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Tech companies see health data as a huge opportunity, but people don’t trust them

The average American would rather share their health data with pharmaceutical companies, health insurers and the government than with tech companies like Amazon and Facebook. That’s according to the latest… Read more »

AI closer to making teachers’ jobs easier, but still unlikely to replace them

Instead of concerns that artificial intelligence (AI) may someday replace teachers, advancements in the technology, such as machine learning, can help educators address common classroom challenges, Robert Murphy of the… Read more »

IBM hopes 1 million diverse faces can reduce bias in AI

IBM Research on Tuesday released a new data set that contains 1 million images of diverse human faces, with an aim to help advance fairness and accuracy in facial recognition… Read more »

Prioritizing Innovation – How major players in medtech stay ahead of the curve

In the medtech industry, if you don’t innovate, you can’t compete. While innovation and breakthrough technologies may be the core currency at startups, larger medical device firms have more to… Read more »

How Employee Well-Being Drives Innovation At Work, And How Leadership Can Foster It

Creativity and innovation are at the heart of any successful company. It’s what drives an organization forward and keeps it relevant. Whether trying to grow your business, keep up in… Read more »

How Universities Can Mitigate IoT Risk on Campus

Universities are experiencing an exponential growth of Internet of Things devices, which means university IT teams will need to increase their security measures to ensure their campuses are protected.  … Read more »

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Tech companies see health data as a huge opportunity, but people don’t trust them

The average American would rather share their health data with pharmaceutical companies, health insurers and the government than with tech companies like Amazon and Facebook. That’s according to the latest… Read more »

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Why I love the Detroit startup scene

When choosing to move to Detroit, a city that has been in a recent state of rebuild, many do so to roll up their sleeves, get to work, and make… Read more »

Seeding the future: how university incubators are helping postgrads’ ideas bear fruit

Bumping into a former Nasa engineer at a university networking event gave business postgraduate Matt Ritchie an entrepreneurial steer. He intended to return to accountancy after an MBA (master’s in… Read more »

50 Statistics on the Latest Marketing Trends and Strategies for 2017

As marketers, we all want to know the numbers. What is working, which strategies are driving conversions, and where can I get the most bang for my buck? Below is… Read more »

The Top 5 Reasons EdTech Startups Fail And How To Avoid Them

Many people who went to public school believe they know how the system works. Unfortunately, unless you’ve worked within the public education system, there is no possible way you can… Read more »

5 Ways Marketing Automation Helps Startups Succeed

Let’s face it: It can be overwhelming to keep up with new digital-marketing strategies, social media, drip campaigns and all the other emerging opportunities in the world of marketing technology. There’s so… Read more »

Cambia Grove founder joins AWS as liaison to healthcare industry

As more entrepreneurs and startups join the healthcare industry and larger companies begin to digitize on a large scale, cloud computing services that tailor to the specific needs of healthcare… Read more »

Bootstrapping Your Startup Starts With Modern Marketing

Funding a business by yourself can feel like an insurmountable challenge. Businesses are expensive, requires knowledge and efficiency and leaves little room for errors. But time and time again entrepreneurs… Read more »

Doctors investing in health tech start-ups

At least two groups, FundRx in New York and angelMD in Seattle, are connecting physicians with cash to spare with medical startups in need of funding. AngelMD’s pitch to companies:… Read more »

Telemedicine Legislation Takes Aim at Chronic Kidney Disease

The latest telemedicine legislation to hit Capitol Hill this year looks to add telehealth to the treatment regimen for the estimated 30 million Americans affected by chronic kidney disease, especially… Read more »

IKEA’s New Startup Incubator

Well known for disrupting the furniture industry and getting us all hooked on Swedish meatballs, IKEA has recently announced the launch of an incubator program. IKEA Bootcamp will focus on eight… Read more »

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