“When one door closes, another door opens” – Alexander Graham Bell
A big Thank-you to all the readers who’ve followed this blog over the last few years. At last count there were over 20,000 hits. I’ve learnt a bunch and made some good friends along the way.
I’m now working for a specialized healthcare services company in a full-time role, so no longer blogging here.
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Recently, I’ve attended two events focused around use of IT in healthcare. Various terms are used – Digital health, mHealth, eHealth, connected health – for the purposes of this discussion I’ll use Digital health. For me, this was quite an … Continue reading →
Recently, I’ve been asked a few questions about my investing approach and a specific medtech situation. The questions are: 1. Is Medtronic a value play? Given my medical background, the reader was interested to know if I could bring any … Continue reading →
At the recent EuroMedtech 2013 in Dusseldorf, I was invited to put together and moderate a panel of medtech CEOs. The panel title was “From the trenches: Entrepreneur war stories” and the focus was on what it takes to start … Continue reading →
Recently, I was pointed twice* to a TED talk by Dan Pink on the science of motivation. The video is only 20 mins long with some great insights, so well worth the time to watch. In summary, Pink talks about … Continue reading →
Last week I attended the MedTech Investing Europe conference in Lausanne, Switzerland. While at the meeting, I met with a number of entrepreneurs – some of them first timers, some serial entrepreneurs with successful exits already behind them. What were … Continue reading →
Last week one of the medtech CEOs I work with recommended a book: “The Checklist Manifesto: How To Get Things Right” by Atul Gawande. I was intrigued by his 2 minute summary on a tube ride in London – depicting … Continue reading →
“One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind” Neil Armstrong During March I attended a couple of events. One was Sensors in Medicine in London and the other was Diabetes UK in Manchester. Both were fascinating and … Continue reading →
While doing some research on medtech M&A, I stumbled across this video of Lessons Learned by Fred Khosravi. Along with his partner, Amar Sawhney, they has founded some 12 medical device companies. Of these, they have exited 7, to the … Continue reading →
“Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom” – Francis Bacon Yesterday my twitter account was hacked. Again. That’s 3 times in the last 6 months (in which time I’ve also stopped actively using the service). Twitter help page says change … Continue reading →