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Articles Tagged "entrepreneur"

David Hovda on Innovation, Startups and Artificial Disc Replacement

by Heather Tunstall | Jun 2019

The CEO of Simplify Medical, David Hovda, shares how he got from the U.S. Navy to orthopedics, lessons he learned along the way and his vision for cervical disc replacement.... Read more »

Randy Theken’s Views on Contract Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing and Much, Much More

by Carolyn LaWell | May 2019

Randy Theken of Theken Companies recently launched a contract manufacturing firm and has multiple business ideas in the works. We took the opportunity to ask him what excites him about orthopedics and what has led to his success during his 25+ year career.... Read more »

AcceLINX Adding Three Experts to Consultant Roster, Collaborating With AMB Surgical

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018

The musculoskeletal health business accelerator adds expertise focused on manufacturing/operations, reimbursement and grant writing.... Read more »

OrthoWorx Announces Staffing Changes

by BONEZONE | Aug 2017

Chief Operating Officer, Cathy Limina, will return to private industry after serving in the position for five years.... Read more »

Entrepreneurial Engineering: Start with the Problem

by BONEZONE | Aug 2017

Entrepreneurial engineers look beyond the obvious to see the bigger picture. So often, it’s less valuable to take problems at face value and solve them as assigned without looking at the matter more broadly. Ask yourself some key questions to gather ideas, make them tangible and lend detail to you... Read more »

AcceLinx Launched to Fuel Warsaw Entrepreneurship

by BONEZONE | May 2016

AcceLinx was developed with the understanding that innovation in orthopaedics has become more complex, and the timeline from concept to market has extended to six or more years due to regulatory and reimbursement scrutiny. Selected entrepreneurs will have access to strategic resources, guidance and ... Read more »

Zoning In with Orthopaedic Surgeon Entrepreneurs

by BONEZONE | Dec 2015

BONEZONE looked back on some of the orthopaedic surgeon interviews conducted throughout the year to see what they had to say about the direction of the industry. Here, we recap four of those insights.... Read more »

What Would You Tell a Young Engineer?

by Randy W. Rapin | Apr 2015

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

The Starting Line: Turning the Corner with a Device Concept

by John Gagliardi | Jul 2014

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Raising Money for Your Medical Device Startup

by BONEZONE | Dec 2011

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

How (Not) to Fail as an Entrepreneur (or R&D Engineer, Buyer, Product Manager...)

by BONEZONE | Aug 2011

Dear Reader: While this article focuses upon avoiding the common pitfalls of the start-up entrepreneurial company, there are lessons here that anyone working in any company can benefit from, since at the end of the day we are really all entrepreneurs, and work in an increasingly competitive world. W... Read more »