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A tough choice for medical-tech startups

Three medical experts duked it out today in our first debate: “Should mental health startups be required to back up their claims with evidence?” One entrepreneur, Peter Hames, implored the medical-tech startup community to backup their claims with solid proof.  But evidence-gathering takes time—potentially even years, not months. As doctor and serial entrepreneur Jay Parkinson … Continue reading “A tough choice for medical-tech startups”

Three medical experts duked it out today in our first debate: “Should mental health startups be required to back up their claims with evidence?” One entrepreneur, Peter Hames, implored the medical-tech startup community to backup their claims with solid proof. 

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But evidence-gathering takes time—potentially even years, not months. As doctor and serial entrepreneur Jay Parkinson pointed out on Twitter, it’s often at odds with the typical venture capitalist’s timeline. 

If faced with that decision, what would you choose? Please share your thoughts with @chrissyfarr on Twitter. 

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Christina Farr is a San Francisco-based journalist specializing in health and technology. Before joining Fast Company, Christina worked as a reporter for VentureBeat, Reuters and KQED

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