Episode 6: How Vivian Nwakah, Founder of Medsaf, is Disrupting Supply Chain HealthTech in Developing Markets
Episode 6: How Vivian Nwakah, Founder of Medsaf, is Disrupting Supply Chain HealthTech in Developing Markets.
In this episode, you'll hear from trailblazing founder Vivian Nwakah, a Nigerian entrepreneur born and raised in the United States. Her career spans the US, Europe, South America and Africa. Her areas of specialty are sales, marketing, fundraising, strategic planning, and entrepreneurship. Vivian has started 3 companies, home health care agencies in Illinois and Indiana, Hybrid solar diesel renewable energy company in Nigeria, and now Medsaf, a one stop shop for health care stakeholders to purchase, manage and track medications in complicated supply chains. Learn why she started Medsaf, how they got first funding and how they are transforming access to healthcare in developing markets. Vivian also shares he key tips to founders and investors and how to put the fun into funding! See show notes here:
Founder Insights: How Leading Aperitif Brand Haus is Getting Funded
In this episode, you'll hear from Haus Co-founder and CEO, Helena Price Hambrecht, about why she decided to disrupt the dinosaur drinks industry, with the launch of the uber cool aperitif - Haus. Although her funding journey was not all plain sailing, she has successfully raised a pre-seed round, giving the big drinks companies a run for their money. Listen now, to how she did it!
I realised we needed new drink products to meet the generational shift in gathering culture that’s happening today. My husband, who happens to be a 3rd generation winemaker, and I decided to do something about it. We launched Haus to create the products for how we actually gather today, and we’re starting with alcohol, an industry that hasn’t changed in nearly 100 years. We’re actually the first company to sell alcohol on the internet, thanks to a crazy loophole.
Market Roundup Episode #1: Christmas Comes Early ...
Have our prayers been answered? Our cohosts, Anne Ravanona and Inma Martinez sit down to review the resurgence of European venture funds raising large €100 million + funds to kick off 2020, as pedigree American venture firms set up European teams in light of the recent shift in investments towards businesses that show earnings and net income, which is traditionally the European way to build businesses. Om Shanti, we shall all rejoice.