Innovation4Alpha is a podcast dedicated to the intersection of finance, technology, leadership and healthcare innovation with the goal of both entertainment and education for our community.


December 15, 2023 33 mins

Petra Capital Properties is a mission-based real estate investment management company dedicated to serving their clients with high quality real estate investment opportunities with a special emphasis on leveraging 1031 exchanges.  

They combine the experience of a seasoned investment team with the quantitative analytics of a proprietary real estate technology platform.  The result is optimized portfolio construction with r...

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Beam Wellness was born out of the CEO's experience as a marketer in the cosmetic industry. It's now being incubated at Health Wildcatters in Dallas after launching within the SMU MBA and incubator programs.

The company is leading with a blanket housing two variations of red light frequencies. They are appealing to spas and others who know the benefits of red light therapy and want to apply the same technology to ...

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Torque3 is developing a neurorehabilitation solution that has shown in early testing to result in significantly better recovery outcomes. 

 A wealth of research over the last 30 years has strongly indicated that stroke recovery can be significantly improved through immersive stimulation and robotic assistance. 

The Torque3 system leverages this research with an approach of uncompromising design and implementation combining a robotic ...

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PathKeeper is an innovative robotic company founded in Israel.

The company's disruptive, proprietary technology provides laser-like accuracy for spinal procedures. The unique technology tracks the surgical tools and vertebrae independently to guide accurate implant positioning for  positive clinical outcomes.

In this episode we visit with Erez Lampert the Founder of Pathkeeper and Ryan LeBlac who heads up the...

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Richard Lehman, MD does not let moss grow under his feet. As you will hear in this episode, he is involved in the whole spectrum of sports, but has a special focus on track & field and hockey. 

He is also an author with a new book underway and a previous book: How to Raise an Athlete (available on Amazon).

Dr. Lehman grew up in Miami, Florida. He completed his training at Washington University and the Universi...

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May 22, 2023 23 mins

In this episode, we visit with Christopher Furmon who leads Vitro based in Colorado. Christopher doesn't come from a traditional biopharma track. Instead, he spent decades helping build the financial juggernaut Janus.

Vitro Biopharma has a goal to become a leader in developing differentiated product candidates in a rapid and efficient manner for the immunology and inflammatory market; and ultimately, to address well-e...

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Hippo Health was founded by experienced emergency physicians who wanted to ease healthcare frustrations and make tele-health and excellent care coordination accessible to all.

Hippo Health is now offering providers the ability to build out their own personalized care networks to improve the modern day care experience for patients and providers.

Founder, Kevin McGarvey, MD shares some of the latest updates on this rapidly gr...

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Kimberly Hutchison, MD is a neurologist who specializes in Sleep Medicine. While there is expectation that someday the CPAP will be replaced as a sleep aid, it remains the Gold Standard. for now. Even though it's the best way to treat many patients, compliance remains a problem. To help with compliance, Dr. Hutchison has developed the SomnoSeal to provide a better fit for CPAP machines. Learn more about this product and about ...

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Kerry Curran brings a career in medical device technology to a nimble startup leveraging student engineering skill to design products addressing post surgical Pulmonary Atelectasis and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT’s). While in it's early stages, this company is demonstrating how creative use of student skill and ingenuity, combined with a strong clinician feedback loop, can lead to useful innovation.

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NXgenPort (NGP), has designed an innovative and transformative technology to maximize remote care in cancer patients requiring an implantable chemo-port catheter. Combining proven chemo-port efficacy with microchip and sensor technology, NGP measures, monitors and reports physiological body functions in vivo over the course of disease and treatment.

In this episode,  Founder and CEO Kathy Skinner shares the details of how ...

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Dr. Kay is a Foot & Ankle surgeon based in Ohio. Like many physicians, he and his colleagues saw better ways to treat patients and began to take steps to implement these ideas. The result is a long history of innovation, learning and hard work which now results in not one, but three companies in the pipeline. In this introductory discussion, you'll get a glimpse into Dr. Kay's formula, which includes getting some of t...

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AllCore360° exists to empower patients, athletes, seniors, and everyday people to train their core muscles for improved performance and recovery in a new, more efficient way. Scott Bertrund is the Founder and shares the story of the company and how it has evolved from a rehab focus to one that also includes rotational sports training and all-around health.

The AllCore360 website lists locations across the country where you...

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Alex Stone is the Founder/CEO of Pacific Echelon Security Services, one of the fastest growing security companies in the United States.  The company is based on of Portland, ground zero in many ways, for the chaos that has erupted over the past few years.

Combining both innovative community integration and cutting edge technology, Echelon is able to secure commercial properties with results that blow the competition away. ...

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Mark Cherney is the Founder and Executive Chairman of both US Urology Partners and Prologics. This past year Mark transitioned from the CEO role into the Executive Chair role and in this brief discussion he introduces some of the headwinds ahead for both Private Equity & the medical practices that have been part of PE roll-ups.

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Maraia Tanner is the CEO of Star Harbor based in Lone Tree, Colorado. She shares insights into the mission of the organization and how its cross disciplinary work will accelerate innovation in everything from medicine to ag-tech etc.

As an example of the cross disciplinary work ahead, the CU Anschutz School of Medicine even has a space oriented medicine program described as follows: The University of Colorado Space and Ext...

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Ai Medica makes it easy to create clinical and economic value from EHR data using evidence based medicine. They have built a platform on SMART on FHIR interoperability standards that allows them to integrate evidence based calculators into the EHR in a matter of weeks. 

Their mission is to simplify evidence based clinical work flows using EHR data to drive better application of evidence to care for patients, decreased effo...

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MRG address issues involving access to care, chronic disease management, patient adherence & compliance to doctors orders, and frees up clinicians time through leveraging technology so they can better monitor and manage larger amounts of patients more effectively and efficiently.

Smart Care 360 is a complete and comprehensive care management platform that allows physicians and caregivers to manage the full continuum of...

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TearSolutions' lead product, called Lacripep, delivers what no other approved or pipeline drug has been able to: rapid healing of the ocular surface and relief of dry eye symptoms with a best-in-class safety and comfort profile. This was all proven in their first-in-human clinical trial which has led to formal written FDA alignment on our clinical and regulatory path to an unrestricted general Dry Eye indication (which is the ...

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With Sage’s AI Driven Medical Coding, Billing and Dictation, practitioners are eliminating the costly overhead of a medical coder while increasing productivity by 20%. The easy-to-use mobile app processes in real-time, eliminates coding & billing errors while increasing revenue by $250k+ ARR.

The company is raising a Seed investment round and their story can be heard here:

Online audio pitch deck: https://www...

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DenTriage is a comprehensive mobile and web-based platform that will provide a convenient way for patients to receive timely guidance and care for urgent and non-urgent dental issues using Tele-Dentistry. DenTriage enables consumers to have urgent questions answered, obtain a video consult with a dentist, search for nearby dentists, and make appointments with ease. 

DenTriage is working to improve ease of access to dental ...

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