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 health tech companies competing to be recognized as the most promising startup from venture capitalists and corporate investors. The pitch competition is designed to curate Seed through Series A-Ready companies in two categories, consumer-facing solutions and professional-facing solutions.

Watch as Two Startup Champs Are Chosen Live Onstage

For the first year ever, Health 2.0 VentureConnect Startup Pitch Competition will award a monetary Grand Prize Package and title of "Most Fundable Startup" to two winners, one consumer-facing and one professional-facing. 

Applications for Health 2.0 Annual Conference are now closed.
Interested in pitching at a future Health 2.0 VentureConnect Competition? Email Irena Luo to get more information. 

April 18 - July 11: Call For Applications

July 12 - Augsut 8: 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.

August 8 - September 15: Mentorship
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.

September 16: 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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