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    JPM Healthcare 2020 and the Growing Ecosystem of Data Analytics Platforms and Software Solutions
    by Tomy Han, Principal at Volition Capital JPM Healthcare 2020 Two weeks ago, I attended the 38th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. At the conference, there were over 9,000 attendees and 450 private and public companies, representing “the entire global healthcare landscape, including pharmaceutical firms, healthcare service providers, profit and not-for-profits, and … Continued
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    The SaaS Enabled Network Effect: Q&A with Sean Cantwell and Tomy Han
      Q&A with Sean Cantwell and Tomy Han What is the network effect? The network effect is a framework where the more users or more customers a product or platform has, the more value it creates for users, hence, the value of the product itself continues increasing organically. But, there’s a chicken and egg issue … Continued
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    NRF 2020: How Data and Tech Will Drive the Future of Retail
    by Zac Goldman, Analyst at Volition Capital Earlier this week, I joined thousands of others at NRF 2020: the world’s largest retail conference and expo. Anyone that has attended a massive conference knows how easy it is to get overwhelmed by a tsunami of information and flashy tech — and NRF is no exception. However, … Continued
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    ICR 2020: Profitability, Efficiency (and Cannabis) in the Spotlight
    by Susie Harbour, VP at Volition Capital January’s ICR 2020 conference sustained its reputation as one of the largest investment conferences that focuses exclusively on consumer companies. The conference is unique in that it’s attended by the entire spectrum of key players: private and public institutional investors, industry participants, and observers, and sell-side bankers and … Continued
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    CES 2020 & The Future of IoT
    By Austin Goltz, Analyst at Volition Capital CES 2020  Last week, a projected 4,400 exhibiting companies and 175,000 professionals participated in the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Sprawled out over 2.9 million square feet, (1) the show practically leaked into the desert surrounding Las Vegas. Two members of the Volition Capital team attended the conference, … Continued
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    Movement of Physical Things: Tracing a Technological Transformation
    by Jim Ferry, VP at Volition Capital The Internet has and will continue to change how all physical things are being moved. This is true across almost every category. In ride-hailing, we’ve seen the growing dominance of Uber and Lyft. DoorDash and Grubhub have likewise fundamentally changed food delivery. Even in waste management, disruptors such … Continued
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    Revenue Cycle Management Technology: Making Healthcare Efficient
    by Zac Goldman, Analyst at Volition Capital What is Revenue Cycle Management? Simply put, Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) relates to everything that has to do with making money in healthcare. More granularly, RCM is the process that healthcare facilities use to track important financial and patient data – from appointment scheduling to billing. Crucial to … Continued
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    Who Are Volition Analysts, What Do They Do, and Why They Are an Asset to You
    Who are the Volition analysts? Why are they contacting me? By MK Marino, Associate at Volition Capital If you’re reading this article, you’re probably already familiar with VC and growth equity analysts and their “pitches” (which might start to sound the same, even if there’s an occasional creative angle). Successful entrepreneurs receive many pitch calls … Continued
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    Boston Tech 2020: Preparing For Opportunities and Change
    Read the full article by Sean Cantwell in Bostinno They say success breeds success. I agree, and Boston’s tech scene captures this notion perfectly. Locally-born businesses like HubSpot, Demandware, Trip Advisor, and Wayfair have energized the community and paved the way for others. At Volition Capital, we’ve evaluated and invested in several growth-stage consumer internet … Continued
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    Digital Healthcare: The Transition to Digital Healthcare is Just Getting Started
    by Claude de Jocas, Sr. Associate at Volition Capital Not long ago, experts predicted that delivery of healthcare services via the internet would be limited to a narrow band of low-priority activities. Yet, recent years have seen a number of successful, specialized digital models emerge – replacing traditional delivery methods, reducing costs and delivering significant … Continued
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