Derek is the Managing Partner & Founder of Healthyish Ventures, which provides advising, investments, and brand-building for businesses focused on health and wellness.
Prior to founding Healthyish Ventures, Derek founded and served as CEO of Greatist, acquired in 2019 by Healthline, one of the best and biggest health sites on the internet. Greatist is currently the fastest-growing media site in the digital health space, with 10 million unique visitors per month, and has raised $8 million in financing. It has also been named one of the 15 Best Startups to Work For in America by Business Insider/Turnstone. Flanzraich was previously with Clicker (acquired by CBS) and NBC Universal’s Digital Entertainment Strategy & Operations. He has been building brands and organizations that last since he founded The Wizard Chronicles, a student life periodical, in fifth grade.
Derek has a degree in Government from Harvard University where he founded Harvard Thinks Big, Harvard Undergraduate Television, and On Harvard Time. He is a volunteer on the Board of Stoked Mentoring Inc.