Category Archive For "#Founder Friday"

#FounderFriday: Michael Yuz, MD, MBA

This week’s #FounderFriday is Michael Yuz, CEO of SecondOpinions.com. The company aims to bring changes to the medical consultation for all areas of medicine, including radiology. Through their platform, patients are able to receive the additional medical consultation in the privacy of their home or office. Patients are able to access the radiology images report from physicians 24/7/365, by simply uploading the images on the platform. We are very excited to have Michael Yuz and SecondOpinions.com to be a member of angelMD.


Name: 

Michael Yuz, MD, MBA

Position: 

CEO

Company:

SecondOpinions.com

Where are you from:

Boca Raton, FL

What is the favorite restaurant to eat at for a business meeting:

Kalutz, Ft Lauderdale FL

What is the best book you have read in the last 6 months:

Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance

When I am not in the office, I am…:

Enjoying my family (3 kids and wife of 25 years)

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#FounderFriday: Aakash Sur

This week’s #FounderFriday is Aakash Sur, CTO of miPS Labs. The Seattle-based biotechnology startup is the first and only company to offer consumers individualized cell cryopreservation in anticipation of stem cell therapies that are currently in development around the world, including treatments and potential cures for macular degeneration, heart disease, spinal cord injury, Parkinson’s disease and type 1 diabetes.  We are thrilled to have Aakash #tellyourstory and miPS Labs be a part of#thescienceofinvesting.

 

Name:  

Aakash Surakon

Position:

CTO

Company:

miPS Labs

Where are you from:

Seattle, WA

What is your favorite restaurant to eat at for a business meeting:

Starbucks

What is the best book you have read in the last 6 months:

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by  John le Carré

When I am not in the office, I am…..

Gaming

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#FounderFriday: Kourosh Parsapour, MD MBA

This week’s #FounderFriday is Kourosh Parsapour, Co Founder and  CEO of personalRN. The California startup built user-friendly mHealth apps to help patients & providers engage each other in a more meaningful way.

A core tenet of personalRN’s design philosophy is to help create and facilitate the “ideal patient-provider relationship”, which they do by maximizing provider time and optimizing patient knowledge. We are thrilled to have Kourosh #tellyourstory and personalRN be a part of#thescienceofinvesting.

  

Kourosh Parsapourkourosh-parsapour

Position:

Co Founder and CEO

Company:

personalRN

Where are you from:

Sacramento, CA

What is your favorite restaurant to eat at for a business meeting:

Silvio’s Braziliaan Beach BBQ in Hermosa Beach, CA
What is the best book you have read in the last 6 months:

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell

When I am not in the office, I am…..

…in the hospital. Or driving to the hospital.

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#FounderFriday: Dan Clark

This week’s #FounderFriday is Dan Clark, Co Founder and  CMO of Linear Health Sciences. The Oklahoma startup developed cutting-edge innovative technology to prevent unwanted disconnection of medical tubing from patients. Their flagship Orchid product-line utilizes a patent-pending and proprietary breakaway valve to bring innovation to an otherwise commoditized and innovation starved market in the IV infusion disposables space.  We are thrilled to have Dan #tellyourstory and Linear Health Sciences be a part of#thescienceofinvesting.

 

Name:  

Dan ClarkDan Clark

Position:

Co Founder and CMO

Company:

Linear Health Sciences

Where are you from:

Los Angeles, CA

What is your favorite restaurant to eat at for a business meeting:

A Manhattan Beach local restaurant called Simmzy’s

What is the best book you have read in the last 6 months:

Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

When I am not in the office, I am…..

Focused on living a healthy life: Avid gym/fitness nut bookended with surfing, volleyball, hiking, soccer – whatever elevates the heart rate.

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#FounderFriday: Gregory Stein, MD, MBA

This week’s #FounderFriday is Gregory Stein, CEO and President of Curtana Pharmaceuticals. Curtana Pharmaceuticals is a preclinical-stage company focused on developing first-in-class small molecule therapeutics that directly target and kill cancer stem cells (CSCs) for the treatment of brain cancer, including glioblastoma (GBM) in adults and pediatric high grade glioma (pHGG) in children. We are thrilled to have Gregory #tellyourstory and Curtana Pharmaceuticals be a part of#thescienceofinvesting.

 

Name:  

Gregory Stein, MD, MBAuntitled

Position:

CEO

Company:

Curtana Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Where are you from:

Austin, TX

What is your favorite restaurant to eat at for a business meeting:

Pappadeux

What is the best book you have read in the last 6 months:

I have two kids under the age of 5. Who has time to read a book?!

When I am not in the office, I am…..

Spending time with my family or at the gym.

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