Physician Entrepreneurism and Venture Capital with Dr. John Shufeldt

Our guest today on The White Coat investor podcast is John Shufeldt. He is an emergency physician, but that’s not why we brought him on. Granted, I do like emergency physicians—they hold a special place in my heart for obvious reasons—but he is coming on the podcast today because he has a pretty remarkable career in entrepreneurship. Dr. Shufeldt talks to us about physicians being entrepreneurs and the life cycle of starting up a business. He walks through how to scale, mistakes he made over the years, raising money, selling your business, and so much more.

Listen to Episode #281 here.


Dr. Shufeldt’s Upbringing and Education Experience 

Before we get into the real reason we have you on here, I want people to get to know you a little bit better. Let’s start at the beginning. Tell us about your upbringing and what it taught you about money.

“I was raised in Chicago, somewhere in Chicago. I was adopted in an early age out of an orphanage. My parents were both World War…

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