Hello Femtech: 50 million women in menopause need better care — how will femtech rise to the call?

Regardless of our backgrounds, careers, or lifestyle choices, all women who reach middle age have one very important thing in common: menopause. Yet outside of the occasional joke about hot flashes, this commonality isn’t widely discussed. Worse yet, the health care and support available to women during menopause is often shrouded in confusion and limited …

Kerranna Williamson + Amy Domangue
Kerranna Williamson + Amy Domangue

The Big Goal

We’ve talked about the ScaleLA vision. Now let’s talk about our goal. All startups need both and it’s all the more crucial when working to address an industry as large as healthcare. Our goal at ScaleLA is to serve 1M patients and drive $1B in cumulative revenue through ourselves and our 10th Floor members by 2025. …

Taylor McPartland
Taylor McPartland

An amazing year of Mentorship

After an amazing year of programming and countless hours of planning, the 2018 cohort of Mentor2Mentor is now complete! During the spring semester, our high school participants from DaVinci Schools spent their weekend creating ways to tackle systemic issues in the Los Angeles area. With the help of their entrepreneurial college mentors from Loyola Marymount University, …

India Williams
India Williams

Hello Femtech! Meet the New Industry Changing Women’s Health

2018 was hailed as the “Year of the Woman” thanks to a wellspring of social movements,  record-breaking political victories, and corporate leadership shake-ups (not to mention Chrissy Teigen’s social media prowess). But as two femtech entrepreneurs obsessed with solving gender disparities in healthcare, we feel there’s still a long way to go. The term “femtech” …

Kerranna Williamson + Amy Domangue
Kerranna Williamson + Amy Domangue

Improving Local Healthcare Through Innovative Technology

Many Los Angeles locals face the same challenges of truly understanding their current health status. The healthcare system as a whole lacks a foundation of patient education and personal progress tracking. This would allow individuals to understand their health status, view personal progress, and feel empowered to take the steps necessary towards a healthier lifestyle. …

Alexis Schomer
Alexis Schomer

The Green Rush

As someone who grew up in the Los Angeles public school system, I always was so fascinated by stories of the Gold Rush. This event in our state’s history began a wave of great economic migration from the eastern shores of the country to Northern California and forever established the mystique of California to the …

David Turkell
David Turkell

Campaigning in the Digital Age

This November, Americans across the nation will have the opportunity to cast their vote in the midterm elections. While the midterms don’t get as much attention as elections for President, these elections can determine the balance of power in Congress and State Legislatures. In California, we even get to vote on whether we want to …

Danielle Cendejas
Danielle Cendejas

ScaleLA’s Big Foray into Healthcare

ScaleLA’s healthcare focus is taking the next step forward by launching a member’s only healthcare startup studio in West Los Angeles. The 15,000 square feet creative office space is located at the cross-section of Santa Monica, Westwood, Venice, Play Vista, and Culver City. Members will have access to an amazing facility designed for collaboration and …

Kelly Chu
Kelly Chu