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Exit Strategies: M&A Wisdom From Entrepreneur-Investors Samer Hamadeh and James Marciano 



In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, StartUp Health co-founder Unity Stoakes dials up Samer Hamadeh, CEO and founder of Zeel, and James Marciano, founder of Tuck advisors, for a candid discussion on mergers and acquisition. According to both Hamadeh and Marciano – who have spent time on both sides of the M&A table – it’s important for founders to build their startups as though they’re going to sell one day, even if they don’t. That means building the systems for clean accounting and transparent business operations from day one. They also discuss the elusive UFO (unsolicited flying offer) and how to know when an offer is worth pursuing. This straight talk on M&A is hard-earned wisdom that will benefit most people in the startup ecosystem.

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Kavi Misri on Rose’s High Tech Approach to Predicting Depression and Expanding Access to Mental Health Services



Working 80 to 100 hours a week for 7 years in healthcare investment banking finally caught up to Kavi Misri, founder and CEO of Rose. Like many, he found himself burned out, depressed and in need of help. Looking for answers, Kavi was struck by how difficult it was for him to get basic mental health care. Knowing there had to be a better way, he founded Rose. Using natural language processing and deep learning to predict depression and mood disorder symptoms, Kavi and his team have created a high tech approach to assessing and predicting a patient’s mental health faster.

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Our Powers Combined



After a meeting at a StartUp Health event years ago and recognizing a kindred mindset in the other, two CEOs from our portfolio, Jim Iversen of Sen-Jam Pharmaceutical and Anupam Khandelwal of Sagesurfer, decided to join forces and develop a digital therapeutics app, which just hit the app store, to help patients track their MS-related symptoms for personal awareness purposes.

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