There are lots of great healthcare entrepreneurs sharing their successes, hurdles, and lessons on Twitter. Lucky for them, there are also a lot of investors sharing their advice.
Other Twitter users have collected helpful lists of biotech VCs that you can follow. But for your Friday afternoon, here are a few words of wisdom they’ve been sharing lately:
— Marc Weiser (@greatlakesvc) September 12, 2012
Marc Weiser is a former internet and software entrepreneur who’s now the founder and managing director of RPM Ventures, an information technology investor.
Entrepreneurs response: “we’re great” or “we are facing some challenges” the latter answer is often the guy that builds a lasting business
— Vinod Khosla (@vkhosla) September 30, 2012
You might recognize the name: Entrepreneur and VC Vinod Khosla has been in the news recently for his provocative comments on machines replacing doctors.
— Dave McClure (@davemcclure) October 5, 2012
People and personalities can win in the short term. What is “right” and ideas win in the long run.
— Bob More (@Bobmorevc) October 4, 2012
Bob More is a partner at Frazier Healthcare Partners.
Asian investors flush with cash and already saturated in home markets, so capital being reallocated from Asia back to Europe and US
— John E. Milad (@jemilad) September 20, 2012
John Milad is a medical technology investor based in the UK.
“When we were told it’s impossible, we knew it’s the right way to be done.” –Joe Sutter, Boeing 747 team leader
— Garry Tan (@garrytan) September 17, 2012
As a partner with Y Combinator, Garry Tan invests in early-stage tech companies.
What do investors look for? The three key things I’m looking for are: People, Product and Potential
— Jason Ball (@jasonball) October 5, 2012
Jason Ball is a London-based senior investment manager at Qualcomm Ventures Europe.
Let’s all say this together, if you launch before you ship, you are heading for failure…
— Mark Birch (@marksbirch) October 2, 2012
March Birch is an entrepreneur and investor in New York City.
“Your role as a leader is to prepare to be wrong.” #inc5000
— Brent Beshore (@BrentBeshore) October 4, 2012
The CEO of AdVentures, Brent Beshore, is also a venture partner at Gen Y Capital.
Don’t ask investors to help you find recruits. Do ask them to help you close them.
— chris dixon (@cdixon) September 16, 2012
Chris Dixon is a partner and co-founder at the seed-stage venture capital fund Founder Collective.