September 15, 2016


Written by derekherrera


It’s been three months. What a great summer!!!  Lots of work and I was even able to squeeze in a speaking engagement for RallyPoint Kentuckiana out in Louisville.  This was a great event and I even had the pleasure of meeting MOH recipient Cpl Herschel ‘Woody’ Williams.  He was awarded the MOH for his actions on Iwo Jima in WWII.


Next week I will be traveling to Boston, Toronto and Houston to speak at the Johnson & Johnson Innovation Centers known as JLabs. These centers are truly remarkable and offer a supportive environment for any early stage medical technology companies to build their products. They have many different locations and represent an important and growing trend in the MedTech community of strategics supporting early stage growth and initiatives. J&J has a goal of being the most innovative company in the world and, from what I have seen, this is clearly evident in their actions supporting entrepreneurs. If you want to come see the event they are open to the public. Check out the links below for more information:

Boston, MA – 9/20
Toronto, ON – 9/21
Houston, TX – 9/22

We also were very fortunate to participate in the HealthBox accelerator program in Los Angeles and present our product to key leaders at UCLA, USC, and the Henry Mayo Clinic. We learned quite a bit and made great connections as we have moved forward to build our business.

We have been making significant progress on building the Connected Catheter. This progress was a direct result of our people and I can’t say enough about the work Stephen, our summer intern from Scotland, and Linh, our new engineer, have done. Stephen was sponsored by the QB3 Rosenman Institute, and he got to spend a summer in America helping us design a medical device. He was an incredible addition for the summer and I can’t say enough positive things about the program he was a part of. If you know of any early stage tech companies looking for top-quality talent you should apply to be a part of the program.

Most of this summer was focused on work. I have continued to magnify by subtracting and have tried to remain even more focused on the product and company I want to radically grow. Currently, I am more confident than ever that we can revolutionize the way people live with Neurogenic Bladder and Urinary Incontinence.