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FDA issues final guidance on mobile medical apps

Tailored approach supports innovation while protecting consumer safety   Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued final guidance for developers of mobile medical applications, or apps, which are software programs that run on mobile communication devices and perform the same functions as traditional medical devices. The guidance outlines the FDA’s tailored approach to mobile […]

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Ignition Labs portfolio company Zenogen disrupts global energy markets

Clean-technology startup Zenogen is setting a new standard for innovation in Australia – beyond web- and mobile-based technology – by making the zero-emissions method of producing hydrogen commercially viable. The company has raised a total investment capital of $435,000 and has received praise from investors in the US. Co-Founder and COO of Zenogen, Alex Metelerkamp, spoke exclusively with […]

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The web’s not the only future for start-ups

Emerging businesses don’t need to focus solely on the online opportunity to gain the attention of investors. To many people “tech ventures” means internet, web and mobile ventures. The success of the likes of Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr continues to inspire a generation of entrepreneurs, has attracted billions from investors, and generated many […]

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Steve Blank on Life Science Startups – Health Innovation Summit

Steve Blank and Thomas Goetz discuss utilising the lean startup methodology in digital health at the Health Innovation Summit. Check out the video here. …… it’s awesome and there are no excuses! Steve Blank has had a 33-year career as a successful businessman, conservationist and teacher. As a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Steve was part of […]

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How health.com.au became the only new private health insurer in 30 years

Private health insurer health.com.au took out the Start-up Award at the national Telstra Australian Business Awards last week. At just over two years old, the start-up has already signed up 40,000 Australians to its policies, with projected annual revenue of $46 million. Two years ago, Andy Sheats decided he was done at realestate.com.au, and was […]

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