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  • New Rules For Our Health’s Digital Future Crunch Network

    New Rules For Our Health’s Digital Future

    Technology promises to transform healthcare. It’s redefining how we interact with, and act on, our health data, and reshaping how care is delivered and coordinated. But uptake so far has been limited — particularly among the elderly, those with chronic conditions and others who could benefit most from a better, smarter healthcare system. To understand why, we need to look at… Read More

  • The White House Is Ready For Tech To Step Up In Government Crunch Network

    The White House Is Ready For Tech To Step Up In Government

    It’s no secret that the tech community has historically reacted with hesitation at the thought of collaborating with the public sector, what with the red tape, bureaucratic processes, lengthy sales cycles and a generally poor standard of implemented technology (remember Healthcare.gov before Marketplace Lite?). Clashes with Uber and Airbnb have created an image of our government as… Read More

  • The Rise Of Entrepreneurial Communities Crunch Network

    The Rise Of Entrepreneurial Communities

    This summer, as Chairman of the House Small Business Committee, I had the opportunity to honor an innovative business accelerator called First Batch. This isn’t your typical business accelerator. First Batch is a product accelerator in my hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio, that focuses on helping entrepreneurs and makers bring physical products to market. It’s a great resource… Read More

  • How To Say No, And Other Tips From Inside SRI’s Venture Process Crunch Network

    How To Say No, And Other Tips From Inside SRI’s Venture Process

    Editor’s note: Norman Winarsky is the Vice President of Ventures at research and technology development organization SRI International. What have we learned over more than 65 years of invention and commercialization? There are several specific ways in which our venture processes stand in contrast to what is in vogue today. These are lessons that anyone in the business of innovation… Read More