Gorilla Toolz

Tomorrow’s health tech to shine at LICA Capital Forum

By GREGORY ZELLER // Another intriguing combination of presenters and panelists marks the next Capital Forum on the Long Island Capital Alliance’s schedule, this one focused on the lifeblood of the Island’s innovation economy. Following a June networker centered around cybersecurity startups and a March pitch-a-thon spotlighting early-stage technology firms, the latest Capital Forum returns to healthcare, a Long Island socioeconomic cornerstone that has naturally become a go-to theme for LICA and its (roughly) quarterly…


Despite turmoil, software startup banking on ACA

By GREGORY ZELLER // Wholesale changes to the Affordable Care Act may loom, but a Long Island software startup has gone all-in on a potentially enormous healthcare vertical that hinges on Obamacare’s basic principles. Not only that, but EcoSoft Health PRM – an artificially intelligent partner relationship-management platform exclusively for healthcare providers, published by Wantagh-based EcoSoft Health and Florida-based DSHI Systems – doubles down on the three main tenets of the national healthcare law. Besides…


Gorilla Toolz: Not quite 800 pounds, but just wait

By GREGORY ZELLER // Today’s lesson from the high-speed, high-tech world: If it ain’t broke, fix it anyway. That’s the emerging game plan of software developer Gorilla Toolz, which was doing just fine, thank you, customizing marketing- and sales-management platforms for a range of top-tier corporate clients, but is now angling to capitalize on the technological revolution taking place in a previously unconsidered sector. The pivot comes courtesy of an unexpected healthcare-sector client that inquired about…