The #1 Startup Sin is assuming you already know what your customer wants. To prevent this, learn what your customer is truly looking for by conducting customer interviews. Interviews will help startups validate their business model, learn what their customer has already tried, the emotions attached with the problem, and much more…
The healthcare system is too complex for generalized advice. So, we asked our portfolio to share their top tips. This startup advice is FROM healthcare founders FOR healthcare startups for building the right team, finding a ‘champion’, shortening the sales cycle and finding the right ecosystem of support.
Do you know a healthcare startup that would be a great fit for a Jumpstart Foundry investment? Let us know!
Vic Gatto believes healthcare is constantly changing while Eller Mallchok believes healthcare is essentially staying the same. Hear from both side and post your rebuttal.
Products alone cannot create value for customers. Identify a winning product and business model combination by outlining your value proposition as well as the profile of your target customer segment and ensuring that the two are aligned.
Picking an investor can sometimes feel like dating. It's all about setting the right expectations and having mutual understandings from the get-go. In this webinar, JSF Managing Director, Eller Mallchok, will be uncovering how much an investor can and should bring to the table in addition to just capital.
Granting equity to early employees is an art, not a science. As a founder, the equity package you offer your employees reflects your beliefs about the growing company and can have serious financial impacts down the road. That’s why we’ve created this guide to help you navigate the journey of granting employee equity.
Caroline Beckman dropped out of college and accepted $100k from Silicon Valley legend, Peter Thiel under his infamous Fellowship. Today, she is the CEO + Founder of the only probiotic + omega capsule that’s supported by science. Caroline discusses her motivation behind her work and how her product, Nouri, is bringing transparency to the cloudy health + wellness space.
Have you ever wondered what the venture capitalists you’re pitching to are looking for? Take an exclusive look into the mind of investors with these five tips that can make or break your ability to raise seed money.
Meet Your Five Minute Mentor: Eller Mallchok. In this interview with Launch Letter, Eller answers questions like, “What is your most unpopular business opinion?” and “What is someone you learned that only experience could teach?”
Putting a bandaid on the problem rather than addressing the real, core issues is a very temporary solution. For true change, we have to tackle the roots. This week we are highlighting how cliexa improving the chronic disease space through mobile management .
Medication non-adherence costs the US around $300 billion a year. This week, we are highlighting how ScriptDrop is streamlining prescription delivery and reducing the impact of medication non-adherence.
If CapitalOne can do it, why can’t health systems? A few takeaways for the healthcare system: 1. Think about consumers, not transactions, 2. Act with the next generation in mind, 3. Know that the little things aren’t little, 4. Invest in physical design, 5. Think about the end users.
The list of “what’s wrong” in healthcare in longer than a CVS receipt, so we are highlighting companies that are Making Something Better in health. Introducing, Bright Spots.
We are thrilled to introduce you to our 15 new healthcare startups that make up our 2019 portfolio!
Learn the 5 Most Important Financial Tips for Early Stage Entrepreneurs from the CFO of a Seed-stage Venture Capital Firm
Are you interested in becoming an advisor with Jumpstart Foundry’s portfolio? We are looking for individuals who want to share their expertise with young, hungry Founders.
Health systems are looking for ways to turn the patient feedback into actionable steps. Meet PatientsVoices and hear how Mary Kay O’Connor (JSF ‘18) is solving this problem.
Whether you’re full-time remote worker or grinding on that side hustle after hours, not all coffee shops are made alike…free wifi, ample outlets, and a great atmosphere are required. Here is our list of the best spots to work remotely in Nashville.
With people waiting until later in life to have children and fertility treatment being a cost many cannot afford, how can DTC empower patients to get in front of fertility complications that could arise later in life?
Parker Polidor shares how Jumpstart provided a ‘seal of approval’ that allowed his company to gain credibility & validation among other investors and go on to raise $1.6M.
Companies have gone DTC to deliver anti-anxiety medication. Where is the line between increasing access and irresponsibility?
The DTC market is experiencing expansive growth in healthcare. Is the timing right for investors? Here are 8 market forces that may indicate the timing is right.
Every year, Jumpstart Foundry aims to find 15-20 of the most innovative healthcare startups. We travel to meet with entrepreneurs near & far. This year, our team has been to Silicon Valley; Manchester, UK, Boston, Philadelphia, and Chicago.
CapitalOne is trying to change that mindset to make banking more relatable and comfortable, healthcare can and should do the same. Get Lucas Artusi’s take on the matter.