Second Life Podcast: Ara Katz
There’s a universal health claim that your overall health starts with your gut – and that’s it real. Ara Katz, co-founder and co-CEO of the microbiome science company Seed Health, is one of the biggest gut health advocates demonstrating the science behind the importance of health. intestinal tract through pioneering innovations in probiotics and live drugs. Katz launched Seed Health in 2015 with the mission of setting a new standard for gut health by identifying a direct correlation between what goes on in your gut and how it affects overall health. of the body, including the skin, heart, digestion, and more.
Seed Health hero product, the Daily Synbiotics, which is a daily two-in-one capsule containing both probiotics and prebiotics to support gut health, has completely revolutionized daily prebiotic supplementation. And last year, Katz made a big impression raised $40 million in seed funding, which she is using to expand clinical research and global distribution. However, as Katz continues to take the helm of a company that stands at the intersection of healthcare, consumer technology, media and design, it may come as a surprise that her first career life is in an industry. absolutely different. Before starting her own science company, Katz co-founded the LVMH-backed mobile commerce startup Spring, where she helped launch ApplePay on the iPhone.
Listen to the latest episode of Second life to hear Katz find a way – through both personal and professional lives – to create a product that actually has a positive impact on our health.