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What's Really Killing Digital Health Startups

November 1, 2015 0 Comments

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What's Really Killing Digital Health Startups
While it's true that many startups fail not because of a lack of technology but rather a lack of product market fit, in healthcare, many great ideas falter because of technology — or more specifically, the difficulty in integrating to legacy systems …
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Uber, Cloudera, Pinterest — Fidelity Sees Big Gains From Hot Startups
The $ 103.4 billion Fidelity Contrafund has seen a paper profit of $ 470.9 million over the last three years as investments in privately-held startups worth $ 1 billion or more have paid off, Fidelity's securities filings show. But those startups are hard …
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How Startups Can Transform Capital Markets (And Why There's No Cap-Market Uber
Fidessa, a UK-headquartered provider of trading software, recently released a whitepaper examining the state of the fintech start-up arena and how it relates to the capital market industry. The paper found that start-ups are having a hard time …
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Mutual Funds Flail at Valuing Hot Startups Like Uber
Glenn Booraem, who handles Vanguard Group's private-securities valuation, says startups are “inherently more difficult to value on a stand-alone basis.” That's one reason why the firm's portfolio managers buy private shares “on a relatively limited …
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