Video Interview with Dr. Nate Gross

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014
Video Interview with Dr. Nate Gross

At the recent SXSW Interactive event we were lucky to have the chance to interview with Dr. Nate Gross and pick his brain on some of the key issues facing healthcare and the importance of introducing new minds to the digital health world. In the first of a 3 part video series, hear what Nate […]

Fuelling change in Australia’s healthcare through technology; Lessons from Rock Health

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014
Fuelling change in Australia’s healthcare through technology; Lessons from Rock Health

Above: Rock Health funded startup CellScope are reinventing the otoscope (image courtesy of Yahoo) Social change through technology is all around us, in the way we shop, communicate, pay bills and arrange services. So why has the incredibly important area of health been so slow to move in line with the digital economy? Australia has led […]

Portable’s Guide to Digital Health in Australia

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014
Portable’s Guide to Digital Health in Australia

Above: Australian initiative dorsaVi specialises in body movement technology (image courtesy of BRW) What is digital health? Why is it important? What innovations are being created in Australia? What is unique about digital health in Australia, as opposed to the EU and US? Where are Australian digital health innovators getting their funding? These are just some of the questions […]

Announcing Rock Health for Portable Talks 2014

Posted by on Feb 20, 2014

Dr. Nate Gross, one of the world’s leading innovators in digital healthcare, will be visiting Australia as a guest of Portable in May. Based in San Francisco, Gross is the co-founder of  Rock Health, a full-service seed fund supporting startups working at the intersection of healthcare and technology. By fusing the power of Silicon Valley […]

Revisiting Brooks Atwood for Portable Talks

Posted by on Aug 24, 2013

This June, Portable Studios had a super exciting time introducing Brooks Atwood and his wife Estelle to the Australian design community.  Brooks, who advocates designing from a place of risk – staring failure square in the face and finding creativity in impossibility, took Portable Talks audiences in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney (where he was part of […]