Evidence-based Entrepreneurship in Healthcare

Start/End Date: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

As healthcare relies on evidence-based practices the healthcare startups need to adopt this paradigm in their development process. We will discuss the evidence-based entrepreneurship model as it applies to the healthcare sector.


1. What is evidence-based entrepreneurship

  • Definition of evidence-based entrepreneurship
  • How has the product development process changed over the past decades
  • Product development velocity/cycle time
  • Waterfall vs. iterative model
  • How do you know your idea is good? Learn product market fit through customer development process and value proposition.

2. Business model canvas

  • Getting evidence
  • Assessing evidence
  • Defining the optimal strategy

3. Customer discovery process - The concept of Pivots based on your finding of customer discovery

4. Agile development process

5. Group discussion

  • Share your story

6. Q&A and conclusions
    Instructors: Dr Kalyan Kalwa, Dr Mohan Venkataramana, Dr Pavel Hradecky

Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) is a secured facility, so you will need to check in at the security desk on the first floor. Please bring a photo ID.

Kendall Square T Stop (Red Line) is across the street from the Cambridge Innovation Center. There are a number of pay parking lots in the area. There is free parking after 5 pm on Memorial drive.
Be a mentor - Share you knowledge and experience with others; sign up to be a mentor. Email kalyan.kalwa@healthinno.org with your interest. Mentors could get a piece of the startup they are mentoring.

Teach a class - Are you an expert in a certain area? If so other people can benefit from your expertise, teach a class and build your personal or business profile. You can teach a class at Cambridge Innovation Center or a webinar, you come with your expertise and we will do the marketing and fill the class for you. Interested? Email kalyan.kalwa@healthinno.org with class details.


Cambridge Innovation Center
1 Broadway 11th floor, Singapore conference room
Cambridge, MA 02142

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