NC IDEA WINNER: Akili Software, Streamlining and Digitizing Home Health Care

It’s been a pretty good week for Michelle Harper and Jana Barile, the co-founders of the private duty health care revolutionizing company, Akili Software and its signature product, Savii Care. In just four days, the Raleigh entrepreneurs learned they won an NC IDEA grant and were one of six companies selected for the SoarTriangle’s deep mentorship program for female-led startups.  News of the major achievements made Harper feel as if the,“wind is beneath our sails.”  But the wind hasn’t always been at Harper’s back. This is the second time Akili Software applied for the NC IDEA grant—the company made it to the semi-finalist stage in last Fall’s grant cycle, but wasn’t...

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