Obamacare spurred 90 healthcare startups, report says

The Affordable Care Act has driven a rush in entrepreneurship with more than 90 new healthcare companies that have been created since 2010, many with venture capital funding and many aimed at bringing hospitals and physicians software and management services to adapt to new Medicare and insurance payment models. There are five trends to watch out for as the Affordable Care Act turns five, according to colleagues at the PwC Health Research Institute’s new report. Read More>>

Startups: Don’t Wait to Brand Yourself

Startup’s can be a daunting mission for the thriving entrepreneur; having the sheer task of product development, venture capital, and sales which are of such obvious importance. All this leads to a real pressure to put branding on the back burner. That is believed to be the bridging gap towards the real success of the company as a solid brand identity is an invaluable resource to an early-stage company, one that makes it easier to raise money, drive revenue and build the team. A brand is a revenue and growth tool, one that drives your beliefs and strategic vision forward which helps to communicate with the target audience. Read More>>

ViaSat, Boeing prep satellite-based broadband system

A global satellite broadband network has been announced by ViaSat and Boeing. The venture is meant to enable regional operators around the world to offer broadband services. ViaSat-2 is expected to cover seven times the geographic area and offer twice the bandwidth economics advantage of its former model, which the two claim is currently the highest capacity satellite in orbit. Read More>>

FAA: Business Jet Fleet To Grow Over Next Two Decades

The FAA have foretasted that the business jet fleet are projected to grow at an average rate of 2.8% a year from 2014 through 2035. Overall, the active general aviation fleet is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 0.4% over the 21-year forecast, from an estimated 198,860 aircraft in 2014 to 214,260 by 2035. FAA have also stated that while the business jet market is projected to grow, the piston-powered aircraft market is expected to decline in the future. Read More>>

I Beat A Patent Troll And You Can Too

The article by Chris Hulls, the chief executive of the family networking and communication service, Life360, talks about how Chris battled against patent trolls. Chris believes that fellow VC’S should not give in to these patent trolls and should look to battle these companies even if it means taking the matter to court. Chris also provides some valuable tips to Venture capitalists in this article in regards to patent trolls. Read More>> 


Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have conformed that people with lood alcohol level (BAC) was slightly less than .08 percent performed better in a creative task than did their sober counterparts. This does not encourage drinking rather it tells us that thinking about work when you are jogging, falling asleep, sitting on the beach, swimming etc could help u achieve the eureka moment. Read More>>

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