The Health Technology Podcast
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Learn from early-stage entrepreneurs and investors building successful health technology startups.
||Clean#24. Shubhra Jain: How We Invest at Cota Capital||Shubhra Jain, MD, Senior Associate, Cota Capital Dr. Shubhra Jain joined Cota in 2018 as a Senior Associate where she is responsible for sourcing, executing and analyzing healthcare investments. Prior to Cota, Shubhra was Associate Director of Commercia||2/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#23. Ryan Pierce: How to Get Funded||Ryan Pierce, Co-Founder and CEO, Nine, & Lecturer in Bioengineering, Stanford This is a recording of a live event. Download the presentation deck Ryan Pierce is Co-Founder and CEO of Nine, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Rock Health, and Lecturer in Bioeng||2/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#22. Mike Harrison: Pioneering Fetal Surgery||Michael R. Harrison, MDPrincipal Investigator & Clinical Lead, UCSF-Stanford Pediatric Device ConsortiumProfessor Emeritus of Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, UCSFDirector Emeritus, UCSF Fetal Treatment Center Since r||2/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#21. Gene DeJuan: Lessons from Founding ForSight Labs||Gene DeJuan, Jr., MD, Founder & Vice-Chairman, ForSight Labs Renowned retinal surgeon, inventor and entrepreneur Dr. Eugene de Juan, Jr., serves as Vice-Chairman of ForSight Labs, where he participates as an active inventor and advisor in early-stage op||1/28/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#20. Joe Urban: Detecting Acute Kidney Injury at Potrero Medical||Joe Urban, CEO, Potrero Medical Potrero Medical, Inc. is a predictive health company transforming patient care using predictive analytics for early detection of critical illnesses. As a spinout of medical device incubator Theranova LLC, Potrero Medical||1/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#19. Amanda French: Smart Birth Control at Cadence Digital||Amanda French, Co-Founder and CEO, Cadence Digital Amanda is the co-founder and CEO of Cadence Digital – a reproductive health company focused on empowering women to understand and control their birth control. She was a 2016-2017 Innovation Fellow at||1/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#18. Carl Schoellhammer: Innovating in Drug Delivery at Suono Bio||Carl Schoellhammer, Founder and COO, Suono Bio A former student of MIT professor Robert Langer, Carl invented a pill that can inject drugs directly into the gastrointestinal tract. His mPill is a small plastic devices covered with tiny needles and a pro||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17. Alex Tilson: Pivoting with Advanced Materials at Loma Vista Medical||Alex Tilson, Founder & CEO, Loma Vista Medical & Neptune Medical Alex Tilson is the founder and CEO of Neptune Medical. Alex has spent the last twenty- five years leading high performance teams that build innovative, world-class products, including sola||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#16. Russ Branaghan: How to Use FDA's Guidance on Human Factors||Russ Branaghan, President & Chief Scientist, Research Collective Dr. Russell J. Branaghan is founder and scientific advisor at Research Collective. Russ enjoys teaching, mentoring and research as a Professor of Cognitive Psychology and Human Factors at||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#15. Dan Burnett: Starting Medtech Companies at the Theranova Incubator||Daniel Burnett, MD, CEO & Founder, Theranova Dr. Burnett received his M.D. from Duke University and concurrently obtained an M.B.A. from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. Since 2006 Dr. Burnett has raised, or helped raise, over $100MM for the seven The||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14. Evan Luxon: Thoragard, an Automatic System to Clear Chest Tubes||Evan Luxon, CEO & Co-Founder, Centese Evan has experience in the design, testing, and manufacture of medical devices, having worked at early-stage medical device companies in various roles spanning engineering and management. Evan is Co-Founder and CEO||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13. Juan-Pablo Mas: Investing at Action Potential VC||Juan-Pablo Mas, Partner, Action Potential Venture Capital Juan-Pablo is a partner at Action Potential Venture Capital in Palo Alto, CA, and invests in companies that are pioneering bioelectronic medicines and neuromodulation technologies. Juan-Pablo was||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12. David Kim: Changing the Healthcare Ecosystem at DigiTx Partners||David Kim, MD, CEO, DigiTx Partners David is the CEO of DigiTx Partners, bringing both business and clinical expertise to venture capital with an extensive background practicing medicine and building healthcare software companies. Most