MedStartr has a core team with over 75 years of Healthcare domain experience that encompasses entrepreneurial, investment, clinical and operational roles in various sectors within the space.
Sharad Mishra, MD, MBA
A Physician with 10+ years in Corporate development fundraising and operating experience in healthcare and startups. Sharad headed the Corporate Development and Finance at Freedom Medtech, a non-invasive diabetes screening startup.
Bruce Kauffman, CPA, MBA
Vice President, Healthcare/Life Sciences & Clean Tech - Young America Capital
30+ years experience in investment banking, restructurings, capital raising, and public accounting. Raised over 2.5 B in capital. BS in Accounting from SUNY Albany, and an MBA in from Columbia University.
Investor, News Anchor, Health Tech Talk in iHeart Radio and CBS-Health
Ben was Co-Founder & CEO of Happtique & Founder of Stream57 (Acquired by Intercall in 2009). As achor of HealthTechTalk Live he has built an audience and reach measured in billions.
Libbe L Englander, Ph.D, (Molecular Biology)
Entrepreneur, Hedge Fund Manager
Dr. Englander founded, ran and successfully sold a healthcare hedge fund. Libbe has a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from The Rockefeller University and a B.S. in Biology from Yale University.
Atul Kumar, MD, (Gastroenterology)
Angel Investor, Practicing Physician
Dr. Kumar is an active angel investor and successful healthcare startup founder of UberDok.com.
He currently practices at the VA, teaches at Stony Brook, and does advisory work for the FDA.
Founder of iBreakfast & CEO Startupalooza. Writer of Are you Fundable? Alan has help companies like Violin Memory reach an IPO of $800 million He has helped start dozens of enterprises.
Lisa Kennedy, Ph.D. (Economics)
CMO GE Health Imagination, Singularity University, Innopiphanny CEO
Co-designer of the crowd challenge model while at GE, Dr. Kennedy applies big data analytics in healthcare innovation at Innopiphany for Fortune 500 cos.