Author Archives: Meghan M. Alonso

About Meghan M. Alonso

Meghan M. Alonso, referred to by Shark Tank’s Kevin Harrington as a medical device development expert, is known for her award winning medical device podcast, Inspired by Imua, the chapter she wrote in best selling book “Put a Shark in Your Tank, and her valuable connections in the medical industry. According to the Huffington Post, she helps clients navigate the complicated process of bringing their ideas to the marketplace. She’s a patriotic military wife, pet parent, founder and co-founder of 4 successful companies who thrives on guiding medical device and IVD companies through development and manufacturing.

When she isn’t helping others, Meghan is hard at work on her MBA she is pursuing from Auburn University, staying active with her adorable husky Abby, crossfitting, enjoying great restaurants and fine wine with her husband, and soaking up the sun the nearest beach.

003 – Crowdfunding $453k and Goal Setting with Brandon T. Adams

 

In this episode I sit down with Brandon T. Adams who is the author and founder of Keys to the Crowd. Brandon leaves it all on the table sharing his story from watching his dad sell ice as a child to launching his first successful kickstarter campaign, then most recently raising over a whoppin’ $453k for a client.

Highlights:

  • Brandon’s first introduction to entrepreneurship.
  • His inspiration to start his first company.
  • How Brandon transitioned from his first product and became a crowdfunding expert.
  • Why he started the Young Entrepreneurs Convention.
  • How he landed big name speakers like Kevin Harrington, John Lee Dumas, and others.
  • Why you should do things that scare you.
  • How you can win a free VIP ticket to the Young Entrepreneurs Convention
  • Raising $453,803 on Kickstarter.

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002 – Running on 3D Printing Prosthetic Legs: How 3D Printing Changed Derby the Dog’sLife with Tara Anderson

Join me as I talk with Tara Anderson.  She works by day as the Director of Product Management at 3D Systems and foster mom for dogs with Peace to Paws by night.  Learn how she ties her two passions together by helping change special needs animal’s lives through 3D printing and biomedical engineering. **Scroll below to see Derby videos!**

 

Highlights:

  • How Tara entered the 3D printing industry.
  • The process in which Derby was evaluated for prosthetics.
  • The full story of Derby the Dog’s journey.
  • Why 3D printing may not be the best solution for all cases.
  • The future of 3D printing.

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001: The Secrets of Medical Device Marketing with Joe Hage

In this episode, Joe Hage shares the most important marketing and communications tips for companies going through medical device development.  He gives the following actionable advice + more:

  • How to connect with influential people and actually get a response.
  • How to use LinkedIn when looking for investors in your product.
  • Why communication is the key to achieving you goal.

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000: Introduction, What to Expect, and Meghan Alonso’s Story

This episode is an introduction to the Inspired by Imua podcast, covers what to expect when listening, and dives deep into what inspires Meghan Alonso to help others through their journey of medical product development.

  • What is Inspired by Imua and what does Imua mean?
  • Meghan M. Alonso’s personal story and what drives her passion to help medical device companies
  • What you can expect from this podcast.

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