Tag Archive: Cheryl Swirnow

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    by Angie Chang

    PITCH NYC 2012: Women Entrepreneurs Talk Disruption In Cleantech, Music And Healthcare With High-Growth Startups

    Live from PITCH NYC 2012 Conference & Competition –

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    At the 2012 PITCH NYC Conference, serial entrepreneur David Weekly moderated a panel of women entrepreneurs who have started ventures in a variety of interesting sectors, from music to health and cleantech.

    Vanessa Stewart (Co-Founder & COO, Soltage) started a renewable energy provider for commercial and industrial clients, putting solar panels on warehouses and manufacturing facilities.

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    by Angie Chang

    Interview With PITCH NYC 2012 Speaker Cheryl Swirnow Of Brooklyn-Based Health Startup Sherpaa

    Tips from the venture-funded startup founder, told to Kate Kendall.

    By Kate Kendall (Founder & CEO, The Fetch)

    In anticipation of PITCH NYC 2012 Conference tomorrow, I chat with speaker Cheryl Swirnow about her Brooklyn-based healthtech startup Sherpaa, a venture funded-company that facilitates email- and phone-based personalized medical advice and access to doctors (or Guides as they call them), meaning patients no longer have to make a trip into the office.

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    by Angie Chang

    Sherpaa Co-Founder And COO Cheryl Swirnow Joins Speaker Lineup For Women 2.0 PITCH Conference In November

    PITCH Conference on November 14, 2012 features a full day of speakers including Sherpaa co-founder Cheryl Swirnow.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    We are excited to announce Cheryl Swirnow, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at Sherpaa as a speaker at Women 2.0′s first PITCH Conference in New York City on November 14, 2012.

    Sherpaa provides 24/7 email and phone access to NYC-based doctors. Her co-founder is Brooklyn-based Jay Parkinson, who

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    by Angie Chang

    Sherpaa, Co-Founded By COO Cheryl Swirnow, Raises $1.8M To Help SMBs Find Better Health Insurance

    Brooklyn-based healthtech startup raises venture capital to disrupt the $2.5 trillion healthcare industry.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Brooklyn-based healthtech startup Sherpaa provides personalized medical advice and/or routes you to the medical professional as necessary. Sherpa announced raising $1.8M last week from investors including O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (its first healthtech investment), First Round Capital and Collaborative Fund.

    Sherpaa was co-founded by Cheryl Swirnow, who spent the last 10 years in human resources helping companies choose and manage their healthcare plans. With Sherpaa, technology will facilitate smartphone conversations between doctors and patients