Health IT Startups

Via News Release

“MINNEAPOLIS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — ZocDoc, a free online service and app used by more than five million patients each month, arrives in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul areas today, delivering faster access to quality medical care. With ZocDoc, patients can search for nearby, in-network doctors, read verified reviews and health content, see doctors’ availability in real time, and instantly book appointments online. While the average wait to see a physician is over 18 days, the typical ZocDoc patient sees a doctor in under 24 hours.”

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Data Policy

By Eric Roper, Star Tribune

“Reams of public data addressing everything from restaurant inspections to city spending may soon become easier to access under an “open data policy” under consideration at City Hall.

The policy, which will be presented to a committee this Wednesday, would create a new portal where departments can upload raw public data about different metrics they are tracking. To access that information now, inquiring citizens and journalists must formally request it from the city.”

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Capital e2e People Startups

Joe StantonThanks to Split Rock Partners for underwriting the Entrepreneur 2 Entrepreneur series.

Minnesota tech entrepreneur Joe Stanton formed software startup Elevate Research to address pain points around customer feedback/satisfaction and targeted marketing.

Elevate recently raised a $500k first round and is a finalist in this years Minnesota Cup competition.

What was your overarching approach/strategy to the first round?

My co-founder, John Cohoon, and I approach everything we do as an opportunity to learn, improve and have fun. It shapes our decisions. And we believe success follows from it. So we approached our seed round from the same perspective.

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More TECHdotMN News

Communication, culture boost Intertech
July 28, 2014 | sourced

Sports tech startup row27 rebrands as FanMaker
July 25, 2014 | by Jeff Pesek

Chicago’s Jump Capital is fishing for tech ventures in Minnesota
July 25, 2014 | sourced

Minneapolis startup Preventice recognized by US Chamber of Commerce
July 24, 2014 | sourced

Nagios is St. Paul’s hidden gem
July 24, 2014 | by Jeff Pesek

Medicom Health Interactive names new CEO
July 24, 2014 | sourced

U of M GIS team wins 1st place at Esri Challenge for solar webapp
July 23, 2014 | sourced

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