The passage of the Affordable Care Act revealed many gaps in the healthcare market and frustration has grown for consumer when thinking about having to deal with their insurers. Zipari saw this as the perfect opportunity to improve healthcare CX to lower healthcare costs across the system. Zipari achieves this through its customer experience platform for […]
“I don’t care how much money you have, when a cancer diagnosis happens, it’s far too difficult to get the right information. My family was part of the group that didn’t quite get the right answers.”
1 in 3 senior citizens suffers from a fall each year according to the CDC but software companies like Somatix have built life-saving wearable technology that passively monitors a patient’s wellbeing, allowing healthcare providers to intervene before serious accidents happen. Somatix’s offers its signature SafeBeing™ software solution to elderly care facilities and rehab centers on […]
In 1978, the world’s first IVF baby was born and since then approximately 8M babies worldwide have been born as a result of IVF. Even though IVF has made significant advances, current infrastructure at IVF clinics is insufficient to keep up with IVF’s growing demand. TMRW Life Sciences created ivfOS™ to help clinics safely and […]
The average, lifetime cost that pet owners pay to get their dog groomed can top out at a whopping $14,400. Routine preventative and wellness care for dogs is expensive and Wagmo developed a new type of pet insurance that covers day-to-day essentials including grooming and dental work. Wagmo offers three tiers of annual membership plans […]
As we approach the year’s end, I’m delighted to report that our funds are growing and changing. In particular, I wanted to let everyone know about plans for the next Social Starts fund, Social Starts Health and Happiness, which we call “SH2,” for short. SH2 is the only venture fund focused on the emerging science […]
Managing a HSA (health savings account) can be confusing because requirements are adjusted each year to account for inflation. In 2020, if you have a HSA account and self-only coverage, you can contribute up to $3,550 with pre-tax dollars. Starship is the first robo-advisor to help manage HSA accounts and earn a return on these […]
The BSG LA Outpost (West Hollywood) is generating millions of dollars in revenue and is profitable, while not being fully ramped. When analyzing the NYC population and demographics, we realized that we can be even more successful in New York City. With these two locations, we will have a significant presence in the two biggest US markets and generating substantial revenue and profitability.
Navigating healthcare can be an extremely confusing and costly process. Rightway Healthcare leverages its team of expert navigators, including nurses and doctors, to help guide members to the best treatment plans at the best prices. Healthcare costs are soaring out of control, crippling employers while their employees are often unable to decipher the complexities of their healthcare […]
I am sometimes asked: Why do you invest in health and happiness? Why not just invest in health, or even health care, which is where other funds focus and where the impact of science is obvious?
Relationships take work. Every couple fights; the most common arguments stem from money and delegation of responsibilities, but not every couple takes the time to step back to truly assess and work on their relationship. Relish is the relationship training app that gives couples a convenient and personalized way for couples to strengthen their relationship. […]