SAN FRANCISCO — At Rock Health, entrepreneurs are developing innovative products to keep us healthier, and lower medical care costs.
Women 2.0's mission is to to "inspire, connect and catalyze diverse innovators in technology" and is a champion of women in technology. CancerIQ founder, Feyi Olopade recently landed on Women 2.0's list of nine must-watch women of color rocking the tech startup scene.
CancerIQ won big at this years Challenge Cup in Washington D.C. The global competition, brings together companies from around the world to solve universal issues in four categories– education, health, energy and civil issues.
Last night the Challenge Cup health startup semi-final competition was held as part of the week-long Challenge Cup Festival hosted by 1776. Sixteen health startups from around the globe, plus a few wildcard entrants, traveled to Washington, D.C. to compete for a spot in the finals (taking place on Saturday) and a grand prize of $150,000.
To be a great entrepreneur, you have to be a bit of a fortune teller, able to read the proverbial tea leaves and predict what your customers will want before they know they want it. Steve Jobs had that skill. Elon Musk has it, too. And yet sometimes, it takes a little guidance to figure out which way the winds of change are blowing.