What to do (and not do) when making an investor pitch (Weekend Rounds)
10 things that investors like and loathe in entrepreneurs’ pitches. Investors gave thumbs up to the ability to improvise and thumbs down to an infomercial tone at a recent critique of entrepreneurial pitches in Philadelphia.
Two Minnesota hospitals craft authentic social media voice. “The hospitals who are successful are the ones who have really detailed a specific reason they are on Facebook; they detail certain kinds of content or certain ways they want to engage with their audience,” Lewis said. “They are not just on Facebook [for the sake of being on it].”
Athersys, University Hospitals partner for clinical trials of MultiStem for stroke. University Hospitals Case Medical Center will be one of 25 institutions in the U.S. to take part in a phase 2 clinical trial of a stem cell treatment for stroke developed by Cleveland-based Athersys (NASDAQ:ATHX).
Diabetes drug developer Lumena raises $2.5M; compound regulates blood sugar. The new capital means the company can proceed to human tests for its novel type 2 diabetes treatment, which aims to develop a pill to help patients regulate their blood sugar.
How the cloud can improve health and wellness outcomes. That’s because the cloud possesses several key characteristics that make it a huge boon to wellness programs: It’s everywhere, it’s always on and it’s secure and reliable.