Eight teams vied for $25,000 in seed funds and invaluable mentorship at the first-ever Digital Health Pitch Competition hosted by the Brown-Lifespan Center for Digital Health and Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship.
Making the most of opportunities for entrepreneurship support at Brown, four undergraduates combined their distinctive skills, talents and experiences to change how health care is provided to vulnerable patients.
With classroom experiences across the Open Curriculum and support from the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship, Perez built on her own experiences to launch EmpowerU, a startup that connects low-income students to higher education resources.
As a member of B-Lab — the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship’s summer startup accelerator — Terrill is developing the Reem Company, an insurance carrier that benefits the greater good, as outlined by her Islamic faith.
Cloud Agronomics — a student and alumni venture launched with support from the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship — uses hyperspectral imaging to detect crop-borne diseases that destabilize food supplies and cost farmers billions.
As a member of B-Lab — the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship’s summer startup accelerator — Brown has developed Figured, a venture that offers customized natural hair care guidance to women with Afro-textured hair.