San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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We started H2NYC and MedStartr.com to bring new ideas to healthcare faster and we are proud to have been among the first to introduce companies like Phreesia, Abilto, IHT Spirit, 1DocWay, Avado, Blueprint Health, and over 350 other new healthcare innovations to the world.
Now, for the first time we will have a whole day focused oo helping 20 great early stage companies gather the momentum needed to get to the next level as they pitch to the investors, partners, early adopters, hospital leaders, and patient leaders that are ready to work with the next big idea. Please join us for MedStartr Momentum 2015 and help us bring the best new companies forward faster than ever.
Are you ready for Momentum?
Apply to make the pitch Finals on stage in front of 200 people and our massive online crowd following the livestream on MedStartr.tv and twitter (#MedMo15). This is our largest prize package ever and it could exceed a $50,000 value but in truth, it is priceless. That's because it is designed to include everything a startup with a great idea and a solid team needs to succeed. See the Prize Package section below for more information.
Keynotes, Panelists, and Speakers:
Over Twenty panelists and speakers will be on hand to speak, ask the tough questions, and help judge the finalists. Each judging panel will include at one Patient, Provider, Partner, Institution, and Investor. Think you have what it takes to be one of our Star Panelists? Apply to be a MedStartr Mentor here.
Here is who is coming so far: Regina Holliday (WalkingGallery), George Mathew, MD (Aetna),Dawn Bell (Novartis), Owen Davis (NYCSeed), Ben Chodor (Sherpa), Sarah Krug (Cancer 101), Mandi Bishop (Dell), Thomas Tsang (Cornell), Amy Cueva (MAD*POW), AJ Lociano (Truveris), Zach Silversweig (Cipher Health) and over a dozen more top healthcare innovation leaders will speak and be on Panels helping judge...
Four (Yes Four!) Pitch Contests
That's right, we are pulling together FOUR panels with 5 finalists each to take the stage and be judged by a panel of patients, providers, partners, institutions, investors and our crowd, online and off. Prizes will include meetings with key partners and investors, a package of acceleration services, cash, and investment / syndication with the brand new MedStartr Investment Fund.
The results are in and sixteen amazing companies have been chosen to pitch! See them all here.
Wearable Health Technology
From the fitbit IPO to millions of kids wearing the IHT Spirit monitors in Gym class, the IoT has come to healthcare in a big way this year. Five of the highest potential new ideas in the space will vie to win our heartbeats and mindshare.
Traditional high cost, high touch care centers are rapidly becoming centers of innovation with the help of hundreds of nimble tech teams. Five of the top companies transforming this space will present to win!
Pharma Shark Tank
From smart pills to better deep analytics, few areas are changing as fast as Pharma. We invite the five best new ideas in Pharma tech to show us how they will enable the New Pharma paradigms and change how we take our medicine. The Panel will include potential investors, partners, and early adopters that can help make the best ideas take off!
Reinventing the Clinical Experience
Patients and Physicians have many new tools to engage and collect vast amounts of data. We invite the best new ideas to compete and show us what they have built that will reshape a brighter, better healthcare future for us all.
Get your Early Bird Ticket NOW
Events like this usually run $250 - $1,200 a ticket but we make a point of keeping our events accessible so our tickets are only $250 for a full day, food, great speakers, and more. While supplies last you can still get early bird tickets for much less!
A Special Message for Dues Paying Members of H2NYC
Dues Paying Members get $50 discounts on all tickets! Membership is $65 a year and includes free or discounted access to our events. To become a member please visit our H2NYC Meetup Group dues page. Thank you for your support!
How to get involved
• Volunteer! (Closed)
• Apply to Pitch (Closed)
• Help us spread the word and be a Promotional Sponsor
• Get exhibitor space (See Startr Pack ticket above)
• Sponsor and receive featured listing in publications, exhibitor space, credit for providing lunch or coffee
• Sponsor a Pitch Contest and Add to the Prize Packages
• Sponsor the After Party!
Please email Events@medstartr.com if you are interested in adding to the prize packages or Sponsoring Accelerate 2015!
Thanks for being members and supporters of healthcare innovation.
Alex, Anthony, Mimi, and the H2NYC/ MedStartr team
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Photo ID required to enter the building
When & Where
MedStartr / H2NYC
MedStartr / H2NYC started in 2008 as a voluteer organization of doctors, patients, students, managers, and professionals gathering monthly to discuus innovative healthcare ideas. On July 4th, 2012 we launched MedStartr.com and quickly became the leading crowdfunding site focused on Healthcare Innovation. In 2013 we started running Challenges for government agencies, non-profits, and corporations, driving massive engagement online and off for the best new ideas in healthcare. With over 70 events, 250 campaigns, and hundreds of healthcare startups and corporate clients helped MedStartr / H2NYC has introduced millions to new ideas in healthcare. In 2015 we are opening up our first Investment fund dedicated to investing in the best companies in healthcare innovation. To learn more please visit about.medstartr.com or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To see footage from past events please visit MedStartr.tv. To become a member of the community and receive special discounts and our H2NYC Happenings Newletters, please visit health20nyc.com. Thank you for your support.