Riding the Start-Up Roller Coaster: What It’s Really Like to Be a Healthcare Entrepreneur

There is one fact that’s universally known by all great entrepreneurs: Launching a business is like jumping on a roller coaster—it can be filled with soaring highs and surprising twists and turns. It’s a way of life that IntuiTap Medical CEO and co-founder Jessica Traver, 27, has become accustomed to since starting her company two years ago, which is focused on providing a game-changing solution to a common, and often painful, procedure: the spinal tap.

Houston-area company wins $50K top prize at Texas A&M New Ventures Competition

A Houston-based medical device company took the top prize Thursday at the third annual Texas A&M New Ventures Competition. The all-day event concluded in the Robert Gates Ballroom of the Memorial Student Center, where Intuitap Medical Inc. was named the 2017 winner — taking home the grand prize of $50,000. The competition featured 16 startups from across Texas competing for a combined total of $250,000 in prizes.

IntuiTap Team Named to Forbes 30 Under 30

Two Houston-based women have landed on the prestigious Forbes' 30 under 30 list announced this week. Health care entrepreneur Jessica Traver, 25, and her biomedical engineer partner, Nicole Moskowitz, 26, created IntuiTap Medical, the first device designed for spinal punctures using imaging and analytics to find the right insertion spot.

AdvaMed 2016: The MedTech Conference Announces Green Sun Medical 2016 MedTech Innovator Winner

$200,000 prize goes to tech-enabled spinal brace company to treat Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 19, 2016) –AdvaMed 2016: The MedTech Conference, the leading event for medical technology professionals in North America, and MedTech Innovator today named Green Sun Medical...
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