This text is a part of a sequence sponsored by HLTH providing a preview of the HLTH convention.
As we head into yr 5 of HLTH, November 13-16 in Las Vegas, it’s extra vital than ever to convey the investor and startup group collectively in a means that drives significant conversations and generates development alternatives.
HLTH provides a variety of content material, displays, and options geared for a number of gamers in healthcare comparable to traders, well being system and suppliers, payers, medtech and biopharma, shopper tech and wellness, and traders. However there are additionally a number of programming options aimed toward startups. Right here’s a preview.
1. HLTH’s Funding Founders Program
The purpose is to match startup executives with traders on this curated matchmaking program. The investor-driven conferences on this ‘speed-dating’ format concentrate on effectivity whereas maximizing the variety of conferences for each traders and startups. In 2021, there have been over 1,000 investor conferences, making HLTH the place to interact in funding, dialogue, and collaboration. We’ve additionally introduced the pitch stage throughout the Funding Founders Lounge, along with an experiential cafe.
The Funding Founders Lounge shall be accessible for traders throughout all hours of the convention and conferences there shall be scheduled across the following dates and instances:
Monday November 14
10 am to five pm
Tuesday November 15
10 am to five pm
Wednesday November 16
10 am to 12 pm
2. StartUp Well being Competition
This yr marks the primary time the StartUp Well being competition lands at HLTH, having additionally introduced the occasion to HLTH’s inaugural ViVE convention in Miami Seaside in March.
Along with compelling discussions on very important points in healthcare, the StartUp Well being Pavilion shines a highlight on startups from around the globe in search of to resolve a number of the most vexing challenges in healthcare. The StartUp Well being Studio will showcase interviews with CEOs, traders, and thought leaders reside.
There may also be pre-scheduled 1:1 conferences and curated networking with traders and potential prospects for startups.
All StartUp Well being Competition programming and actions are included with the acquisition of a HLTH 2022 attendee ticket or exhibitor package deal, though StartUp Well being portfolio firms obtain particular registration and exhibitor provides.
3. UCSF | HealthHub Digital Well being Awards
The fourth annual UCSF | Well being Hub: Digital Well being Awards have a good time achievements of modern well being tech firms that enhance healthcare by way of digital well being expertise in 11 completely different classes in two completely different tracks — rising stars and finest in school.
Since 2019, UCSF | Well being Hub, a digital well being accelerator working with digital well being startups from around the globe, has hosted the Digital Well being Awards to establish essentially the most modern upcoming digital well being firms within the greatest areas of digital well being, together with telemedicine and utility of AI, in accordance with a press launch.
Submissions from around the globe shall be evaluated by a panel of esteemed judges from the digital well being sector. The occasion takes place on November 14 from 6:30pm – 7:30pm as a kickoff to HLTH’s widespread Innovators’ Evening at Zouk Nightclub in Resorts World. Solely those that have registered for the HLTH convention could attend.
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4. Startup Pitches
Two startup pitch competitions will embody novel and modern firms taking over the healthcare trade’s most complicated challenges.
Just one winner shall be topped in every pitch competitors.
For the HLTH Startup Pitch, individuals will embody startups which are lower than 5 years outdated and have raised lower than $5 million in capital. It would embody startups aligned across the themes of HLTH 2022.
$15,000 HLTH 2023 sponsorship credit score
$15,000 examine from HLTH
$10,000 AWS credit
The winner may also be acknowledged on the HLTH Innovators’ Reception
AARP’s AgeTech Collaborative Pitch competitors finalists should be early to mid-stage, with a working minimal viable product (MVP), pilot or in-market with early adopters or prospects. Startups participating within the competitors concentrate on age tech and mind well being.
A number of the AARP standards included lower than $1M in annual income, you may have obtained lower than $15M in funding, and have a US presence.
The winner receives a $10,000 examine from AARP and shall be acknowledged on the HLTH Innovators’ Reception.
5. Membership Startup & Innovation Pavilions
Startups and accelerators that includes portfolio firms come collectively at HLTH to showcase the most recent innovation and disruptive concepts. See pavilions from organizations comparable to AARP Innovation, ANDHealth (Australia), Cedars Sinai, AWS, Israeli Pavilion, MATTER, ScaleHealth, Startup Well being, Plug and Play, to call a number of. Curious about elevating your model at HLTH? Be taught extra on the right way to apply for particular discounted exhibiting alternatives.
Particular Startup Fee
Well being innovation startups which are lower than three years outdated and have raised lower than $3 million qualify to use for a particular price, in accordance with HLTH’s web site.
The spirit of the startup price is obtainable to ‘operators’ of well being tech firms, not accelerators or skilled service-based firms, advisers, consultants, regulation companies or board members.
To see when you qualify, click on right here.
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