Tag Archive: PokitDok

  1. How-Women-Are-Leading-the-Digital-Health-Startup-Revolution-Infographic-title
    by Angie Chang

    Women In Healthcare Startups (Infographic)

    From Pokitdok to AliveCor, from Cake Health to Rock Health, female founders are emerging in the health tech space.

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

    In a recently released infographic, Rock Health reported that young women practicing medicine are more likely to shoulder the obligations of child and family care. They are also likely to face obstacles like self-confidence issues, time constraints and inability to connect with senior leadership. Education and skills are not often seen as obstacles.

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    by Angie Chang

    Rock Health Kicks Off "XX In Health" Week

    The “XX in Health Initiative” aims to change the ratio among women leading healthcare.

    By Dana Rosenberg (Director of Business Development, Rock Health)

    We hear startling statistics on the number of women in leadership positions all too often…

    Women represent 19% of law firm partners.
    Women hold 17% of the seats in congress.
    Women comprise 11% of the investor community.

    …and in the healthcare industry, the story doesn’t get any better. While women make up 73% of medical and health services managers, only 4% of healthcare CEOs are women. In 2012, 3 female CEOs managed to raise $2M or more, as compared with 73 of their male counterparts.

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    by Angie Chang

    Serial Entrepreneur Lisa Maki Raises $1.3M Seed For PokitDok

    Lisa Maki, co-founder and CEO of PokitDok, raises a seed round of funding and launches.

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

    Consumer-facing health startup PokitDok raised $1.3M in seed round funding led by Charles River Ventures.

    Serial entrepreneur Lisa Maki co-founded PokitDok in 2011 and currently serves as the company’s CEO.

    Prior to PokitDok, Lisa co-founded BeliefNetworks, a semantic search company purchased by Benefitfocus in 2010. Prior to that, Lisa held several roles at Microsoft, including Product Unit Manager for product research assisting International Disaster