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50+ is the Sweet Spot for Digital Health Marketing

50+ is the Sweet Spot for Digital Health Marketing

According to a recent report sponsored by AARP, if you’re a healthcare startup your best…

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50+ is the Sweet Spot for Digital Health Marketing

According to a recent report sponsored by AARP, if you’re a healthcare startup your best bet is to focus on the oldsters out there: 50+. It makes sense – at about that age people start to become much more aware of their mortality and are willing to spend more on maintaining and improving their healthcare.…

50+ is the Sweet Spot for Digital Health Marketing

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A.T. Kearney report spells good acquisition prospects for consumer-centric medical device startups

A.T. Kearney report spells good acquisition prospects for consumer-centric medical device startups

A.T. Kearney report spells good acquisition prospects for consumer-centric medical device startups which innovate while defending margins. …

Why Taylor Swift Can Make Millions Selling Static

Why Taylor Swift Can Make Millions Selling Static

The Brand is the Thing When we pay for music in iTunes or Google Play,…

Old Startups

Old Startups

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Small is Beautiful

Small is Beautiful

Virtual Ninja Teams Can Have Real Impact Small Powerful Teams of Like-Minded and Well-Connected Individuals can…

50+ is the Sweet Spot for Digital Health Marketing

50+ is the Sweet Spot for Digital Health Marketing

According to a recent report sponsored by AARP, if you’re a healthcare startup your best bet is to focus on the oldsters out there: 50+. It makes sense – at about that age people start to become much more aware…

SoCal Tech