StartUp Health Partners
GE healthymagination is about better health for more people. GE has committed $6 billion to continuously develop and invest in innovations that deliver high-quality, more affordable healthcare to more people around the world.
The GE and StartUp Health Academy Entrepreneurship Program
The California HealthCare Foundation works as a catalyst to fulfill the promise of better healthcare for all Californians. CHCF supports ideas and innovations that improve quality, increase efficiency, and lower the costs of care.
StartUp Health Academy: Educating Entrepreneurs to Focus on Care and Costs
The Innovation@50+ initiative aims to spark entrepreneurial activity across public and private sectors. Anchored by the AARP social mission – to enhance the quality of life for all as we age – the initiative enlists the expertise of visionary thinkers, entrepreneurs, the investment community, industry, and not-for-profits to spur innovation to meet the needs and wants of people over 50.
AT&T is the largest communications holding company in the world. AT&T’s Developer Platform for health companies makes it easier for health technology entrepreneurs and developers to build innovative applications and services.
Amazon, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, is the global leader in e-commerce. In 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) began offering IT infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services — now commonly known as cloud computing. Today, Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world.
Morgan Lewis is a global law firm with some 1,400 lawyers in 24 offices around the world. We are consistently ranked among the world’s leading law firms because we deliver effective solutions. Our clients rely on the firm to guide them through all of their legal needs, from significant business decisions to the most complex global deals and litigation.
Oxeon Partners LLC is a highly specialized retained search firm that works exclusively in the healthcare technology and services market. Our clients and partners transform the way healthcare is delivered and paid for; the exceptional executives we recruit are the drivers of this change at these innovative companies in the healthcare industry.
WCG is an independent strategic communications firm providing integrated solutions built upon clear analytics, with the aim of achieving competitive advantage for a growing spectrum of leading companies and organizations. WCG’s staff is an eclectic mix of experienced, diverse thinkers who partner with organizations in a wide array of industries to promote product differentiation and competitiveness, reputational distinction, social credibility, and organizational clarity.
Artists & Instigators
Artists & Instigators empowers game changing producers who are “re-imagining” our world. We partner with instigators who wake up every day ready to “Get It Done.” Artists & Instigators is a early stage venture capital fund that invests in consumer product and service businesses. The fund is led by Wayne Kimmel, Tony Bifano, and Marc Eckō, founder and Chief Creative Officer of Marc Eckō Enterprises, the billion dollar global fashion and lifestyle company and founder of the Complex Media Network.
Blueprint Health helps entrepreneurs start early-stage healthcare companies. We provide mentorship, a small investment, and a collaborative environment for companies to go from idea to prototype in 3 months. Blueprint Health is a Charter member of the Techstars Network.
The Health 2.0 Conference is now the leading showcase of cutting-edge innovation transforming the health care system. Since its beginning in 2007, Health 2.0 has served as a community resource for search and online tools to help consumers manage their health and connect to providers. Now that the industry has caught up, Health 2.0 covers the entire cloud, web, mobile, and unplatforms technology revolution that is shaking up every sector of health care.
The Healthcare Innovation and Technology Lab is a cross-disciplinary public health teaching and research organization that studies and educates others about the impact of healthcare information and communications technology on public health. Based in New York, NY, the Lab’s team includes faculty, scientists, research scholars, and students from top universities around the world.
The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) is a not-for-profit organization, working to improve healthcare for all New Yorkers through health information technology (health IT).
The NYVCA community is made up of the leading Venture Capital and Private Equity professionals in the New York area and membership is by invitation only. NYVCA is focused on bringing together the most successful partners for firm creation and growth in the next decade.
OrganizedWisdom is on a mission to close the ‘Health Gap’ by making it easy for any clinician to build a Digital Office in minutes so they can save time, grow their practice, and improve patient education.
SecondMarket is the next generation investment platform. SecondMarket connects issuers, investors, and sellers through technology-enabled solutions.
SecondMarket & StartUp Health’s Guide to Investing in Healthtech
StartUp America Partnership
The Startup America Partnership is based on a simple premise: young companies that grow create jobs. As a core American value, entrepreneurship is critical to the country’s long term success and it’s time to step up our game.
The Foundation for NIH was established by Congress¹ in 1990 as a 501(c)(3) public charity. We began our work in 1996 to facilitate groundbreaking research at the National Institutes of Health and worldwide. As an independent non-profit organization, we accomplish this by raising private funds and creating public-private partnerships to support the mission of the National Institutes of Health (NIH): conducting scientific research.
Health Data Initiative
The Health Data Initiative (HDI), originally launched in 2010 by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as the Community Health Data Initiative, is a public-private collaboration that encourages innovators to utilize health data to develop applications to raise awareness of health and health system performance and spark community action to improve health.
