Mental health…ask for help


This can come in many forms, but when your mental health needs care, deciding to get that care should be just as straightforward as deciding to treat a torn ACL: you find the right professional and get help. Includes ideas + tools to successfully implement mental health strategies.

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2 Reasons Why Forums Are Important for the Mental Health of Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Forum is an amazing way to navigate and manage your mental health. Here are the two main ways that Forum can help you with your mental health issues. This is one way forum can serve your mental health. Best Practices Health Inspirational Mentor

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Techstars New Health Care Partner: Announcing UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars


Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, and UnitedHealthcare, a leading health care company, today announced the UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars.

Making Steps Toward Better Mental Health in Your Workplace

Entrepreneurs' Organization

And our workplace environment, culture and habits have a significant impact on our health—particularly our mental health—which, in turn, has a great effect on our productivity. The Top Signs of Mental Health Issues at Work. Risk Factors That Affect Mental Health in the Workplace.

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AI and Health Care

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

This slide got my attention: It is interesting, and not totally surprising, that the sector that AI-focused entrepreneurs are targeting more than any other is health and wellbeing. David Kelnar sent me this deck that he did on the state of AI. It is very good.

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Month


In case you’ve been under a rock and didn’t know – It’s Mental Health Awareness Month. If you are not familiar with us here at GCUC, we strongly believe in advocating and supporting mental health. It’s time that we make a change and destigmatize the conversation around mental health. For over a year now, our founder, Liz Elam, has been opening our conferences with a talk called “Health is the new black”. Beginnings Mental Health Awareness

Digital Health Becoming a Reality

Both Sides of the Table

Yet 2010 is already showing me how connected our lives and our health are starting to become. Social networking meets online personal health management.

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Ready to Disrupt Health Care? Applications open for the UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars


The digital health market is transforming before our eyes. Unprecedented capital is penetrating the health-tech sector, with startups seeing over $8B in funding in 2018, exceeding 2017’s $5.7B venture funding, and digital health IPOs are starting to infiltrate Wall Street.

Ascend BioVentures helps determine right path for health care discoveries

Innovation 2 Enterprise

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OU), Presbyterian Health Foundation, and OMRF (Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation) are Ascend community partners and ready sources of new science. By Scott Meacham. Copyright © 2019, The Oklahoman. It’s really difficult to invent new drug therapies. Research and development can take decades. Once a potential drug appears viable, testing for safety and efficacy adds more years. At every stage, risk of failure is extreme.

App is Crap (why Apple is bad for your health)

Both Sides of the Table

I would argue that if Apple’s app model continues to succeed it is bad for your health. It’s the best thing for our health. Absolute Power Corrupts, Absolutely. I was living in Europe in 2000 when the first WAP phones (Wireless Access Protocol) were introduced.

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One Essential Question to Ask When Beginning an Accelerator Program


The Future of Work accelerators mental health personal growth rhythms sleep startup life startups“If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” ” — Lewis Carroll. Last week, Exponential Impact’s latest cohort visited the GAN office. XI is a GAN Accelerator located in Colorado Springs and this cohort of founders is an amazing group, just starting the program.

500Kobe Accelerator Program is back, now with a Focused Track on Health


This year’s program will continue to support startups across all industries and sectors, but will include a special focus on startups within the health space. The post 500Kobe Accelerator Program is back, now with a Focused Track on Health appeared first on 500 Startups. 500 Startups and Kobe City are thrilled to announce our 4th consecutive accelerator program, which will commence on November 4th, 2019.

[Insightec in PR Newswire] INSIGHTEC MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound Receives Reimbursement from Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare for the Treatment of Essential Tremor


INSIGHTEC®, a global medical technology innovator of incisionless surgery, today announced that it has received national reimbursement from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) for treating essential tremor.

International Coworking Day


Community Coworking Coworking Trends Future of Work Mental Health AwarenessToday is the day to celebrate the fact that we are all part of something far greater than ourselves.

What Happened When I Hit a Wall and the Important Question I’m Using to Move Past It


I ended up having to leave work for the day to get checked out by my doctor because I felt so exhausted and overwhelmed and I just had to make sure something bigger wasn’t going on with my health. Shame because I write and talk about founder mental health all the time. The Future of Work exhaustion founder fitness founder wellness mental health overwhelm startup life

[Surgical Theater in Yahoo Finance] Surgical Theater Received Approval to Market the Surgical Navigation Advanced Platform (SNAP) and SuRgical Planner (SRP) Systems from the Israeli Ministry of Health


The post [Surgical Theater in Yahoo Finance] Surgical Theater Received Approval to Market the Surgical Navigation Advanced Platform (SNAP) and SuRgical Planner (SRP) Systems from the Israeli Ministry of Health appeared first on OurCrowd.

