Erica Swallow is a status quo wrecker, entrepreneur, and technology/education journalist. Her thoughts have been published in Forbes, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications.
Upper Valley Innovators Position NH as the Next MedTech Hub
When you think about medical technology hubs, you probably think of California, Minnesota, and even our neighbor to the south, Massachusetts. Thanks to a group of innovators in the Upper Valley, though, you can soon add New Hampshire to that list.
Dartmouth Startup Develops Life-changing Medical Device for Women’s Health
What happens when three female engineers meet at Dartmouth and question why most women’s health devices were designed by men more than a hundred years ago? They team up with a seasoned physician and improve said devices. That’s how Reia got started, anyway.
Solutions for the VC Gender Gap Must Come From Within
Erica Swallow, who rocked the VC industry earlier this year by writing candidly about "being a female in venture capital," says it is time for practical solutions to fix the industry's gender gap.
A NH Native and Uber Alumni Looks for the Next Big Thing
Finding a second act after Uber is a lot harder than calling up another ride. “A lot of Uber alumni have found themselves looking for their next venture,” says angel investor and adviser Matthew Marra. “It’s pretty hard to replace the adrenaline of working at a company with the growth and scale that Uber had.” But he's doing it.
Business Meets Tech at Dartmouth: Two Students Launch Medical Device Company
Jeffrey Bemowski and Justice Amoh met in much the same way some of the best bonds are formed: They were roommates at Dartmouth. And then came Clairways, their medical device company currently focused on providing smart lung monitoring for pharmaceutical clinical trials.
Cash Is King for NH Marijuana Industry as Banks Remain Cautious
It seems like an easy proposition that all state-licensed businesses should have access to equitable financial services. For cannabis businesses, access to banking and other financial services is still a work in progress, mostly due to a lack of clarity in federal versus state regulations. But things may be changing.
FinTech: How This Canterbury Native Could Help You Retire Early
Confused about how to invest your retirement funds? Or have no clue what your financial adviser even does with your money? You may want to check out what Canterbury, New Hampshire native Sean Kruzel and his team are working on.
Recovery from Addiction: Once through the Doorway, “You Have to Want It”
Over the past year, New Hampshire has rolled out a referral and treatment program, called The Doorway, with hopes of providing a single-entry-point process for people seeking addiction treatment. But how is it being used by patients who walk through its doors every day? We spoke with recovery community members to learn what changes, if any, they’ve seen over the past year in their experiences with finding and receiving opioid addiction recovery services.
The Doorway is a place to turn for help, but ‘not the solution’
We spoke with recovery community members in New Hampshire to learn what changes, if any, they’ve seen over the past year with finding and receiving opioid addiction recovery services since the launch of the Doorway program.
Serial Entrepreneur Turns Attention to CPAP Device Cleaning
Talking with Bob Wilkins is like hearing the story of the best day ever, but instead of a day, it’s a career you’re talking about. One good idea leads to another one, and another one. This is the career of Bob Wilkins.
New Hampshire Firm Reimagines In-store Ecommerce Pickup
The buy-online, pickup-in-store ecommerce model is sweeping the nation, and Stratham-based logistics technologies firm Position Imaging Inc. is reimagining the customer pickup experience with its latest product, iPickup.
How Wearables and Mobile Technology Could Help Veterans Overcome PTSD
Veterans face challenging mental health issues when coming home. The intersection of AI and mobile health promises to make that transition a bit smoother.
Product Development: How and Why You Should Include Your Customers
Great product development is all about getting customer input at the right times. Here are three ways to involve customers in product development to optimize the potential for product success after launch.
How Four Lines In A Brass Band Protest Song Could Enlighten Us All
New Orleans-style brass bands are a part of life in Louisiana – from celebrating holidays and marriages to mourning deaths and injustice, you can find brass bands rolling strong at the biggest and smallest of gatherings. Alton Sterling’s vigil was no exception.
Alternative Meets Advanced Placement at The Stables
All students are held to a high bar at The Stables, a unique alternative school where students work with horses while taking Advanced Placement courses by the time they graduate.