Dan Rodrigues among 100 most intriguing entrepreneurs at 2015 Builders + Innovators Summit
Irvine, CA – October 16, 2015 – Kareo, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for independent medical practices, is honored to announce Dan Rodrigues, CEO of Kareo, was recognized by Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2015 at its Builders + Innovators Summit. Goldman Sachs selected Rodrigues as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the two-day event, which took place October 14-15 in Santa Barbara, California.
Rodrigues founded Kareo with the vision of developing purpose-built cloud-based solutions for doctors who have struggled for years with complex and expensive technology not designed or optimized for the needs of smaller medical practices. Under his leadership, Kareo has become the leading vendor for integrated health records, practice management, practice marketing and physician billing solutions, targeted to independent practices. The company’s rapid growth has earned numerous industry accolades, including recognition in Inc. 5000, Red Herring Top 100 and Deloitte Fast 500 in the past year.
"It is an honor to be recognized by Goldman Sachs alongside such noteworthy entrepreneurs from a variety of industries," said Rodrigues. "I’m proud of what Kareo has achieved so far as we work toward our mission of helping independent medical practices succeed, and I look forward to continued growth as we deliver further innovations to help independent physicians thrive in a rapidly changing evironment.”
"We are honored to recognize Dan as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2015," said David Solomon, co-head of investment banking at Goldman Sachs. "This is an exciting time for entrepreneurs. This is the fourth year that we’ve hosted the Builders + Innovators Summit and continue to be amazed by what happens when a diverse group of seasoned and emerging business leaders -- the builders and innovators – come together to discuss how to drive innovation, create jobs, and build enduring organizations."
For more than 145 years, Goldman Sachs has been advising and financing entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by Goldman Sachs experts, seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
Kareo is the only cloud-based medical office software and services platform purpose-built for small practices. At Kareo, we believe that, with the right tools and support, small practices can do big things. We offer an integrated solution of products and services designed to help physicians get paid faster, find new patients, run their business smarter, and provide better care. Our practice management software, medical billing solution, practice marketing tools and free, award-winning fully certified EHR help more than 75,000 medical providers more efficiently manage the business and clinical sides of their practice. Kareo has received extensive industry recognition, including the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Inc. 500/5000, Red Herring Top 100 Company, and Black Book #1 Integrated EHR, Practice Management and Billing Vendor. Headquartered in Irvine, California, the Kareo mission is to help providers spend their time focused on patients, not paperwork. For more information, visit www.kareo.com.