Matthew Holt chats with a Silicon Valley VC, Rebecca Lynn of Canvas, and Jeff Tangney, CEO of Doximity. Canvas was the lead investor in Doximity’s Series B. This conversation gives an intimate detailed look at the investment criteria both sides face, the evolution of the business model, and how the two work together.
CEO of WorldOne Peter Kirk introduced the session with an inspiring video and speech from the session sponsor. The 3 CEOs panel included back to back interviews of CEOs about how their companies are growing within the Health 2.0 world. Matthew Holt conducted a spoof interview with avaricious Brantley Whittington of Extormity. Writer Sara Reistad-Long interviewed Christine Robins previously of BodyMedia and now Jawbone, David Shaywitz of CATCH had a discussion with Doximity CEO Jeff Tangney, and Jane Sarasohn-Kahn of THINK-Health spoke with Peter Hudson of iTriage.
David Shaywitz, Co-Founder of CATCH, interviewed Jeff Tangney, CEO of Doximity. Doximity is a fast growing communications and social network for doctors, often called Linkedin for doctors or RePocrates, in reference to Jeff’s founding of Epocrates. Jeff’s a 2 time state math champion in Wisconsin, and looks like being a successful two-time health IT entrepreneur.
Missy Krasner, Executive in Residence, and Matthew Holt Co-Founder of Health 2.0 opens the DC to VC event followed by the interview of Jeff Tangney, CEO and Founder of Doximity and Epocrates moderated by Rebecca Lynn, Partner at Morgenthaler Ventures. Then, there are financial presentations for Health IT by Partners from a variety of Venture Capital firms and a panel consisting of the Director of the ONC, HIT and the officials who are at the forefront of Health Care today.
Jeff Tangney, CEO, Doximity
Doximity is a fast growing communications and social network for doctors, often called Linkedin for doctors or RePocrates (in reference to Jeff’s founding of Epocrates). Founded in 2011, it already has on the way to 30,000 doctors on board. Jeff’s a two-time state math champion in Wisconsin, as well as a successful two-time health IT entrepreneur. This demo was part of “The Doctor Will See You Now: Health 2.0 in the MD’s Office (Part 1)” panel at the Health 2.0 San Francisco 2011 conference.