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Kinsa: Real-Time Tracking of the COVID-19 Outbreak
March 25, 2020

Kinsa, an AVG portfolio company, is an illness tracking system that uses predictive modeling, real-time health data, and smart thermometers to help users manage symptoms. Now the company may also be one of the leading real-time trackers of the COVID-19 outbreak. The company helps families, communities, and public health officials make smarter, data-driven decisions.

 
What’s the Impact of COVID-19 on VC?
March 14, 2020

In a time of great unease that’s impacting folks on a number of levels, AVG’s Chief Investment Officer Anton Simunovic shares his perspective on the current global crisis and how to think about your venture investments.

 
Billy Banks Isn’t Afraid of an Entrepreneurial Challenge
March 10, 2020

Anyone who has tried to launch their own business will tell you that the path to success is never a straight line. For Billy Banks, the former Associate Director of The Garage at Northwestern University, the journey involved some immense personal and professional challenges.

 
EP 63: Simplifying Primary Care for Doctors and Patients
March 9, 2020 Zachary Sweeney | Co-Founder and CEO of Lolly Medical

As Co-Founder and CEO of Lolly Medical, Zachary Sweeney and his team are building a healthtech platform that allows patients to schedule a doctor’s appointment with the push of a button. Zach is a grant recipient from the 10,000 Entrepreneurs program (or 10KE), an initiative of Alumni Ventures Group aimed at helping young adults explore entrepreneurial careers.

 
Mythical Games Envisions the Future of Gaming
March 8, 2020

Led by a veritable roster of top gaming industry veterans, Mythical Games is building a next-gen game technology studio to develop a line of PC, mobile, and console games on the EOSIO blockchain. Players can use decentralized digital ledger technology to build and verifiably own pieces of the game, helping give rise to “player-owned economies.”


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