Sudanese doctor-turned-entreprene­ur Iman Abuzeid, 36 (le ), and so ware engineer Rome Portlock, 41, cofounded this online marketplac­e for hiring nurses in 2017. Incredible Health ips traditiona­l hiring on its head—le ing employers, in this case hospitals, apply to nurses. Its matching algorithms help cut the hiring process from months to weeks. While it’s free for nurses, more than 500 hospitals, including Kaiser Permanente and HCA Healthcare, pay annual subscripti­ons priced according to their total number of hires. The San Francisco–based startup now operates in 21 states and expects to roll out nationwide in 2022. “I wanted to build and create things that would have an impact on a large scale, not just one-on-one with patients,” Abuzeid says.

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