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The rise of FemTech in Europe: stronger and here to stay

Their customer base is more than half of the world population. They develop health solutions for the ones being most affected by ageing and health issues. And they are aware of the fact that working females spend 29 per cent more per capita on healthcare compared to males in the same age group. I’m talking about … Read more

The Belgian digital health ecosystem in 2017

the Belgian digital health ecosystem in 2017

Healthtech is a broad sector note: this article was first published in january 2018. This is an updated version of september 2019 (1).  Worldwide, HealthTech or digital health is one of the top sectors for startups and scaleups. In general, we speak of HealthTech referring to companies that use software or data to improve efficiency and … Read more

CVC in healthcare: 10 leading corporate venturing funds

10 international corporate venturing funds

CVC in healthcare keeps on growing this year. Corporate companies innovate their healthcare products and business models and love to cooperate with startups to do so. And all kinds of companies have their own corporate venturing funds investing in healthcare. If you are interested in corporate venturing examples in our industry, I’ve selected some of … Read more

Corporate companies love to cooperate with healthcare startups

Corporate companies love to cooperate with startups, definitely in healthcare. It helps them to steer their business into new directions and mitigate slow development. And the nature of this cooperation can be very different: from technology partnerships to startup competitions, their own cv fund and all that lies in between. So, as corporate venturing in … Read more

one-day business workshop with Sofie

win 1-2 months in one day

If you’re looking for fast inspiration and feedback on your healthcare innovations project, the one-day business workshop with dashplus is perfect for your company. During one day I will help your team to analyse new business opportunities. You receive external feedback and I give you suggestions on your strategy up till now. Next, we dive … Read more

Value based healthcare is more than a buzzword

what is value based healthcare?

Have you ever heard of value based healthcare? For some in health, it’s nothing more than a buzzword, others are changing a complete health system to work value based. I think value based healthcare offers anyone in the health business ecosystem interesting possibilities to innovate: hospitals, health insurances, technology and pharma companies, governments, and universities … Read more

Future business ideas 2020

Hey, pretty shining people! Do you know this fine song by George Ezra? While I was writing the ‘Basics to grow‘ ebook, this song was on the radio a lot. I realized it’s one of the messages I hope that will stand out: ‘hey, you healthcare innovators: you’re not on your own’. I know that … Read more

Euroquity: open investment platform with a keen interest in healthcare

Are you a healthcare company looking for investors and/or partners? Then it’s definitely worth registering at the Euroquity platform. This neutral and free platform was founded over 10 years ago now, in 2008, by French top health and life sciences venture capitalist BPI France.    The Euroquity platform is open to all entrepreneurs and investors, … Read more

AXA first to launch teleconsultation to over 50k Belgians

Insurance company AXA announced to start with teleconsultations in the Belgian market as from 1 July 2019. More than 50 000 Belgians, all customers of AXA’s health insurance, will get free access to the service. AXA and its service partner company AXA Partners already have over 5 years experience with teleconsultations in France. Just a … Read more

The invasion of the health coaches?

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Preventive care needs certified health coaches Recently, I was at the official launch of the Flemish Association of Health Coaches (VVGC) in Bruges. Over 200 people gathered to listen to the purpose and ambitions of the professional association: they want to train, certify and support preventive health coaches. This way, VVGC wants to guarantee quality … Read more

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