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With a Medsider premium membership, you’ll get to peek behind the curtain of the world’s most successful medtech and healthtech startups. You’ll learn the strategies and tactics that founders and CEOs use to build and grow companies like Silk Road Medical, AliveCor, Shockwave Medical, and hundreds more!

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As a premium member, you'll have the opportunity to join live discussions with some of the world's top medical device and health technology entrepreneurs. Pick the brains of lifesciences leaders like Nadim Yared, CEO of CVRx, and Renee Ryan, CEO of Cala Health.

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Get Insights From Top Performers

Learn from some of the best medical device and health technology leaders in the world.

Bruce Shook
CEO, Vesper Medical
Garheng Kong
Founder, HealthQuest Capital
Dr. Scott Wolf
Founder, Aerin Medical
Nadim Yared
Renee Ryan
CEO, Cala Health
Daniel Hawkins
Founder, Shockwave Medical
Dr. David Albert
Founder, AliveCor
Erica Rogers
CEO, Silk Road Medical

More About Scott Nelson

The Founder of Medsider

A self-described medtech and healthtech enthusiast, Scott Nelson has held various commercial leadership roles for some of the largest healthcare companies in the world including Medtronic, Covidien, Boston Scientific, C.R. Bard, and ConMed.

Scott is a Founding Partner and Managing Director of Big Sky Biomedical, a leading medtech incubator focused on zero to one value creation. He currently serves as President and CEO of FastWave Medical, a spin-out company founded by Big Sky Biomedical partners, which successfully closed on an investment plus acquisition agreement within 6 months of the company's inception. Scott is also a Co-Founder and Advisor to Crossfire Medical, a Big Sky Biomedical portfolio company, which is focused on the chronic venous insufficiency arena.

Scott also co-founded Joovv, a popular health & wellness brand that’s been featured in media outlets like the New York Times, ESPN, The Cut, Betches, Forbes, and Men’s Journal. Scott’s had the opportunity to participate in podcasts with Dave Asprey, Skinny Confidential, Ben Greenfield, Aubrey Marcus, and many others.

Scott started Medsider in 2010 with one simple goal: help ambitious doers — just like you — learn from proven medtech and healthtech thought leaders.

The primary aim of Medsider is to help save you years of frustration and thousands of dollars by cutting straight to the business growth strategies that truly work!

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