The health space is crowded with female-founded startups doing truly remarkable things. By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0) Creeky, old-fashioned, awash in paper and inefficiencies, America’s healthcare system is ripe for innovation, and plenty of startups have noticed. Founders of all stripes are working on keeping us healthy, sane and out of medical bill-induced bankruptcy. [...]
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Health tech startups utilize domain expertise in analytics and turn smartphone cameras into biosensors! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Health startup accelerator Rock Health held demo day for their second class of health startups yesterday. If you didn’t already know, Rock Health is a five month program and seed accelerator targeting health-related [...]
CellScope Raises $1M From Khosla Ventures To Create Smartphone Imaging Devices For At-Home Medical Devices
UC Berkeley Haas School of Business MBA candidate Amy Sheng co-founded CellScope in 2010. By Leslie Zeigler (Creative Director, Rock Health) CellScope, a mobile health startup building systems for at-home diagnosis, and recent graduate of Rock Health’s first class of startups, announced today that it has raised $1M in seed funding from Khosla Ventures. Using [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Rock Health hosted the 2012 Health Innovation Summit in San Francisco this week, showcasing a remarkably gender-balanced set of interdisciplinary innovators in the burgeoning health/tech space. As keynote speaker Mitch Kapor stated, “It is possible to go up the learning curve yourself without the basics of the [...]
By Maria Ly (Co-Founder, Skimble)
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) This morning at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC, Julia Hu (Co-Founder & CEO of Lark) got engaged while presenting her startup onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC — her boyfriend inserted a proposal slide into her deck. Meanwhile, attendees at the National Center for Women in Technology annual summit were [...]