Rachel Mertensmeyer, CEO of Rivia Health

Thursday, October 5, 2023, 1:00 – 4:00 AM UTC

After founding Rivia Health in 2018, CEO Rachel Mertensmeyer has raised millions in funding while growing the Phoenix-based healthcare SaaS company into an established medical payment solution. Join us at Startup Grind Phoenix on Wednesday, October 4th to learn how Rachel started Rivia Health.

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About this event

Rachel Mertensmeyer has long been captivated by understanding the consumer mindset and making people’s lives better with product innovation. She has a decade of marketing management experience in Fortune 100 companies including Unilever and Avon in New York and BBDO and WPP in Shanghai. Rachel’s first professional opportunity supported her entrepreneurial nature as she was tasked with the ground floor development of sales distribution in Eastern Asia for an American wine company. In 2016, while living in New York City, Rachel experienced medical bill mayhem personally. This experience spurred her to apply her consumer product innovation background to create a better medical payments solution for patients. This is how Rivia Health was born in 2018. Rachel credits her remarkable set of advisors and strong founding team with the early success and fast paced traction Rivia Health has achieved. As a leader, Rachel places great focus on creating a holistic, respectful and cooperative work environment for her team. On a more personal note, Rachel places a high value on physical health and wellbeing for herself and for those around her. In her free time, she can be found teaching yoga, trail running in the deserts of Arizona, or making time for her friends and family. Rachel is looking forward to growing and adapting Rivia Health to continue to serve patients through the ever changing healthcare terrain we inhabit.

Rivia Health is an innovative medical billing app where patients can easily understand, manage, and pay all of their medical bills & check insurance coverage in one place. By making it easier for patients to pay, Rivia Health helps providers reduce delayed & defaulted payments, improves patient satisfaction, and cuts down operating costs.

Please meet us at the lobby entrance on 2nd ave or text us at tel:6233001183 when you arrive! GARAGE PARKING AVAILABLE located off of Monroe St. Park on floors 5, 6,or 7. Cars parked on levels 3/4 are subject to being towed) 3. Park closest to green elevator lobby labeled "Resident + Club Elevator" (east side of garage) 4. Enter Elevator lobby and press 1 to call elevator to lobby.


  • Rachel Mertensmeyer

    Rivia Health

    CoFounder & CEO



Thursday, October 5, 2023
1:00 AM – 4:00 AM UTC

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1:00 AMNetworking, Dinner, and Drinks
2:00 AMFireside Chat
3:15 AMWrap-up and Networking


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