London, UK – May 11, 2017. Raremark founder, Julie Walters, has been shortlisted for Outstanding Female Entrepreneur by the Enterprise Awards, which take place in London on 14 June.
The awards celebrate some of the most successful technology entrepreneurs in the UK & Ireland and are known as “the Oscars for Technology Entrepreneurs”.
Julie is the driving force behind Raremark, which brings patient views into drug development, particularly in rare or hard-to-reach conditions.
She said: “The health-tech revolution is just beginning, enabling families affected by often devastating conditions to find their own solutions. London is rightly one of the epicentres of this revolution.”
About the awards
Focused on the exceptional achievements of founders, the Enterprise Awards has recognised some of Britain’s most inspirational individuals who have achieved prominence on both private and public markets. Previous winners include the founders of British unicorns FanDuel and Transferwise, as well as Vin Murria whose Advanced Computer Software Products was sold to Vista Partners for £725 million.
Raremark’s goal is to transform one million lives in rare disease. Our community managers connect families worldwide with up-to-date scientific information, community insights and research opportunities. Raremark is privately funded and headquartered in London, UK with an office in Boston, US. The company was founded by entrepreneur Julie Walters after seeing first-hand the isolation experienced by families affected by rare disease. Revenues come from patient-led market research, providing anonymized patient data to inform drug development and providing information about research.