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Who’s doing all the heavy lifting in health tech? Women are pulling out the big guns and flexing more than ever before in digital healthcare. Sherrell recently featured Sally Poblete, CEO of Wellthie. She’s one of several “badass women in health tech” leading us into the future of insurance.

The company, founded in 2013, prides itself on providing ease and advanced solutions for insurers and brokers. With Poblete’s seasoned career as a healthcare exec, she’s brought in millions of venture capital with her steadily growing team. It all started with her desire to remove the frustration associated with finding coverage.

Click here to read more about Poblete’s story and what drives the “Zillow of health insurance.”

Stay Grinding,
Tyler

P.S.
Charlotte’s only interactive tech meetup connecting black technologists, local innovators, and entrepreneurs returns on June 1st! Meet us at #BLKTechCLT. Reserve your spot today, tix will sell out!

 

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