend conference for people interested in biotech, healthcare, entrepreneurship and venture capital - the Charité Summit.

Business in Medicine: Where to Start?

As physicians, we've been taught via books, board exams, crashing patients, and infamous pimping rituals. Why is it that we've never been taught about Business?

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