Health tech startups utilize domain expertise in analytics and turn smartphone cameras into biosensors!
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
Health startup accelerator Rock Health held demo day for their second class of health startups yesterday. If you didn’t already know, Rock Health is a five month program and seed accelerator targeting health-related mobile and web applications and the entrepreneurs who are interested in building them.
Here are the women working on ground-breaking innovations in health – from utilizing their domain expertise in analytics to turning smartphone cameras into biosensors – and creating the next big healthtech startup. Digital health is quickly becoming a hot investment area.
This article has been syndicated from TechCrunch.
By Kim-Mai Cutler (Writer, TechCrunch)
I would normally rather have a root canal instead of write about the issue of women in technology. I just find most essays on this really tedious and obvious. (Sorry Alexia.)
But I do want to point one thing out. When I went to my first Y Combinator Demo Day three years ago, there was one woman. At this week’s Demo Day, there were six companies with one or all female founders among the 66 startups in the class.
I’m going to keep this post simple. No complaining.