Ep 165 – Finding New Perspectives
Ep 165 - Finding New Perspectives
As the child of Chinese immigrants, Amy Yu knew that her path was to study hard, get an education and step into a stable job. But after her studies took her from Western Australia all the way over to the big smoke of Melbourne, Amy knew she had to make a bold move.
Now, Amy is the Co-Founder and CTO of Ventora Medical, a venture-backed company that is developing a device to monitor the airway pressure of premature infants on non-invasive respiratory support, proving that being brave and saying yes can (literally) change the world.
New friends, memories and late nights studying. These are the things you most associate with your university days. But what if you took an idea from your studies and created a viable business out of it?
And not just any business but one that directly helped babies? That’s what Amy Yu did when she studied a Biomedical Engineering degree at the University of Melbourne. Now, Amy is the Co-Founder and CTO of Ventora Medical – a Melbourne-based medical device start-up with a mission to help premature babies breathe.
In this Peers2Peers episode powered by Shopify, Amy shares the value in connecting with people from different networks, taking the brave leap to follow your dreams and how she took an idea from university and turned it into a fully fledged business.
Amy is the Co-Founder and CTO of Ventora Medical, a Melbourne-based medical device start-up with a mission to help premature babies breathe. As a biomedical engineer, Amy is passionate about health tech and was recently recognised on the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list in the category of Healthcare and Science.