Comstock's magazine 1218 - December 2018 - Page 11

CONTENTS n December 2018 FEATURES 38 56 ON THE COVER: PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: SARA BOGOVICH FINANCE 38 Go Fund Yourself With an estimated pool of half a billion dollars funding available in the region and only half of that invested, we take a look at fragmentation in the local ecosystem and the bridges being built toward vital connections. THE TELEHEALTH CONNECTION | GETTING (LOCALLY) FUNDED | ROBOTS IN RESTAURANTS BUSINESS INSIGHT FOR THE CAPITAL REGION DECEMBER ‘18 VOL. 30 | NO. 12 by Jeff Wilser EDUCATION 44 The EdTech Edge the INNOVATION issue Local edtech innovators aren’t trying to blow up traditional education models. At a time when edtech funding is on the decline, local founders are bootstrapping solutions to existing classroom needs. by Steven Yoder TECHNOLOGY MEDTECH 50 The Doctor is [Logged] In Telehealth is on the rise throughout the Capital Region, with video visits that save patients and hospitals both time and money. But can it reach the patients who need it the most? 56 From Bot to Burger Nationally, large restaurant chains are automating aspects of their service as a cost- saving mechanism. How is this trend playing out in the Capital Region? by Rich Ehisen by Russell Nichols Correction: In the November article "Mr. Fixer," we incorrectly stated that Rick Mindermann became personal assistant to Frank Corti in 1995; rath- er, he became personal assistant to Darrell Corti at that time. December 2018 | 11