MediCoventures News & Blog

Ideas are a Myriad of Unanswered Questions

Ideas are a Myriad of Unanswered Questions

MediCoventures has evaluated hundreds of startup ideas in the past couple of years and we are on track to see over 300 ideas this year. We have found that every idea that comes to us really represents a list of questions in search of a productive answer. Questions like: […]

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Arizona Innovators win Top Cardiovascular Innovation Award

Arizona Innovators win Top Cardiovascular Innovation Award

Arizona Medical Systems (AMS) was founded by Arizona’s very own Interventional Cardiologist and inventor, Richard Heuser, MD. Dr. Heuser has received many patents and awards in the past for ideas he has invented, but his latest award was a testament to the collaborative efforts found in Arizona. […]

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We are Growing – Looking for a Senior R&D Startup Engineer

We are Growing – Looking for a Senior R&D Startup Engineer

We have recently seen a lot of activity in early-stage medical device startups and as such we are looking to grow! We currently have an open position for a Senior R&D Startup Engineer to join our startup focused team. ______ Senior R&D Startup Engineer – Medical Devices […]

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Tips for New Entrepreneurs

Tips for New Entrepreneurs

New entrepreneurs face many challenges. Much of your learning comes through experience. However, you can quicken and strengthen your entrepreneurial education by learning from the experience of others. Here are a few things every new entrepreneur should know. Love your work. Passion is the key to successful entrepreneurship. Come […]

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An Unfair Advantage of De-risking For New Medtech Ideas

An Unfair Advantage of De-risking For New Medtech Ideas

There are a lot of competitive forces and emerging technologies with a host of new user experiences and startups that continue to alter the medtech competitive landscape. To stay ahead in the medtech innovation market, companies can’t sit back and rely on one innovation method or just one product. To win, you need to create an “unfair” […]

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Funding Options for Medtech Startups

Funding Options for Medtech Startups

So you have an idea for a new medical technology device and you’re considering your options on how to get it off the ground? In terms of funding your medtech startup, there are a number of ways to go about it from Angel investors to online donations. Much […]

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The Passion Driven Physician Entrepreneur

The Passion Driven Physician Entrepreneur

A growing industry of medtech devices is fueled by the medical community moving into an entrepreneurial environment. In this new world of physician entrepreneur, there is a growing market of medical startups. According to David Shaywitz, in his article in Forbes, Why Physicians Are Turning to Startups, the short answer is passion. In the […]

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A New Kind of Event Utilizes a Dozen ‘Resource Sponsors’ To Help Physicians Advance their new Medical Technology Ideas

A New Kind of Event Utilizes a Dozen ‘Resource Sponsors’ To Help Physicians Advance their new Medical Technology Ideas

MediCoventures, a Phoenix-based medical technology group specializing in turning medical device ideas into startups, is pioneering a 3-day workshop event, “SYNAPSE: Taking MedTech Ideas from Mind to Matter” at the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI) in Phoenix, AZ on September 17-19, 2015. This first of its kind, […]

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