This woman’s startup won $100K in high-profile Rise of the Rest competition

Stacie Ruth had just four minutes to wow eight judges and hundreds of spectators inside downtown Orlando’s Cheyenne Saloon on April 29 during the Rise of the Rest venture capital competition. And within 60 seconds of her pitch, she already accomplished her goal. 

After opening her pitch with a short, but poignant audio clip of a child gasping for air, Ruth said to the crowd, “we’re helping 29 million wheezy kids with respiratory health and wheezy kids need connected health and what we are bringing is a connected portable nebulizer.” Read more here.