A HIMSS Event | SANTA CLARA, CA | SEPT. 16-18, 2019
By Heather Munro, freelance writer focusing on emerging technology.
Over the past decade, Health 2.0 has welcomed more than 25,000 conference attendees worldwide, hosted over 4,000 demos, and introduced hundreds of new companies to the health technology industry. For health tech entrepreneurs, there’s no question that the Health 2.0 Annual Conference is one of the best venues to get exposure for their emerging solutions and connect with health tech’s most active investors.
The conference’s VentureConnect competition provides a venue for vetted seed companies through raising Series A companies to pitch their innovative health tech products live on stage. Last year, 60 companies competed to claim six finalist spots and this year, Health 2.0 is kicking it up a notch.
This year, not only do finalists in the Startup Pitch Competition receive mentorship opportunities, media exposure, and other valuable networking connections to help them accelerate their startups’ growth, Health 2.0 Venture Connect winners will receive monetary grand prize packages.
For the first year ever, Health 2.0 will award the two winners of the Startup Pitch Competition a monetary prize package valued at $12,000. Two winners—one consumer-facing and one provider-facing—will receive Health 2.0’s title of “Most Fundable Startup,” plus these impressive items:
All Health 2.0 VentureConnect finalists will receive valuable experience preparing and finetuning their company’s product pitch:
Ultimately, two winners—one consumer-facing and provider-facing—will receive the title of “Most Fundable Startup.” Last year, Mira and Avhana Health won in the contest's consumer and provider tracks, respectively.
If your company is seed through Series A ready and wants to apply for a chance to be selected as one of the finalists, please submit your application on the Health 2.0 Annual Conference website. Applications are due by Monday, July 8, 2019.