101 episodes

The Health-Tech Podcast covers the latest in health and technology through interviews with disruptive health-tech startups and leaders. Whether you’re a patient, founder, investor or simply interested in health-tech, The Health-Tech Podcast has it covered.

🌍 Listeners in 100+ countries.
🎙 2 new episodes every week.
🗣 Hosted by Dr James Somauroo.

www.jamessomauroo.com

The Health-Tech Podcast Dr. James Somauroo

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0, 2 Ratings

The Health-Tech Podcast covers the latest in health and technology through interviews with disruptive health-tech startups and leaders. Whether you’re a patient, founder, investor or simply interested in health-tech, The Health-Tech Podcast has it covered.

🌍 Listeners in 100+ countries.
🎙 2 new episodes every week.
🗣 Hosted by Dr James Somauroo.

www.jamessomauroo.com

    Episode 101: The Story of Brainworks with Phillip Alvelda 🧠

    Episode 101: The Story of Brainworks with Phillip Alvelda 🧠

    Phillip Alvelda is a scientist, an engineer, a serial entrepreneur, and an educator. Previously at DARPA, the central research and development organization for the U.S. Department of Defense that maintains the technological superiority of the U.S. military and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where he developed sensors that have flown throughout the solar system. Phillip has founded new infrastructure, telecommunications, and media companies, including the DARPA-funded MicroDisplay; MobiTV; TaDa Innovations; and the non-profit Westminster Institute for K-12 Science Education Reform.

    He is now the founder of Brainworks, which builds trustworthy intelligent machines, and applies them to solve complex global challenges. The company leverages the latest pioneering discoveries in neuroscience to build more complete, whole-brain AI systems that society can trust with life-or-death decisions.

    Alvelda holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from Cornell University, and Masters and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in computer science and electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has authored or contributed to more than 50 technical publications and holds numerous patents and a Technical Emmy award from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

    www.brainworks.ai | https://www.linkedin.com/in/phillipalvelda/

    • 47 min
    Episode 100: What happened to HS.? 👀

    Episode 100: What happened to HS.? 👀

    This week, James is joined by Dr Alex Young - founder of Virti and cofounder of HS. James and Alex look back at episode 1 and reflect on how they met, their journey cofounding HS., bootstrapping an accelerator, what they learned and what they're doing now. It features many tips for entrepreneurs on topics like starting a business, starting a podcast, finding a cofounder, focus, difficult decisions... and so much more.

    Get in touch
    www.jamessomauroo.com | www.somx.co.uk

    • 37 min
    Episode 99: The Story of Zesty with Lloyd Price 🏥

    Episode 99: The Story of Zesty with Lloyd Price 🏥

    This week, James is joined by Lloyd Price: Tech Entrepreneur, Corporate Executive and Board Advisor with 20+ years experience building Digital Businesses in 6 industries - Healthcare, Retail, Travel, Finance, Advertising and Dating. He's performed Senior Management, C-Level & Co-Founder roles @ Zesty, Badoo, Kelkoo, Yahoo! UK and Yahoo! Europe.

    Lloyd co-founded Zesty from an idea in July 2012 into an award winning UK Digital Health company backed by a group of international VC funds including Mangrove Capital, LBO France, TA Ventures and Qualcomm Ventures.

    Lloyd’s operational experience covers all stages of the Business Growth Cycle from Early Stage StartUps (Zesty) and High Growth ScaleUps (Badoo/Kelkoo) to Nasdaq listed companies (Yahoo!) and Private Equity owned Corporate Divestitures (Kelkoo).

    His 7+ years Board Member and Board Advisor experience includes Zesty Ltd, the Deepbridge Capital Life Sciences investment fund, TenX Health Venture Capital fund, UK Digital Healthcare Council and Coadec, the Coalition for a Digital Economy.

    Get in touch with Lloyd:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/lloydgprice/ | https://twitter.com/lloydgprice

    Get in touch with James:
    www.jamessomauroo.com | www.somx.co.uk

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Episode 98: Early access to somX 🔳

    Episode 98: Early access to somX 🔳

    This week's Sunday session is a look into what James is building at somX. If you want to join the early access list, head over to www.somx.co.uk and be the first to hear the updates. Also mentioned this week - The London Business School Healthtech Challenge, a pitching competition with a £10,000 prize, which James is judging on Tuesday. Head to https://www.londonhealthtechchallenge.org/ to learn more and sign up to watch 👍🏼

    Get in touch:
    www.somx.co.uk | www.jamessomauroo.com | js@somx.co.uk

    • 7 min
    Episode 97: The Story of a Healthtech VC with Ash Patel

    Episode 97: The Story of a Healthtech VC with Ash Patel

    James' guest this week is Dr. Ashish Patel, Principal at Optum Ventures, who, on their website describe him as the physician, technologist & financier triple threat!

    Ash is serious about revolutionizing health care, and has a wealth of experience building, commercializing and financing disruptive health care technology companies. Before Optum Ventures, Ash served as a lead life sciences investor and head of research for Mercia Technologies, one of the most active investors in the UK. He led transactions into a variety of health care businesses, sat on multiple boards, and also led Mercia’s internal corporate strategy team. Prior to this, he served as Clinical Technology Director as part of the team that launched Babylon Health, a leading European AI-enabled healthcare business. He started his career as an anaesthetics and intensive care doctor in the UK where he was involved in academic research work and clinical practice. He holds a M.A. and medical degree from the University of Oxford, and is a member of the CFA Institute, London.

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-ashish-patel-md-2952a644/ | https://www.optumventures.com/

    Get in touch with James:
    js@somx.co.uk | www.jamessomauroo.com | www.somx.co.uk

    • 49 min
    Episode 96: Healthtech grants, accelerators and programmes 💰

    Episode 96: Healthtech grants, accelerators and programmes 💰

    This week's Sunday session is on the latest grants, accelerators and programmes to get funding! Mentioned this week:

    DigitalHealth.London Accelerator: https://digitalhealth.london/accelerator/apply/
    NHSx Remote Monitoring call: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/33d1e59d-83d9-4e86-b243-a9cb0baef548
    UKRI Healthy Ageing: https://www.ukri.org/innovation/industrial-strategy-challenge-fund/healthy-ageing/
    EUREKA Healthy Ageing call: https://apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/597/overview

    js@somx.co.uk | www.jamessomauroo.com | www.somx.co.uk 

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

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2 Ratings

ChrisCaulfieldRN ,

Health Innovation at it's BEST

A very informative podcast with innovations that matter. Dr. James Solmauroo goes more in-depth than many other Health Tech podcasts. It's very informative and should be listened by all interested in bringing forward innovation in their startup or company.

mbez15 ,

Go-To For Everything Health-Tech Innovation

Brilliant podcast. I’m in America and similarly interested in the convergence of health and tech innovation, so hearing these discussions from across the pond is fascinating! Informative, insightful, and entertaining. Highly recommend this pod!

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