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 [...]
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What the Health is Happening? Trying to be a “Market Creator” is Crap, and Don’t Waste Your Time Stalking Competitors (Part I)
By Jen McCabe (Founder & CEO, Habit Labs) As a startup founder, it’s often tough to figure out what news has direct import for your sector. One commonly adopted habit path I’ve seen fellow founders pursue is to sit down, crack the laptop, slam a Red Bull or coffee, open up Hacker News/TechCrunch, and wallow [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) The new Habit Labs focuses on contextual computing for health behavior change. Jen McCabe is now CEO of Habit Labs, while co-founder Buster Benson serves as CTO. The merger will take Habit Labs from San Francisco to Seattle, where Jen’s background in patient advocacy and social design [...]
By Jennifer Lum (Angel Investor, Apricot Capital) I’ve been angel investing for a year now and I’m thoroughly enjoying it! I started investing so that I could collaborate with top entrepreneurs and investors. I invest through Apricot Capital with my co-founder Peter Wernau. We’ve invested in 8 companies and are thrilled to be working with [...]
Women 2.0 asks Esther Dyson, angel investor in companies like Flickr and 23andMe, about opportunities for entrepreneurs and the women entrepreneurs in her portfolio. Esther Dyson: The opportunities for women are basically the same as opportunities in general. They are not currently in video sharing or yet another social network (ie. “if we get 10 [...]