Cristina Randall, Somos: Empowering Mexicans to take back control of their health, Ep 200

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Outline of this episode:

  • [01:26] – About Somos
  • [02:03] – Healthcare in Mexico
  • [05:25] – From engineering to building a fintech company
  • [08:31] – Funding a fintech company in Mexico
  • [09:14] – Biggest lessons learned building Conekta
  • [11:42] – Cristina’s jump into healthtech
  • [14:50] – Somos: A tool to understand your body
  • [18:07] – What’s next for Somos?
  • [21:44] – Advice to Cristina’s younger self
  • [24:32] – Cristina’s books and podcasts recommendations

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