Describe your partnership.
There are several ongoing partnerships that is aimed to make this project a success. These partners have been established for at least 2 years. These groups include but are not limited to:
UCLA Department of Medicine- Faculty members as well as leading departmental doctors will help develop the AI program for preventative and basic clinical care while advances in the program will allow for more complicated cases to be assessed by the the program.
UCLA Advanced Heart Failure Lab- With extensive research in social network as well as Multi-Organ Dysfunction, the lab will provide their expertise in demographic participation on a zip code level and the most effective method of targeting populations
UCLA Computer Science Department will provide us with undergraduate app developers and coders who will create the UI (User Interface), IOS and Android apps, as well as the AI (artificial intelligence) program. Students have worked for and are currently working for very successful and publicly traded startups (Facebook, Linkedin, Google, Symantec, Boeing) and have extensive knowledge in AI software building and scaling such a system on a massive scale. This team will be available on hand throughout the project and after the projects success. In the past we have created for UCLA Medical Center its' first Heart Failure Calculator APP which uses several algorithms to determine mortality rates in patients with heart failure- all within the reach of their smartphone.
UCLA Anderson School- Undergraduates with background in Finance and Business. These students have worked in their respective field for top firms such as (Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch) with emphasis on business management, financial analysis, network outreach, capital raising, debt financing, and quants.
Bruin Entrepreneurs- Undergraduate student club with outreach groups throughout Los Angeles and California advocating higher education to underserved communities. In the past they have put on large scale events such as LA HACKS- the biggest Collegiate Hackathon in the West Coast attracting several thousand individuals for the three day event.
We have collaborated in the past to build a model for a social enterprise to reduce the prevalence of noncommunicable diseases in urban slums.
Umma Clinic-This clinic is part of a larger network of institutions addressing the health and well-being of the underserved communities in the LA region and those who don't regularly have access to Health Care.
MAV12- is an integrated local start up agency offering advertising and marketing solutions across many industries, markets,media types and marketing channels.
Merrill Lynch Bank of America- As both an investment bank, and a wealth management firm, their Private Equity side, and Venture Capital Investment Group will give us access to additional funding, potential investors and business related help as means of long term support to the start up.