04/29/13 | Uncategorized

PITCH SF 2013 Finalist Wendy Nguyen, CEO and Co-Founder of HealthyOut, Raises $1.2 Million Seed Funding

HealthyOut was a finalist at the PITCH SF 2013 Startup Competition.

By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

With two-thirds of American adults struggling with overweight and obesity issues, developing solutions to help people eat healthier has never been more important.

Mobile app HealthyOut, co-founded by CEO Wendy Nguyen raised a $1.2 million round led by 500 Startups, Blueprint Health, 37 Angels, Jan Brandt (AOL Vice Chair Emeritus), Peter Horan (Answers.com President/COO), BHV, partners at TSG Consumer Partners, NY restaurateur Dave Kassling and other angels. HealthyOut was a finalist at the PITCH SF 2013 Startup Competition and presented onstage at the PITCH SF Conference 2013.

At TechCrunch Disrupt NY this week, HealthyOut will be launching the public beta of its premium subscription meal delivery program in New York. Health enthusiasts around the world are encouraged to try their Android and iOS mobile apps to make eating out (or in) healthy.

Congratulations to Wendy Nguyen and her team at HealthyOut for raising seed funding!

Women 2.0 readers: What other women entrepreneurs may be fitting for this list of “Silicon Valley Movers & Shakers”? Let us know in the comments below.

angieAngie Chang is Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder of Women 2.0, a media company offering content, community and conferences for aspiring and current women innovators in technology. Our mission is to increase the number of female founders of technology startups with inspiration, information and education through our platform. Previously, Angie held roles in product management and web UI design. Angie holds a B.A. in English and Social Welfare from UC Berkeley. Follow her on Twitter at @thisgirlangie.

Anne-Gail Moreland

Anne-Gail Moreland

Anne-Gail Moreland, an intern with Women 2.0, was on the StartupBus. She studies neuroscience at Mount Holyoke College, where she is trying to merge a passion for tech and the brain into a new wave of cognition-based technology

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