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  • GSIF Blog #12

    Conner Calzone, Roy Ndebvudzemene, Tiffany Pang     Refine the detailed income statement for your venture for two years (at six-month intervals) or a more appropriate time scale. Explicitly state the assumptions that underlie your financial model.   https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1UtqK6RgJZu4CY-PxDmE8mOEYOrnFLLXNnSJtWPgsFM8/edit?usp=sharing   Assumptions: Sierra Leone and other developing countries may not have the ability to afford the […]

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  • GSIF Blog Post #11

    Conner Calzone, Tiffany Pang, Roy Ndebvudzemene   Develop a detailed income statement for your venture for two years (at six-month intervals). Explicitly state the assumptions that underlie your financial model.   Device Pricing: There is currently no SCD diagnostic device established in Sierra Leone. One of our competitors are the SickleSCAN device, which is still […]

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  • GSIF Blog#10

    Conner Calzone, Roy Ndebvudzemene, Tiffany Pang   1.Refine your Business Model Canvas: Include a Visual Canvas Extremely specific notes for each block Explain how exactly you will deliver an end-to-end solution. Some specificities to the Business Model: For Customer Relationships, we have to ensure to create trust with the entities buying the devices (WHO, Hospitals […]

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  • CINQ Blog Post #9

    Conner Calzone, Roy Ndebvudzemene, Tiffany Pang     1. Develop a business model for your venture using the Osterwalder business model canvas     Value Proposition:  For all children of 5 years and younger who have sickle cell disease, our SCA diagnostic device is capable of identifying between normal blood, sickle cell disease and sickle […]

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  • CINQ Blog Post #8

    Conner Calzone, Roy Ndebvudnemene, Tiffany Pang   List five compelling takeaways from the Art of the Start (the video we watched). Intent to make an impact and to change the lives of people and that way, you will make money in the process.  The best way to guide this is to have a three-to-four-word mantra. […]

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  • CINQ Blog Post #7

    Conner Calzone, Roy Ndebvudzemene, Tiffany Pang   Summarize and report out on the results of the SKS exercise.   During Tuesday’s class, we completed a series of exercises meant to affirm our own and our teammates’ skills and assets with regards to our project. One of these exercises was the Start, Keep, Stop (SKS) exercise. […]

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  • Blog #6

    Conner Calzone, Roy Ndebvudzemene, Tiffany Pang                                                     2/28/20   Does your work require IRB approvals? If Yes, articulate your detailed IRB strategy. If No, explain why you don’t need IRB approval and identify situations when you might need IRB approval   The Institutional Review Board (IRB) plays a significant role in research if it involves working […]

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  • Blog #5

    Tiffany Pang 2/23/20   List ten things that make you feel human. The ability to feel emotions Empathy Art of sharing Interacting with others Experiencing all types of flavors of food The ability to express my emotions into a form of art (piano, violin, painting, drawing) The feeling of breathing  Nothing feels better than taking […]

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  • CINQ Blog #4

    Tiffany Pang, Roy Ndebvudzemene, Conner Calzone *Based on your life experience, skills and interests, what would a design process that is both uniquely yours and effective look like?    The design process that I have used in the past involved working backward from the idea itself. That way, it has always been easy to lay […]

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  • CINQ Blog #3

    List the top 20 questions your team needs to answer to advance the venture forward. *-indicates most important We are able to diagnose Sickle Cell Anemia, so what? * a. What makes our research so important?   2. How can we implement our project, so that it stays relevant?* a. Is there a way where […]