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CareLinx is a disruptive disintermediary to the $100+ billion home care market. AARP mentioned CareLinx as a top technology for caregivers.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2011
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

CareLinx is a secure, vertically integrated caregiver crowdsourcing network that empowers families to directly connect with compatible caregivers & cost effectively manage their home care services online if at work or living afar.


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    Guy Navarro
    Director of Sales

    Guy Navarro recently joined as a Salesman. Prior to CareLinx Guy was a Sales Director for ResCare Home Care a national home care agency. He brings over 10 years in Sales experience and is currently a board member of AgeWell Senior Services. He holds an MBA from Biola and a BA from Whitter.

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    Sherwin Sheik
    Founder & CEO

    BS in Management Science from UC San Diego and an MBA from UCLA Anderson. Prior to founding CareLinx, Sherwin worked and invested in the health care industry for over ten years. His health care experience is very diverse, ranging from the bio-pharmaceutical industry, healthcare investment banking to a healthcare analyst and trader for a $900 million Hedge Fund.
    Knight Capital – Director Equity Derivatives Healthcare Specialist
    Bellman Walter

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    Adrienne Sweet
    VP of Marketing

    BA from Stanford University, and both an MBA and Master’s in Public Health in Health Services Administration from UCLA, where she was recipient of the Health Services Administration Alumni Scholarship.
    Canopy Home Care Agency – CEO
    Amgen and Biogen Idec - Sales and Marketing
    UCSF Medical Center – Hospital Administration
    Sinaiko Healthcare – Consultant

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    Tom Nelson
    Strategic Advisor

    Thomas C. Nelson, former chief operating officer at AARP for 8 years. While at AARP, Nelson led the build-out of its state strategy in all 53 states and territories. He also led the reinvention of the AARP Foundation, which today serves those at risk of falling through our nation’s safety net as they struggle to meet their most basic needs. Nelson also serves as Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, teaching

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    Mary Furlong
    Strategic Advisor

    Serial entrepreneur ( in l986; ThirdAge Media in l996 and Mary Furlong and Associates) and author of Turning Silver Into Gold: How to Profit in the New Boomer Marketplace. Mary has over 25 years of experience working with investors, corporations, entrepreneurs and non profits. She has great insight into the needs and wants of the 50+ marketplace. She has worked with most of the Fortune 50 companies that focus on the 50+ market and ha

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    Gloria Cavanaugh
    Strategic Advisor

    Former President and CEO of the American Society on Aging, the largest professional association in the field of aging, for 31 years.  She is a former Board Chair of the National Alliance for Caregiving, Board of Generations United and is a member of the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations, the National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging, the Advisory Council of the Coalition for Accelerating Cures & Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease, the


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    Cooley LLP
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    Bushnell & Associates

Previous Investors

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    Hedge Fund & Capital Market Colleagues