Hi, I'm Jacob Flanders, President of Flybridge VI, a strategy consultancy focusing on data at the intersection of health care and life sciences. I currently serve as the Vice President of Product for USRetina and a General Partner at The League Ventures.
From time to time I take a look at the monthly Hacker News Who is Hiring thread to see what healthcare and life-sciences start ups are out there and what they are working on. Here are the companies from Feb 2021:
Vinehealth is a digital health startup using behavioural science and artificial intelligence to optimise care, improve quality of life and increase survival of cancer patients. https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26038157
GNS Healthcare is a causal AI company looking to apply causal machine learning methods and techniques (e.g., in-silico simulations) to healthcare data (biomarker discovery, clinical trial). https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26037481
Alma is making it easier for consumers to access high-quality, affordable mental health care by supporting providers in building thriving private practices. https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26038831
Reverie Labs is rethinking drug discovery by building a biotech company that looks and feels like a tech company.
Venture Research is a leader in the RFID industry and is consistently pushing the leading edge of what is possible using RFID technologies in hospitals, labs, and clinics. https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26003275
DNAnexus provides a secure and collaborative environment where genomics, multi-omics, and real world data can be combined with clinical data at scale, providing new insights that can lead to improved diagnostics, new targeted therapies and better patient care. https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25996478
Valo Health is a biotech company designing the next generation of medicines using cutting-edge laboratory science, large-scale biological knowledge, real world data, and machine learning. https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25992907
CareMessage allows healthcare providers to reduce no-shows, increase attendance to preventive care screenings, and improve chronic disease management- all via simple “nudges” sent through text message. https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26010448
Cohere Health builds software that is expressly designed to ensure the appropriate plan of care is understood and expeditiously approved, so that patients and doctors can focus on health, rather than payment or administrative hassles. https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26003086
IOMED's mission is to structure clinical data and give unified, standardized access to it using natural language processing models and a unified SQL data access interface for researchers. https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26000481