Emre Koskal, CEO of DatAnchor, discusses how DatAnchor keeps data safe and how cybersecurity will globally affect businesses now and in the future. VGV just recently invested in DatAnchor this first quarter of 2019.
MedPilot’s Jake Myers, CEO and Nathan Spoden, COO talk about how experience and having the right team paves the way to creating a successful startup, and what MedPilot’s focus on the consumer means for the future of healthcare digitization. VGV invested in MedPilot in December 2018.
How did you both get involved in the healthcare industry?
Jake: Nate and I have somewhat of a shared background. We met after college at the healthcare consulting company we worked for at the time. We were the younger guys on the team, and both new to healthcare. We were put on the project that was buying healthcare entities that were going bankrupt or that were having difficulties, and then the consulting group would go in and restructure the operation.
William Fuller, CEO of S4 Medical, shows how a complication in heart procedures paved the way for a new, revolutionary device that eliminates risk of harming the esophagus. VGV invested in S4 Medical this past summer of 2018.
Tell me about you and your background?
I’ve been in the medical device commercialization field for more than 20 years, previously I was the CEO and founder of another company (Centerline BioMedical) and I was CEO-in-residence at BioEnterprise.