Studies reveal that 46% of women say they are not comfortable talking about their period as a reason for needing time off work yet 23% have been forced to take time off for severe menstrual symptoms. Elix Founder and CEO Lulu Ge chats with us about the new menstrual brand developing personalized herbal formulas to alleviate menstrual symptoms.
Lesley Eccles cofounded a unicorn with her husband. The toll on a relationship that building a flourishing business brings led her to launch an interactive relationship training app so that what we can all be our best selves for our partners. Meet Relish…
Living in the epicenter of the coronavirus plague is a surreal experience. Outside my window, New York City appears serene – devoid of its former noise, bustle, and loud citizenry. However, a few blocks north, south, and east it is a war zone with fatalities piling so high that administrators are utilizing mass graves. One […]
Life Sciences are the heart of health. New approaches in bio, microbiome, treatments, disease prevention, neuroscience, and pharma propel transformation in care. As such, life sciences stand at the heart of our fund’s focus on individual health and happiness. We have been investing in life sciences since 2016 when we started Joyance, our initial health-focused […]
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.