Lambent Data team members were excited that Lambent was selected to participate in the Harvard Business School New Venture Competition Demo Day in NYC on February 15, 2023. This was the first “in-person” Demo Day in NYC for the HBS New Venture Competition since 2020. The Competition highlights entrepreneurial companies where leaders are HBS alumni.
Kirsten Hund Blair, Lambent’s Co-founder and CEO, earned an MBA from HBS, as well as a MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School. To Lambent, she brings her expertise in business as well as expertise regarding social service organizations and public policy. Joe Studholme (Lambent’s Co-founder and Board Chair) joined Kirsten in representing Lambent during the event, including talking with judges, other investors, and others in the entrepreneurial community. A photo of Kirsten and Joe is below. Also pictured are Kirsten and Nina Wanerman, Program Manager, Entrepreneurs, Angels & Emerging Tech at the HBS Club of NY. Kirsten thanked Nina for her helpfulness in organizing the program! The event took place at the venue Company, in the 7th Floor Commons, at 335 Madison Avenue in NYC, which also has spacious areas for chatting in the lobby area
The OurREACH™ collaborative software platform and app, with data analytics and AI, is a HIPAA-compliant SaaS for healthcare and social service providers, to equip them to engage patients/clients more fully than current platform portals. It also connects with Electronic Health Record and Case Management systems. It empowers patients/clients to set and track goals and milestones in health, Social Drivers of Health (housing, jobs, education, financial literacy, etc.) and nurturing children; access resources; and collaborate with provider care team members via detailed features. New data analytics help providers improve programs. This all boosts patient/client outcomes while lowering overall healthcare costs. This is crucial in preventive and value-based care.
Lambent has previously been chosen for and participated in highly selective programs, including the 2021 MassChallenge Accelerator, SOCAP22 Entrepreneurs Program, SOCAP21 Entrepreneurs Program, and to present a poster at the 2022 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference.