by Angela Dunn
With the JOBS act, crowdfunding looks to boost healthcare innovation. A look at Medstartr and the reputation economy driving innovation and startups.
The Reputation Economy Is Growing in Ways You May Not Have Imagined
The reputation economy is not new in the online world and social networks. However, the reputation economy is growing and becoming increasingly important in ways many might not have imagined–how funds are raised, which companies are started, whom do you refer, who refers you, referrals from professional and personal networks—and now open data on the relationships between doctors. These are all new measures of reputation coming from new sources, becoming more and more transparent, and driving innovation and the economy.