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Halle Tecco

Health Care Entrepreneur

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Rock Health co-founder and CEO Halle Tecco talks about her fight for female entrepreneurs in healthcare, the importance of innovation and how she works to prove skeptics wrong in the world of digital health.
Halle Tecco is the co-founder and CEO of Rock Health, a startup accelerator for entrepreneurs in the world of health and technology. For five months, Rock Health hosts workshops and speakers to help entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground. Tecco is in charge of building partnerships overseeing strategic direction for the company. But Tecco isn’t new to the entrepreneurial scene. She previously launched Yoga Bear, a non-profit organization that connected cancer patients with yoga. With a BS from Case Western Reserve University and an MBA from Harvard Business School, Tecco has previously worked for Apple, Intel and Kiva.org. In addition to the many positions she's held, Tecco also has an impressive writing portfolio. She has written for Huffington Post, Harvard Business School Publishing, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Glamour.com and Forbes. She currently lives in San Francisco with her husband and was named one of CNN’s 12 entrepreneurs reinventing healthcare.

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Women in Leadership
Tecco talks about the desire for women to be executives and their struggle against men.

Be Confident
Tecco talks about where confidence and preparation fit into the puzzle of success for entrepreneurs.

From Asking to Answering
Tecco talks about the moment in small business when things shift from asking for help to having others offer help.

Risk Taking
Tecco shares her personal philosophy on why it's important to take risks, and why it's more fun than anything corporate.

Sensitivity
Tecco talks about being a sensitive woman, what it means and how it affects work life.

Strength
Tecco shares her definition of strength and how it changes each day.

Don't Take It Personally
Tecco shares her experience with fundraising and what it taught her about not taking things personally.

Friendship
Tecco talks about women's salary struggle, and the importance of building friendships with other women in business.

Science & Technology
Tecco talks about why women shouldn't rule out engineering or other traditionally male jobs.

Appearance
Tecco discusses the importance of confidence as opposed to physical beauty in the business world.