Scott Murphy AVG Podcasts March 9, 2020

Simplifying Primary Care for Doctors and Patients

How a "farmer turned founder" is helping change the way we schedule doctor's appointments.



EP 63: Simplifying Primary Care for Doctors and Patients

Zachary Sweeney | Co-Founder and CEO of Lolly Medical

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Episode Summary

Zachary Sweeney is a senior in the Huntsman Program at UPenn and grant recipient from the 10,000 Entrepreneurs program (or 10KE), an initiative of Alumni Ventures Group aimed at helping young adults explore entrepreneurial careers. As Co-Founder and CEO of Lolly Medical, Zach and his team are building a healthtech platform that allows patients to schedule a doctor’s appointment with the push of a button. We caught up with Zach to learn about Lolly and his entrepreneurial journey as a self-described “farmer turned founder.”

The 10KE program provides undergraduate college students with stipends for summer work at a fast-growing company or their own startup. In 2020, 10KE plans to award a minimum of 25 scholarships, $2,500 apiece for individuals and $5,000 apiece for teams.

Apply for the 10KE Internship Grant by March 23, 2020 to be considered in the second round of applicants.

Learn more about 10KE, apply for a grant, or donate.

About Founders & Funders

Venture capital and entrepreneurship is the most important part of the economy. The work of builders, makers, and creators fuels the engine that drives tomorrow. On Founders & Funders, we’ll share the engaging and inspiring stories of entrepreneurs, along with the investors that support their vision of a better future. Doing well AND doing good drives us every day. 

Our podcast is hosted by James Hilliard.

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