Today's Entrepreneur: Anish Sebastian

Steven Loeb · March 28, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4d93

Focus on one thing at a time

Today's Entrepreneur is Anish Sebastian, co-founder and CEO of Babyscripts, a healthcare startup focused on reinventing the standard of prenatal care. The company recently took funding and partnered with Inova Health System, bringing its total funding to $14 million.

Sebastian is deeply passionate about driving toward the intersection of the Human Experience & Data Science within healthcare. Also, he's really focused on how cutting edge tech products can infuse themselves into complex healthcare ecosystems.

Prior to Babyscripts, he founded and exited another small startup in the research analytics space. He also have experience working at Deloitte where I was a senior tech consultant. When not working on Babyscripts, he focuses on his other passion, The Quantified Self. It is a movement aimed to empower citizens to gain self-knowledge through data.

Sebastian has a BS in Accounting and Information Systems from the University of Maryland College Park.

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to invent something cool.

My favorite startups:

Twilio

Why did you start your current company?

To change and transform how care can be delivered in the 21st century, be using mobile phones and IoT devices.

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Healthcare is very difficult to change and there is some many workflow issues. This can be very frustrating.

Hearing from mom and mom-to-be how our product helped them.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Not listening to the customer.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

- Hire slow, fire fast 
- Focus on one thing at a time 
- Persistence, a lot of time it comes to down a war of attrition.

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Babyscripts is a virtual care platform for obstetrics that allows OBGYNs to deliver a new model of prenatal care. The platform is powered by a suite of mobile apps that drive better patient decision making, internet-connected devices for remote monitoring, and a host of population health tools to give providers access to patient data in real time. When using these tools, patients experience

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