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From radiotherapy to entrepreneur – Sheila Kissane, Boutros Bear

Season 2, Ep. 79

Boutros Bear is a company founded after an aggressive course of breast cancer where Founder and CEO, Sheila Kissane, saw first-hand a gap in her own treatment and care.


Boutros Bear delivers comprehensive rehabilitation programs, empowering individuals facing cancer, chronic pain, and mental health challenges.


This is a very personal and insightful conversation with someone who has taken an issue that affects many, understood it, and created something to improve health and wellness.


·       From civil engineering to a healthcare entrepreneur

·       An initial 12-week programme to an integrated #employeewellness platform

·       From blind naivety to raising initial capital and the move to Series A

·       Scoping what ‘tech’ meant in such a people centric programme (and how tech for healthcare / passive apps don’t necessarily have the benefit for the user)

·       18-months of persistence to sign up the perfect partner

·       How to engage with corporates on #CorporateWellness #WorkplaceHealth

·       Scoping out the US market and being ‘in-pursuit- of sales

·       A pursuit of asking questions and flowing honesty!







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