SPEED CHANGE REPEAT Podcast
Stefan van der Fluit - Non-Invasive Wearables | Biomarkers from Sweat | Athletic Performance

Stefan van der Fluit - Non-Invasive Wearables | Biomarkers from Sweat | Athletic Performance

August 7, 2022

Stefan is the Co-Founder and CEO of Flowbio, a start-up focused on building the first real sweat sensor. 

Together we are diving into Stefan's founder story and the vision for Flowbio and how they plan to position themselves within the wearable market. 

Stefan is giving us an insight into the early days of forming the company and how his Co-Founder and CTO tackled the hardware challenge for developing a proper sweat sensor.

Joseph C. Kvedar - Hybrid Care | Digital Phenotyping | Challenges for Health Ventures

Joseph C. Kvedar - Hybrid Care | Digital Phenotyping | Challenges for Health Ventures

July 31, 2022

Joseph is a Professor of Dermatology at Harvard University. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of npj Digital Medicine one of the most relevant academic journals for publications at the intersection of innovation and digital health. Beyond that Joseph has been working and adivsing different healthtech ventures over the past years.  

Together with Joseph we dove into the status-quo for the most relevant digital health applications and discussed opportunities and challenges. 

Rachel Soper Sanders - Health Testing Kits | NFTs in Health & Fitness | Athlete Investors

Rachel Soper Sanders - Health Testing Kits | NFTs in Health & Fitness | Athlete Investors

July 24, 2022

Excited to host Rachel Soper Sanders who is teh Co-Founder and CEO of Rootine a health and wellness company focused on optimizing cellular nutrition through better data science and personalized health solutions to help people perform at their best everyday.

Rachel started Rootine shortly after finishing her MBA at Harvard and meeting her Co-Founder. 

Together we are covering different topics around building ventures for personalized health and the opportunities and benefits related to optimizing a persons nutrient levels. 

David Mehlman - Optimizing Athletes | VC Downturn | Health Monitoring Ecosystem

David Mehlman - Optimizing Athletes | VC Downturn | Health Monitoring Ecosystem

July 17, 2022

For this episode on the SCR Podcast we hosted David Mehlman founder of Ommyx. 

Together with his team they are working on decoding personal health data across different tracking devices to determine what works best on an individual level. 

David gives us an insight on his perspective for the connected health segment and the opportunities and challenges he sees. We are talking about different approaches and the go-to-market strategies for personalized health ventures. 

Due to the recent turn in sentiment within the VC and start-up world we also touched upon the status-quo of the market and what it means for start-ups raising capital. 

Phil Southerland - Pro Cycling | Continuous Glucose Monitoring | Abbott Partnership

Phil Southerland - Pro Cycling | Continuous Glucose Monitoring | Abbott Partnership

July 10, 2022

Phil Southerland is the CEO and Co-Founder of Supersapiens.

In 2019, Supersapiens approached Abbott about bringing their technology to the athletic community, and a partnership was soon  established.

In September 2020, Abbott announced that its Libre Sense Glucose Sport Biosensor had achieved a CE Mark. It is the first  CGM approved for non-diabetic use in the world.

By combining Abbott's proven track record in glucose sensing technology along with  Supersapiens' app and personalized analytics, athletes are able to better understand the correlation between their glucose levels and their athletic performance.

Gil Blander - Venture Building for Longevity | InsideTracker | Scientific Foundations in Venture Building

Gil Blander - Venture Building for Longevity | InsideTracker | Scientific Foundations in Venture Building

June 26, 2022

On this episode we are talking with Gil Blinder about his journey from leaving MIT to building towards human longevity.

Gil is the Founder of InsiderTracker a web-based personalized nutrition and exercise product.

The vision behind the company is to build a truly scientific product, every recommendation is based on publicly available research publications and clinical trials results.

Tune in for a deep dive as we cover multiple interesting topics around building ventures for personalized health. 

Ari Tulla - Personalization for Health Products | Life Expectancy Decline | Nutrition Ventures

Ari Tulla - Personalization for Health Products | Life Expectancy Decline | Nutrition Ventures

June 13, 2022

On this episode we are hosting Ari Tulla who is a serial entrepreneur in the digital health space. 

Together we are talking about his start-up journey that took him from Finland to the Bay Area and the story behind his first venture BetterDoctor.

We are taking a look at the field of nutrion and supplements and why personalization is unlocking the key component of better human health. 

Quin Sandler - Sensor Insoles | Personalized Coaching | Gait Analysis

Quin Sandler - Sensor Insoles | Personalized Coaching | Gait Analysis

June 5, 2022

On this episode we are talking with Quin Sandler about wearables for biomechanichs and the health opportunities for analyzing human movement data. 

Quin has an amazing founder story with his company Plantiga, which he started together with his dad. Together we are diving deeper into the approach his team is taking towards scaling towards mass market.

We talk about what it means to work with professional athletes in the NBA or NFL and the outlook for wearable companies. 

Joshua Bonhotal -  From NBA to Start-Up | High Performance | $110 Million for building Future

Joshua Bonhotal - From NBA to Start-Up | High Performance | $110 Million for building Future

May 21, 2022

On this episode of the SPEED CHANGE REPEAT Podcast we are hosting Joshua Bonhotal who went from working in ProSports to being part of the world-class founding behind Future, the company providing one-on-one digital training with fitness coaches at home, the gym, or on-the-go. 

Together with Josh we are diving into his incredible journey of starting out his career with the Chicago Bulls and moving on to building out the Sports Performance program at Purdue Univerrsity. We are nerding out on what it means to push constantly for high performance and how to optimize and structure around it. 

We also are diving deep into the early days of building Future and what it meant for Josh to move give up his dream of becoming the GM of a major sports brand over an e-mail to join building a start-up that went on to raise over $100 Million. 

Dima Gazda -  Future of Prosthetics | Electronic Implants | Ukranian Tech Talent

Dima Gazda - Future of Prosthetics | Electronic Implants | Ukranian Tech Talent

May 14, 2022

On this episode we are talking with the incredible founder of Esper Bionics. 

Esper is is targeting the $10trnl market for future electronic implants by starting of by challenging the protsthetics industry. The company is introducing one of the lightest prosthetic hands in the market, which is supported by the Esper platform for device control and body data collection. 

Dima and the majory of the team at Esper are from Ukraine and have had remarkable luck in being able to relocate the majority of their staff before the start of the war in Ukraine where R&D had been operating. Esper is headquartered in New York and has already got some serious attention as one of their product demo videos hit 15 million views on youtube alone. 

 

 

 

 

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