May 7, 2015
Digital health accelerator Healthbox has added 10 startups to its next accelerator, which will be based in Miami. Healthbox is launching the eight week program in partnership with GuideWell, the parent company of Florida Blue.
Program sponsors include Orlando-based Lake Nona Institute, the Health Foundation of Florida, and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Here are the 10 companies in...
February 9, 2015
Blueprint Health took to Twitter last week to announce its newest, seventh class of healthcare startups in New York City. Blueprint is a member of TechStars’ Global Accelerator Network, and startups in the Blueprint Health accelerator receive $20,000, office space in SoHo, and $50,000 in perks including server space and legal counsel. Blueprint takes a 6 percent equity stake in exchange.
February 3, 2015
New York City-based accelerator Startup Health has added six more companies to its academy program. It now has 90 companies in its portfolio.
Startups who have participated in Startup Health have raised a total of $190 million as of January 2015. That's up from $154 million in October 2014. Back then Startup Health said its portfolio was made up of 42 percent physician and practitioner founders,...
December 11, 2014
Startup accelerator Techstars has launched a post-accelerator program, called Techstars++ that provides exposure for entrepreneurs who have completed the Techstars accelerator. Techstars' launch partner is Mayo Clinic.
Post-accelerator startups can use the Techstars++ network to spend time learning from and engaging with a corporate partner.
"For example, after completing Techstars, healthcare-...
July 17, 2014
New York City-based digital health incubator Blueprint Health has announced its sixth class of startups, a lineup that includes seven groups developing mobile tools to help doctors, researchers, and startups. Blueprint is a member of TechStars’ Global Accelerator Network, and startups in the Blueprint Health accelerator receive $20,000, office space in SoHo, and $50,000 in perks...
July 16, 2014
Philadelphia research park University City Science Center announced that seven startups will join its first digital health-focused program, simply called Digital Health Accelerator (DHA).
The program runs for 10 weeks and when it's finished, startups receive up to $50,000. Science Center adds that startups in the program will also network with insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies,...
July 7, 2014
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The Iron Yard, a digital health accelerator based in Spartanburg, South Carolina, has announced its second class of nine companies, according to a report from the Spartanburg Herald-Journal.
The accelerator launched last year with an eye toward promoting startups in the southeastern US that are working on big medical problems. Startups receive $20,000 in seed...
April 22, 2014
Chicago-based digital health accelerator Healthbox Global Partners, Healthbox's parent company since 2013, raised $7 million. The round was led by Intermountain Healthcare, Health Care Service Corporation, and Chicago Pacific Founders. Healthbox will use the funds to launch three new business units.
Since its founding, this is the first time strategic investors have invested in...
September 20, 2013
Johns Hopkins University
DreamIt Health, the healthcare-focused branch of Philadelphia startup accelerator DreamIt Ventures, is launching a Baltimore, Maryland class in partnership with Johns Hopkins University. BioHealth Innovation, an organization geared toward bringing more innovation and entrepreneurship to Maryland, is co-sponsoring the class with Hopkins.
The company will seek...
May 16, 2013
Nine months after its launch announcement, Tigerlabs Health accelerator in Princeton, NJ has finally debuted its first class at a demo day event on Wednesday. The accelerator launched with a strong focus on it's ties to the pharmaceutical industry, but the six startups it has assembled don't seem overwhelmingly pharma-centric. The companies, from around the country and the world, received $20,000...