SA-born chiropractor sells telemedicine firm for $500m
A personal tragedy led SA-born chiropractor Clint Phillips to found telemedicine firm 2nd.MD in 2010. Last month, he sold it for almost $500m
Elon Musk isn’t the only South African making waves in the ultra-competitive US tech scene. But where Musk was on a tech trajectory from the outset, it was an unlikely sequence of events that led Joburg-born chiropractor Clint Phillips into the world of telemedicine.
In 2009, Phillips’s two-day-old daughter Gabi had a stroke that paralysed the right side of her body. Doctors told the family it was unlikely she would ever walk or talk properly...