echoAR – Bringing Augmented Reality to the Masses

echoAR – Bringing Augmented Reality to the Masses The Catalyst A year and a half ago, while still earning his master’s in computer science at Columbia, Alon Grinshipoon lead a joint project between Columbia’s computer graphics lab and Columbia Medical School. The key problem identified was that physicians were having difficulty with a procedure called…

Supportiv: Powering the Next Generation of Peer Support

  Supportiv is a stigma-free, anonymous, and affordable place to receive hyper-targeted peer support service addressing users’ underlying relationship, work and family needs. Alex Efron spoke with co-founders Helena Plater-Zyberk and Pouria Mojabi to discuss how Supportiv’s AI-enabled digital health platform expands mental health access and strengthens interpersonal communication.   The United States is facing…

Columbia’s Pawlicy Advisor Improves the Insurance Shopping Process

  Pawlicy Advisor is a pet insurance comparison service helping pet owners find the best insurance deal, veterinarians improve care and increase revenue, and insurers lower their costs of customer acquisition. I caught up with Co-Founder Woody Mawhinney to learn about his vision for improving the complex pet insurance process through Pawlicy.   Pawlicy Advisor…