Posts Tagged: entrepreneur

If You Build It, Will They Come?

The discussion surrounding what it takes to create an innovation hub / field of dreams, where entrepreneurs will flock and startups will be created and grow, has been ongoing within the innovation ecosystem.  We’ve written about it here and here. The Kauffman Foundation recently published a paper comparing and ranking performance in U.S. metro locations,…
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HealthIT: Progress Shown, Challenges Ahead

In collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health and Mathematics Policy Research, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a report analyzing health information technology in the United States. The report analyzed the following areas and we’ve detailed a few key points below: Progress on adoption of electronic health records In 2012, 40% of office-based…
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Number Crunchers

Here at Chrysalis, we love us some data. Venture investing isn’t all about “trusting the gut” after reading through a business plan or listening to an elevator pitch, when deciding whether to partner with an entrepreneur. A considerable amount of time is spent by a venture capitalist in the due diligence process — crunching industry,…
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