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Technology-led innovation in digital health: The law of inverse relationships

Digital health solutions, especially those built on emerging technologies, face a conundrum of high investments and low returns in the near term. Crossing the chasm requires an understanding of key market factors.

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What Quest Diagnostics’ new study tells us about healthcare IT and value-based care

The shift towards value-based care is real, however the pace of change will depend on addressing several structural and technology challenges.

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Is there a misalignment between healthcare enterprises and the tech community?

The flow of healthcare investment dollars towards transformative digital health solutions may be overstated.

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Investor with golden touch for social startups is jazzed about the enterprise

A venture capitalist with massive wins in the consumer social market is excited about the parallels he sees in the enterprise. Apps for work are going through a rebirth and Bijan Sabet is putting money on it.

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4 ways angel investing can be fun for CIOs

The best hobby a CIO can have is angel investing. Think about it, if you work as a CIO, you’ve probably got some great insight on what’s working, what’s not and where the market is headed. This piece explains how to get started and...

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Cybersecurity VCs are holding onto their cash – but that’s OK

Are VCs cooling their interest in cybersecurity companies? CSO investigates a market with just as many challenges and opportunities for investors.

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10 ways to make your crowdfunding campaign a hit

Small business owners and online fundraising pros share their top tips on how to make your Kickstarter or Indiegogo project a success.

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Salesforce targets 'citizen developers' with new tools and training

At its new TrailheaDX event in San Francisco, Salesforce unveiled new tools for its Lightning development platform as well as expanded training offerings, a new investment fund and a new incubator.

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Microsoft's investing arm is back on the market, but will entrepreneurs bite?

After laying dormant for quite some time, Microsoft has announced that it is getting back into directly investing in startups. Microsoft Ventures has been overhauled, though it’s not clear exactly why Microsoft has decided to get back...

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JetBlue CIO pilots VC arm in search of revenue growth

JetBlue’s Technology Ventures unit seeks to fund startups, and potentially commercialize services based on their technology.

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Startup brings together OLTP, OLAP and Spark

The startup has secured series A funding led by Pivotal, GE Ventures and GTD Capital with a new in-memory hybrid transactional analytics database.

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Top drone startups find venture capital flying their way

With unmanned aerial vehicles (i.e., drones) here to stay, entrepreneurs are pouncing on the opportunity to safeguard people from having these flying machines drop in unexpectedly and venture capitalists are buying in.

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