HeartGenetics: Using genetic data and AI to improve predictive health outcomes

HeartGenetics CEO and founder Ana Teresa Freitas ©CompassList

Amid growing demand for personalized health and wellness solutions, the Portuguese startup is seeking €2m to expand to Germany and the UK

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Former university professor Ana Teresa Freitas had always wanted to create a product useful for people's health and well-being. In 2013, she founded HeartGenetics, swopping a near 30-year-long career in scientific research with financial stability for the uncertainty and stress of launching and growing a startup. 
“I always felt that I was an engineer and not so much a scientist, so I wanted to build a product and for it to have an impact on society,” she told CompassList at the recent Lisbon Investment Summit.
Freitas founded HeartGenetics, which provides genetic testing services f...

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