A HIMSS Event | SANTA CLARA, CA | SEPT. 16-18, 2019

September 16-18, 2019 | Santa Clara, CA

Health 2.0 VentureConnect

Monday, September 16  |  8:30 am – 1:30pm
Networking Breakfast, Lunch, and Opening Reception Included
Mission City B5
Requires Separate Registration & Additional Fee

Health 2.0 VentureConnect convenes the biggest and most active investors in health tech to discuss the latest market trends, strategies, and lessons learned. This half-day program features panels with a diverse group of investment leaders from across healthcare and rising startups, plus a rapid-fire pitch competition for vetted early stage (Seed through Series A-Ready) health tech companies competing to be recognized as the most promising startup from venture capitalists and corporate investors. 

8 Startups Pitch Live Onstage, 2 Champs Will Be Chosen

We've combed through our 2019 pool of 80+ applicants and selected 8 startups to compete live onstage in two categories, consumer-facing solutions and professional-facing solutions. For the first year ever, Health 2.0 VentureConnect Startup Pitch Competition will award two winners the title of "Most Fundable Startup" and a monetary Grand Prize Package, valued at $12,000.

Introducing the 2019 Health 2.0 VentureConnect Pitch Competition Finalists

Consumer-Facing Finalists

Professional-Facing Finalists

AI driven solutions that help insurance, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies increase efficiency, improve patient flow, and reduce costs.
Sana Health Inc
Neuromodulation wearable that uses audio/visual stimulation to guide the user into a state of relaxation
 Cerebra Health
Sleep-focused digital health company leveraging proprietary EEG biomarkers to bring advanced sleep analysis directly to the consumer
AI-powered surgical planning software as a service for neurovascular diseases such as brain aneurysm
Eyedaptic, Inc
Augmented Reality Visual Aid for Macular Degeneration (AMD)
PaaS, precision medicine solution to medical providers for treatment of Alzheimers disease (AD) and other types of dementia
Silverberry Genomix
Using Precision Health to help people optimize their fitness plans and daily wellness decisions that lead to positive lifestyle changes
Sira Medical
Augmented reality software to help clinicians with pre-surgical planning and patient education


See Full Agenda


Applications for Health 2.0 Annual Conference are now closed.
If you are interested in throwing your hat in the ring for an upcoming Health 2.0 VentureConnect event, please reach out toIrena Luo

Call For Applications

Finalists Carefully Selected
Our virtual judges (a prestigious and honorable group of experts) will prowl the impressive submissions for about 8 diamonds in the rough. We will reach out to the chosen trailblazers the first week of August, and announce confirmed competitors to the public on August 8.

The finalists (aka the Health 2.0 2019 Dream Team) will work with our selected group of experienced mentors to improve their pitches for the Health 2.0 Annual Conference mainstage.

The Big Day
On Monday, September 16, our perfectly finessed finalists will pitch their business plan and face off in front of a packed audience, including our panel of esteemed judges. At the end of the night, we will crown TWO new startup champions and award them the Grand Prize.

Grand Prize Package (valued at $12,000)

  • Check for $5,000.00
  • Complimentary HIMSS Membership for one (1) year 
  • Enhanced Media Exposure:
    • Interview with MobiHealthNews to be posted on website (To take place at the Health 2.0 Annual Conference, as schedule allows.)
    • Video Interview with HIMSS TV (To take place at the Health 2.0 Annual Conference. Video will be syndicated on HIMSS TV – Health 2.0 Channel.)
    • One (1) Social Media Announcement on Health 2.0 Twitter page OR one (1) Social Media Announcement on Health 2.0 LinkedIn Group (72,000 members)
  • HIMSS Global Conference Exposure:
    • Opportunity to pitch at the HIMSS20 Exhibit Hall Pitch Stage  
    • One (1) complimentary pass to Health 2.0 VentureConnect at HIMSS Global Conference – March 11, 2020
  • HIMSS Consulting Support: Receive one (1)  hour of mentorship/consulting from HIMSS

Questions? Email Irena Luo.

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