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Strong Suit 240: Who Says Startups Can’t Save Lives?

By August 28, 2018 No Comments

His grandmother in Barbados was diagnosed with a brain tumor.

Which inspired Gil Addo to start a company.

So, in 2013, RubiconMD was born. It’s goal is to connect primary care physicians with specialist doctors.

Why?

Believe it or not, your family physician doesn’t have all the answers. 

So RubiconMD gives them instant online access to top specialists all over the world. This way, they can provide better care, improve their patient experience, and reduce healthcare costs.

No more driving all over town from specialist to specialist.

RubiconMD’s no typical startup. It’s based in NYC already with 50 employees.

And Gil’s no typical entrepreneur. He holds an MBA from Harvard and Biomedical Engineering degree from Yale. He was named one of Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30” in healthcare. He’s raised $13 million from HLM Venture Partners & Optum Ventures.

In this 20-minute conversation, Gil reveals how he’s building the team that’s building this life-saving company.