recently, Dr. Kim||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11. Nick Damiano & Shreya Mehta: Raising $31M for Zenflow's Solution to Treat Enlarged Prostate||Nick Damiano, CEO & Co-Founder, Zenflow Nick Damiano, CEO and co-founder of Zenflow, is an experienced healthcare entrepreneur who has spent 12 years developing innovative medical device and digital health solutions. He earned his MS/BS from Stanford Un||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10. Eric Stone & Pitou Devgon: Velano Vascular and the Needle-Free Blood Draw||Eric M. Stone, CEO & Co-Founder, Velano Vascular Eric M. Stone is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Velano Vascular. A patient advocate and serial healthcare entrepreneur, Stone currently serves as National Trustee and a Committee Chair of t||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9. Josh Makower: Lessons Learned at NEA and the ExploraMed Incubator||Josh Makower, General Partner, New Enterprise Associates Josh Makower is a General Partner on NEA's healthcare team leading their medtech/healthtech practice. Josh is also the Founder and Executive Chairman of ExploraMed, a medical device incubator that||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8. Maryam Ziaei: Transforming Screening for Breast Cancer||Maryam Ziaei, CEO & Co-Founder, iSono Health Maryam Ziaei is passionate about connected medical devices and digital health platforms that empower consumers to both monitor and make smart decisions about their health. She has over 15 years of experience||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7. Robert Chang: Reviving a Team and Technology to Repair Mitral Valves||Robert Chang, Co-Founder, President, & CEO, MVRx Robert Chang is co-founder, president, and CEO of MVRx. A medical device entrepreneur and innovator, Robert developed and championed the company's technology now known as the ARTO System from its beginnin||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6. Mehrdad Farhangnia: Founding and Building Roxwood Medical||Mehrdad Farhangnia, Founder & CEO, Track Medical Mehrdad joined Roxwood Medical at its formation in 2011, bringing with him a successful track record of launching novel medical devices. The company has since raised three rounds of private equity financi||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5. Evan Anderson: Launching Luma Therapeutics & its Psoriasis Patch||Evan Anderson, CEO & Board Member, Luma Therapeutics Evan Anderson, CEO and Board Member of Luma Therapeutics, has 17 years of experience in early stage product and market development. He completed the Stanford Biodesign Fellowship in 2004 and was first||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4. Kirsten Carroll: How to Develop, Communicate, and Deliver on a Winning Medtech Strategy||Kirsten Carroll, Vice President, Strategic Development, Imperative Care Kirsten Carroll holds over 15 years of experience in product development, marketing, strategy and business development for medical devices in stroke care. In November 2017, she join||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3. Michael Seres: From Hacking an Ostomy Sensor to Commercializing a Platform for Patients Worldwide||Michael Seres, Founder & CEO, 11 Health Michael Seres, the Founder/ CEO of 11 Health and Technologies Limited, was diagnosed with the incurable bowel condition, Crohn's Disease at the age of 12. After over 20 operations and an intestinal failure, Michae||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2. Derek Herrera: Lessons on Leadership from a Marine Special Operations Officer||Derek Herrera, Founder & CTO, Spinal Singularity Former Marine Special Operations Officer now working to create change as an entrepreneur in the medical device Industry. Passionate about utilizing advanced technology to create meaningful products to imp||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1. Adam Schoen: How to Secure a Strong IP Position for Your Company||Adam Schoen, Partner, Brown Rudnick Adam Schoen advises life science and medical device companies regarding implementation of a patent strategy to further business objectives and business goals. Adam’s practice encompasses patent preparation and prose||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great podcast for anyone in MedTech space
I started working in a MedTech startup after leaving my last startup in Life Siences. It's been incredibly informative and helpful for me to learn about the space and the intricacies of this area. All the topics including fundraising, regulatory, product development etc are discussed and it's as if they know what I need and include it on the podcast. ABSOLUTELY love it!
Insights from all angles
A great mix of insights from early stage entrepreneurs and investors in the space. These people really know what they are talking about. It's amazing what a variety of backgrounds they have.