37 Degrees Latitude / Evelyn Chan, Smileyscope

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Episode 4: Evelyn Chan, Smileyscope 

Evelyn Chan thinks more about the big picture after her experience in the U.S. because Americans "want to see the whole thing."

This week on 37 Degrees Latitude, Dr. Evelyn Chan, MD, and CEO of Smileyscope talks about navigating pitch meetings, building a proven medical technology from the ground up, and introducing Poggles the Penguin to the world. 

Smileyscope, a virtual reality medical device, is taking off both in Australia and the United States thanks to an innovative product, some warm contacts, and both Americans and Australians who were willing to go out of their way to help a new business.  

U.S. Consul General Mike Kleine hosts Evelyn to find out more about how gymnastics, pediatrics, and an Italian village combined to build a cutting-edge business that turns needle procedures from something scary into an undersea adventure.  

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Smileyscope 

Two Bulls 

The Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) 

SXSW 

 

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In this podcast, U.S. Consul General to Melbourne Michael Kleine meets the Australian founders and entrepreneurs who cut a path between 37˚ N & S and found capital, partners, markets, and success in the United States. 

Mike Kleine is a career diplomat for the U.S. Department of State Officer who is currently the U.S. Consul General to Melbourne. As a former founder turned diplomat, he has a deep-seated interest in entrepreneurship, a fascination with innovation, and a passion for the U.S-Australia relationship.

 

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