A burgeoning tech scene flanked by two major universities in the same city has helped usher a new generation into Tampa Bay’s startup space. We’ve got 11 of the region’s best (and youngest) entrepreneurs, technologists and innovators below for our first ever list of Tampa Bay entrepreneurs ages 25 or under.
Jonathan Truong, (25), co-founder of Verapy.
Jonathan Truong, Verapy
After having meningitis at 7 years old and a stroke at 9, Truong began a journey of sustaining injuries and physical therapy.
“While I completed my therapies, I wished there was a way to keep me motivated through each difficult and challenging rehabilitation process,” Truong said.
He and his co-founder created Verapy, which is virtual reality “games” that help patients improve their mobility. Verapy software is able to target shoulders, wrists and elbows, as well as the neck and lower extremities. The software is now in six clinics.
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