How Do I Make Money? HealthTech Startup And Business Models

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4Ps, PPO, HMO, MCO, ACO, VFVB, CMS, PMPM, PBM – the list of acronyms is long, see Appendix. But cut through the jargon and you will see healthcare does follow certain principles when it comes to business models. While the topic is excruciatingly complex, below is an attempt to simplify it into a framework. One key difference between healthcare and other industries is the business models are rarely mutually exclusive; rather, companies frequently have multiple fundamentally different cash streams. 1) Get End Customer to Pay This is classic B2C, perhaps 10% of healthcare dollars in the US. Importantly, this segment…...

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Amit Garg I have been in Silicon Valley for 20 years -- at Samsung NEXT Ventures, running my own startup (as of May 2019 a series D that has raised $120M and valued at $450M), at Norwest Ventures, and doing product and analytics at Google. My academic training is BS in computer science and MS in biomedical informatics, both from Stanford, and MBA from Harvard. I speak natively 3 languages, live carbon-neutral, am a 70.3 Ironman finisher, and have built a hospital in rural India serving 100,000 people.