Want to know the next big thing in healthcare? Look where the founders are building

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As an early stage business creation platform, we meet founders at the earliest stages of building their businesses. Seeing the areas that are attracting the most talented founders, gives us a unique perspective on the greatest opportunities for value creation. Founders lead the way for showing the whitespace in their industries and it is clear that health and wellness has become one of the most important categories.

 In response to this burgeoning trend in February 2020, we called for founders to build with us within the categories of health & wellness for our inaugural “Humans in the Wild” Entrepreneur-in-Residence cohort. We admitted our first class of intrepid founders, launching a would-be-in-person program just days before the very industry we set out to disrupt was turned completely inside out by the pandemic. Three months later, despite the challenges they faced, our 12 founders had made immense progress building their businesses across broad areas including virtual primary care for people of color, postnatal nutrition, sleep hygiene, and hearing health. 

A year later, healthcare continues to transform at a rapid pace. There has never been a better time to bring entrepreneurial, (Read more…)