Backed by Bill Gates, Kallyope is mapping out the connection between the gut and the brain to combat obesity.
Primary Venture Partners” General Partner Brad Svlurga shares why the firm invested in OneThree Biotech, a life science company accelerating drug discovery through the use of AI.
2048 Ventures Managing Partner Alex Iskold shares some insights into what he is looking at from an investment standpoint in 2020 and beyond.
“You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by that is it’s an opportunity to do things that you think you could not before.” – Rahm Emanuel, as quoted by a reporter for the Wall Street Journal in November 2008. With the above words, the incoming Chief of Staff of the Obama […]
Growing up, I watched as my grandmother repeatedly traveled thousands of miles between Barbados and Boston to speak with doctors after undergoing surgery for a brain tumor. When Carlos was 8 years old, his eye was critically injured while playing with his friends. After the accident, Carlos spent 3 years in and out of hospitals and visited doctors’ offices five days a week. Imagine how different those experiences would have been if doctors had access to eConsults.
The coronavirus panic is in full swing and the New York City business community is being deeply affected. Events are canceled, decisions are not being made, and employees are afraid to commute. Find out what some of the tech companies in New York are doing to minimize the disruption to business operations through preparation and planning.
Less than half of critical surfaces in healthcare settings are properly cleaned, contributing to unnecessarily high rates of infection. While studies have shown that improved cleaning proficiency can reduce infections by up to 80%, existing approaches to reduce human error in cleaning do not improve technique effectively.
Sitting in New York’s former Engineer’s Society, I spoke with Oleg Kivokurtsev of Promobot and discussed his latest service bot creations that are being deployed across the globe in hotels, office buildings, and hospitals. Fay-Louise Hayden of VentureOut (his New York mentor) shared a vignette of her experiences last month as the imposing humanoid diagnosed tourists in Times Square for […]
Despite its popularity, “Dr. Google” is not an authoritative source when it comes to matters of health. K Health, a knowledge and telemedicine platform, serves as the go-to destination that contains vetted, accurate information and treatment options for health conditions, built from its massive anonymized data set from others with the same symptoms, medical profile, […]
When navigating your choices for choosing healthcare providers, insurance companies have traditionally sent you a directory that’s as thick as a phone book. Not only is the physical directory challenging to use, but it’s also static and often contains outdated information. Enter Ribbon Health, a health data platform that powers payers, providers, and digital […]
$87.3M raised. Scaled the team from 10 employees to 100+ in less than 5 years with plans to build the team to over 200 by the end of the year. Meet Maven, the women’s health digital network.