It’s Very Rarely About You


Changing the Tapes boss ceo feedback mental health victim mentalitySitting in the Denver airport earlier this summer, I heard our gate attendant get on the loudspeaker to announce that we had to switch gates. As I started to pack my things to make the move, I noticed that the guy next to me was absolutely irate. He couldn’t believe we had to switch gates and he made it known to everyone within earshot.

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The Art of Integrating Your Product Into a Health System or Hospital

Dream It

Yes, we’re referring to the actual integration of your product into a health system’s existing workflows and technologies. Don’t let an inadequate integration process prevent you from closing or implementing with a health system customer.

8 Tips To Improve Your Healthy Living Strategy

Startup Grind

This is the main cause of gaining lower abdominal fat, along with other health-related issues. Health Healthcare StrategyHealthy living is not a cup of tea that you can warm up and reuse. You need to chart a full diet plan to stay well and strong.

New Whitepaper: The 2019 Innovation Landscape – Free to Download

UBI Global

Blog Innovation Insights #Gamification 2019 Innovation Landscape Agriculture Artificial Intelligence Big Data Digital Health Education Environment Housing Immigration IoT Medicine Politics Retail Security Socioeconomics TravelA New Start for a New Year Let the 2019 innovation begin! Startups, incubation programs and corporations around the world are joining the renaissance of innovation that is expanding across multiple industries.

The Ezra Klein Show: VC Bill Gurley on Transforming Health Care

” And my liberal friends look at that and they say, “If we had not created this halfway measure of health security, we would have what every other country has,” which seems to work well in other places, which is a government-run system where health protection insurance is guaranteed in some way or another, the exact structures differ, but by the state. Ezra Klein : You’re talking here about electronic health records.

The Health of the SaaS IPO Market

Tomasz Tunguz

Of the 43 SaaS companies to have gone public in the time period between 2006 and 2014, 60% are trading above their IPO pop price – the price at the end of their first day of trading. The median company has appreciated 69% since its IPO. The chart above shows the trends for each of the companies in this data set. Xero tops the list that more than 17x appreciation. This is an anomaly; the company went public right as it was founded and has grown to be worth several billion dollars.

[DarioHealth in Yahoo Finance] DarioHealth Announces Alliance with DigitalHealth.London As Part of the UK Israel Dangoor Health Initiative


”) as part of its UK Israel Dangoor Health Initiative (the “Initiative”), which aims to partner leading Israeli digital health companies with the UK National Health Service (NHS) to benefit patients.

[Bol Pharma in The Jerusalem Post] Health Ministry Announces New Rules for Medical Cannabis


New steps outlined by the Health Ministry will make it easier for consumers of medical cannabis to access their medications, according to a ministry statement on Thursday.

Your body, disrupted


The doctor evaluates your symptoms, considers your age, weight, family health history, and ultimately determines treatment. The Digital Health Revolution. Health records today are dispersed among our various providers.

The Challenges SaaS Businesses Face Communicating their Financial Health

Tomasz Tunguz

First, current accounting practices don’t properly reflect the health of recurring revenue businesses, like Box. Tien’s point is that the true health of a SaaS business isn’t properly communicated with the accounting systems we have in place today. Tien Tzuo, the founder and CEO of Zuora* and former CSO/CMO at Salesforce, knows SaaS businesses better than most.

[MedAware in Mobile Health Times] Dr. John Halamka Joins MedAware as Strategic Advisor to Advance HealthIT Standards for Patient Safety


The post [MedAware in Mobile Health Times] Dr. John Halamka Joins MedAware as Strategic Advisor to Advance HealthIT Standards for Patient Safety appeared first on OurCrowd.

Reconstructing Cancer Treatment: zPREDICTA Deal Profile


health cancer startup deeptechImagine if each and every cancer patient got a custom treatment based on their bodies’ makeup, which in turn increased the likelihood of the treatment’s success? zPREDICTA is making this vision reality.

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Vision and passion drive successful entrepreneurs

Innovation 2 Enterprise

A case in point is Dr. Ryan Dennis, CEO of Linear Health Sciences, a medical device company whose safety valve technology will change the way patients are connected to their treatments. Linear Health is in the final-stages of FDA approval and approaching product launch for the company’s Orchid Safety Release Valve, a globally patented, patient safety device designed to help prevent intravenous (IV) catheter dislodgement. By Scott Meacham. Copyright © 2019, The Oklahoman.

