HealthyOut was a finalist at the PITCH SF 2013 Startup Competition. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) With two-thirds of American adults struggling with overweight and obesity issues, developing solutions to help people eat healthier has never been more important. Mobile app HealthyOut, co-founded by CEO Wendy Nguyen raised a $1.2 million round [...]
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PITCH SF 2013 Finalist Wendy Nguyen, CEO and Co-Founder of HealthyOut, Raises $1.2 Million Seed Funding
Technology has enabled a new wave of healthcare startups. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) The healthcare industry is overdue for improvement, from tracking expenses to mobilizing health-minded services with new technology. Health startups are being incubated and accelerated by organizations like Rock Health and Startup Health. In fact, PITCH SF 2013 Startup [...]
Pick a problem/space and not an idea. Startups are hard (very hard) and it is very likely that during the process of executing your idea, you will need to change course. By Wendy Nguyen (CEO & Co-Founder, HealthyOut) Entrepreneurship can feel like an illusion. Here in the Bay Area, we are inundated by the fables [...]
What’s next after a boat? With a goat? On a plane? On a train? In a tree? Seems like a lot of incubators if you ask me. By Lisa Suennen (Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Psilos Group) I was hanging out with Tom Rodgers of Cambia Health the other day and we were discussing the seemingly [...]
By Joshua Henderson (Director of Programming, Springboard Enterprises) Several weeks ago, I wrote about resources available to high-growth, women-led companies. Besides missing a few important organizations like SmartGirlsWay, NewME Accelerator, Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs, BlogHer Entrepreneurs and ACTiVATE, I said that we wanted to partner with non women-focused groups/events to champion more women through the [...]