As huge fans of TEDMED, the team at MobileOCT was thrilled to be invited to participate in the 2014 TEDMED conference as a startup in the Hive.
A little background: TEDMED is the Medical focused conference put on by the folks behind TED, and a wonderful place to meet people from around the world who are interested in the future of health. This year, TEDMED took place physically in two locations: San Francisco and Washington DC. We were lucky enough to attend the one in DC, which gave us the opportunity to meet with a great number of people who had special insight into the areas we hope to impact: remote and rural areas.
As part of the Hive, we were given a booth where we could demo our mobile colposcope prototype, and meet people interested in expanding medical access to individuals without access to specialists - a group that included investors, representatives of companies including Walgreens, and physicians looking to make the world a better place. It was pretty cool, and a wonderful learning experience.
Many thanks to the Schusterman Foundation for their scholarship to help us get there.
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