[Tyto Care in TechCrunch] Consumers get another digital home health offering as Tyto Care and Best Buy launch TytoHome


The post [Tyto Care in TechCrunch] Consumers get another digital home health offering as Tyto Care and Best Buy launch TytoHome appeared first on OurCrowd. Best Buy is partnering with the Israeli technology company Tyto Care to become the official retailer for the company’s all-in-one digital diagnostics kit through its physical stores in California, the Dakotas, Ohio and Minnesota, and through its online store. Read more here.

Being a Victim Won’t Make You a Good Boss


Changing the Tapes company culture founders mental health startup culture victim victim mentalityThis past Sunday, someone on our staff sent me a text about a payroll issue. Everyone on our team gets paid at the end of the month and a paycheck should have hit this person’s account the previous Friday, but it never happened. Not exactly what any of us want, and truly a frustrating experience for them. But, when I got the text, something happened for me that tends to happen a lot.

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One Thing That’s Skyrocketing My Productivity


Proven Methods founder fitness founder wellness founder wellness pact mental health proven methods rest sleepFor the past two months, I’ve been keeping close track of the rhythms in my life. I’m looking at things like: What I eat and when. When I go to sleep and for how long. When I work and what kind of work I’m doing. When I use my phone and what I’m using it for. I began this sort of life tracking after reading Designing Your Lif e.

The Simplest Brand Health Question For Your Startup

Tomasz Tunguz

But brand health tends to be a hand-wavy, amorphous concept. For most startups, a website or mobile app is the primary place to establish and reinforce a brand, a critical part of building a valuable company.

Meet the Startups of Batch 25


We’re thrilled to see that diversity is in no short supply with the group: 33% of companies are women-led, 40% of founders self-identify as Black or Latinx, and sectors represented range from FinTech, to Digital Health, to EdTech, to E-Commerce, and beyond. At 500, it’s our mission to back the world’s most talented entrepreneurs, whether they’re on the other side of the globe or in our own backyard. The latest San Francisco accelerator batch was no exception.

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The Startups and Investors Bringing Voice Tech to Healthcare

Dream It

From using voice analysis to identify behavioral health issues to streamlining physician documentation of patient interactions, startups have incorporated voice technology to improve the value and efficiency of care. Voice tech is on the rise.

How Co-Working Spaces Are Helping To Create True Sense Of Community And Why We Need It Right Now


Community is good for your health just like this forbes article says. Being around other humans, moving your body, connecting, talking, seeing others point of view- all of those things contribute to not only your health but also your happiness. Thanks for that Forbes.

HealthTech News Roundup

Dream It

This issue is the latest in a series of problems for IBM's Watson Health product suite. An article in NPR describes a recent study that linked high-deductible health plans to delayed diagnosis and treatment. Upcoming Events Rock Health Enterprise Insights Series | NYC, Washington, D.C.,

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A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I want to focus on the product because I think it is a game changer for all of us that access the health care system regularly. The Abridge mobile app ( get it here ) allows anyone to record a medical visit with a doctor, a nurse, or any other health care professional.

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An In-Depth Look at The Medical Device Cybersecurity Startup Landscape

Dream It

Health systems and hospitals face unprecedented cybersecurity challenges. These devices are a real threat to the health of the patient in each bed, the health of all of the patients in the hospital, and the hospital’s entire network.

The Up and Coming Startups Aiming to Disrupt Healthcare


It’s one of the many reasons why we chose these health industry startups to join our 25th seed program batch in downtown San Francisco. Healthcare has a notorious reputation for being intimidating.

Welcoming MDmetrix to the Founders’ Co-op family

Founders Coop

spends about twice what other high-income nations do on health care, but with results that are often worse than those countries achieve at much lower cost. With support from Seattle Children’s Research Foundation, MDmetrix was originally developed to address physicians’ frustration with the lack of visibility into health outcomes. The U.S.

A Single Report to Measure the Health of Your Startup's Sales Team

Tomasz Tunguz

Measuring and tracking the performance of a growing sales team is critical to the growth and financial health of a business. Edward Tufte , master of information design, would be proud of this report because it conveys at least four different things about the health of a sales team succinctly. After a SaaS startup has achieved some degree of product market fit, the business will likely ramp the go-to-market teams, and in particular the sales team.

MedStack (Dreamit HealthTech 2016) Closes $2.4 Million Seed Round

Dream It

Companies that want to develop digital health products and connected devices have to comply with regulations like HIPAA in the US and PIPEDA in Canada in order to work with patients’ healthcare data.