When you’re eyeballs-deep in growth mode, it can be difficult to pause long enough to learn what your peers are doing—or how investors’ perspectives are changing. But engaging with other entrepreneurs and industry insiders can lead to valuable connections and new opportunities to grow your company. Because you’re busy, we networked for you, asking the questions that were high on our list. Let’s dig in.
What’s the biggest trend that will affect your industry in 2019?
THE BIOSCIENCE ENTREPRENEUR
—Dr. Martin Mackay, co-founder, Rallybio
THE CLEANTECH ENTREPRENEUR
“Renewability, especially in consumer products and especially polymers for packaging, clothing and engineering use.”
—Neil Burns, CEO, P2 Science
THE DIGITAL HEALTH ENTREPRENEUR
“2019 is going to be a very exciting year for us. Digital health is starting to become recognized as the next huge positive and transformative technology in healthcare. We have an opportunity to help millions of people around the globe through our digital health interface, called GLUCOSEZONE. The companies that embrace digital health will be the leaders in healthcare in five years. The companies that do not will become obsolete.”
—Charles O’Connell, founder and CEO, Fitscript