Meet the Entrepreneur: Sarah Hill and StoryUp
Grades: 9 - 12

Video Description: Healium is the world’s first virtual and augmented reality platform powered by brainwaves and heart rate via consumer wearables and a small tech startup called StoryUp is the brainchild behind the innovative product. Sarah Hill the CEO and Chief storyteller at StoryUp got the idea after her involvement with veterans and witnessing the impact that virtual reality had on veterans’ experiences. Incorporating neuroscience with meditation practices, the team at StoryUp has come up with an open-eyed meditation practice that has tested positive for reducing stress and anxiety in humans.

Type of Video: Profile*
Unique Video ID: Business-8**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Ask students to explore the concept of “Startup Business” and come up with their own business idea pitches.
  • Use the video in conjunction with an activity that has your students planning an entrepreneurial pitch session for younger students and then working with those students to help them create their pitches. Bring in local entrepreneurs to hear the student pitches and evaluate the effectiveness of each.


*Profile videos use a first-person/first-hand approach to highlight interesting people doing interesting things in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.