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By George Cigale
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About this project

We are a small and diverse team. We share...

-- a deep interest in health and science

-- a conviction that your microbiome is a critical and often ignored part of health and disease

-- and a desire to help people get healthier by understanding and nurturing their microbiome

Our CEO, George Cigale, previously built www.tutor.com from an idea to the biggest online tutoring company -- connecting millions of students for immediate helps from expert academic tutors and coaches.  

Our co-founders and advisors are accomplished scientists, doctors, dietitians, and technologists.  More info about us at www.mycrofriends.com.

MycroFriends will offer microbiome education, nutritional and lifestyle recommendations, and access to expert health coaches, among other services.  

The MycroFriends Beta just launched, with 3 high-quality educational videos -- if you haven't tried it yet, please watch the 1 minute long vidoe above, then visit www.mycrofriends.com -- the full beta experience is totally free and takes about 15-20 minutes.  

We'd like to provide a full library of educational videos at the intersection of microbiome science, nutrition, and health, along with other resources and services for health-conscious people. 

Your support on this Kickstarter will go towards the design and creation of the next set of videos, and will help millions of people make healthier choices.

 

Risks and challenges

It is hard to...

-- design educational content that keeps people interested and excited to learn,

-- find, screen, hire, train great coaches, and then match the best fit with each customer

-- create a user experience and scalable technology platform to serve up compelling educational content and match people to coaches

-- make sure the scientific and medical foundation for our educational content and coaching is strong and we do not over-promise

Our team knows how to overcome these challenges. We built the biggest and most successful online tutoring company, www.tutor.com, and our founders and advisors are accomplished scientists, doctors, dietitians, and technologists. (More info about us at http://www.mycrofriends.com/home/aboutus.)

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    A trillion cells of our gratitude and a microbiome test kit which you'll send back and get a detailed report of your gut microbiome.

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