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Entrepreneur: Someone who assumes the financial risk of the initiation, operation, and management of a business. Entrepreneurs are success-oriented, take calculated risks, participate in networking, stay optimistic, see challenges as opportunities, and strive to make their dreams a reality.
Does this describe you?
The Health Sciences Entrepreneurs is a group of alumni dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship in the rapidly evolving world of health care. The group, hosting events for alumni and students since 2005, has recently launched a mentoring program. To learn more about mentoring opportunities, follow the link on this site.
Health Sciences Entrepreneurs Mentor Network
Ed Faulkner (left) and Eugene Khazan E ‘01, co-founders of CleriCare. CleriCare’s founders have been mentored by the Health Sciences Entrepreneurs since January 2010. Their product, eMar express, is an electronic medication management system for assisted living facilities.
Health Sciences Entrepreneurs (HSE) mentoring service is open to all
Northeastern University alumni who have ideas about starting new
businesses in the health sciences field.
If you have started a new business in the health sciences or have an idea for a business in the health sciences, apply as a Venture (doc) or a Mentor (doc).
Send the completed forms to Julie Norton at email@example.com.
Become a Part of HSE Mentoring Program Today: Stories from our mentors/ventures
HSE in the News
Healthcare entrepreneurs share secrets to success
Steve Picheny, who graduated from the College of Engineering in 1964, has played a part in saving hundreds of thousands of lives, but few people even know his name. Picheny was one of three entrepreneurial panelists who shared their startup experiences with approximately 100 students, faculty, and alumni on Thursday evening in the Raytheon Amphitheater. The Health Sciences Entrepreneurs, an alumni group dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship in the rapidly evolving world of healthcare, hosted the event, which was aptly titled “Anatomy of a Business Venture.” » Read More
Chipping away at cancer
In the last two decades, the number of deaths from colorectal cancer has steadily declined, according to the American Cancer Society. While some of the decrease can be attributed to better treatment practices, early detection is another primary factor. Nonetheless, colorectal cancer is still the second leading cause of death among men and women in the U.S., and is expected to be responsible for more than 50,000 deaths in 2012. » Read More
For entrepreneurs, health sciences provide challenges, opportunity
Its byzantine regulations and painstaking approval processes make breaking into the health-care field incredibly difficult for entrepreneurs. But for the few with the right mix of motivation, savvy and drive, it can be quite rewarding. » Read More
Anatomy of a Business Venture: Three entrepreneurs reveal their lessons learned
Thursday May 30, 2013
"Health Science Career Opportunities through the Lens of an Entrepreneur"
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
“Entrepreneurial Evolution of Healthcare 2000-2020"
Thursday, May 31, 2012
"Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Community Pharmacy"
Friday, November 2, 2012
“Entrepreneurship as a Mindset: Four Entrepreneurs Share Their Diverse Paths”
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
“From Student to Entrepreneur: Four Entrepreneurs Share Their Diverse Paths”
Thursday, November 3, 2011
“Developing your Idea & Making the Perfect Pitch”
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
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"Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Health Care Reform"
Tuesday, November 4, 2010
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Calling All Student Entrepreneurs: Roads to Entrepreneurship
Thursday, November 4, 2010
Healthcare Reform and the Entrepreneur: Emerging trends for your success
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
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