With the U.S. spending $3 trillion on health care per year, the race is on to improve an inefficient system. We ask entrepreneurs at Blueprint Health accelerator to share their best tips for starting up.
Crowdfunding is catching fire in health care, partly because of the growing collection of sites that offer services to entrepreneurs inventing new products for patients, physicians and other medical providers.
Ryo Kubora performed nearly a thousand eye surgeries and discovered the gene that causes glaucoma, before starting his biotech company, Acucela. His innovation in the field of eye diseases makes him a finalist for Entrepreneur of 2012.