US Department of Health and Human Services
The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is a Cabinet department of the United States government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. Its motto is “Improving the health, safety, and well-being of America.”
NYCEDC is the City’s primary engine for economic development charged with leveraging the City’s assets to drive growth, create jobs, and improve quality of life.
TEDMED is a multi-disciplinary community of innovators and leaders dedicated to creating a better future in health and medicine. TEDMED hosts an annual event in Washington, D.C., accompanied by a free simulcast and videos, and produces ongoing online events and discussions around the Great Challenges of Health and Medicine at TEDMED.com.
South By Southwest Festival
South by Southwest (SXSW) is a company that plans and executes conferences, trade shows, festivals and other events. Current roster of events include SXSW Music, SXSW Film, SXSW Interactive, SXSWedu, and SXSWeco, which take place every spring (usually in March) except SXSWeco, which takes place in October, all in Austin, Texas.
The mHealth Summit presented by mHIMSS brings a dedicated focus to the business, end-user, and policy perspectives of mHealth, fostering in-depth dialogue to identify and accelerate cross-cutting value chains and sustainable mHealth business models from around the globe.
mHIMSS is the globally-focused mobile initiative offered by HIMSS. As a cause-based, mission-driven 51-year-old non-profit, HIMSS created mHIMSS as a platform for all stakeholders within the global mobile community to drive positive, transformational change in health and healthcare through the best use of IT.
Partnership for a Healthier America
The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) is devoted to working with the private sector to ensure the health of our nation’s youth by solving the childhood obesity crisis. PHA brings together public, private, and nonprofit leaders to broker meaningful commitments and develop strategies to end childhood obesity. Most importantly, PHA ensures that commitments made are commitments kept by working with unbiased, third parties to monitor and publicly report on the progress our partners are making to show everyone what can be achieved when we all work together.
DC to VC
Morgenthaler Ventures and Health 2.0 DC to VC: Health IT Startup Showcase is a nationwide contest to find the best venture backable startup ideas in health IT.
Healthcare Innovation World Cup
The Healthcare Innovation World Cup challenges entrepreneurs and innovators in healthcare and information technology to tackle global public health issues. In 2013, the competition invites participants worldwide to propose solutions for improving diabetes prevention and management, offering $75,000 in total prize money and opportunities to showcase their work.
HealthBeat 2013 is a new event exploring “Smart Hospitals” and “Smart Practices,” the focal point of where technology is disrupting health care. The event also covers how “Smart Patients” fit in. HealthBeat will help decision makers — CIOs at hospitals, physicians, providers, insurers — understand what technologies are most effectively
transforming health care in 2013 and beyond.
At MedCity CONVERGE will you meet the elite startups, most innovative hospital leaders, and top decision makers from the medical device, pharma, health IT, and investor communities. CONVERGE will outline the big opportunities, provide guidance to address innovation challenges, and determine where the industry is going.
Cloud Slam brings together a global alliance of thought leaders, professionals, and end-users to expand opportunities through keynote sessions and panel discussions, enriching the dialogue between users and providers. Event spotlight looks at intersection of cloud with life sciences helping to evolve maturity in one of the largest industries. Visit us at cloudslam.org for more details and follow us on Twitter @CloudSlam to stay current and connected.
World Congress, the leading global provider of health care conferences, forges communities by convening senior executives from all segments of the health care industry.
Digital Health Summer Summit
Summit events include workshop-style sessions coupled with high-level discussions addressing digital health products and services, startup advice, partnership workshops, health networks, and more. Industry leaders will share current realities, insights, and solutions to the many challenges facing digital health businesses today.
StartUp Weekend Health
Startup Weekend is an intense 54 hour event that immerses you in the experience of launching a startup. How far can you go from idea to solution and executable business in a single weekend?
Data is driving change in the healthcare industry. In the hands of those who know how to use it, data brings advances in personalized and predictive medicine, significant cost savings, and research that points to entirely new products and markets. If you want to leverage the power of big data for your organization, you don’t want to miss the O’Reilly Strata Rx Conference.
GSMA-mHealth Alliance Mobile Health Summit
Launched jointly by the GSM Association and the mHealth Alliance, the Mobile Health Summit is aimed directly at the heart of the mobile health ecosystem.
Press & Media Partners
GigaOM is a new type of media company with a business model that leverages technology, transparency, and access to information. The company’s growth has been propelled by great writers, journalistic integrity, industry depth, and audience engagement. Since 2006, GigaOM has grown into the leading independent voice on emerging technologies and the disruption of media.
VentureBeat covers disruptive technology and explains why it matters in our lives. Led by Founder & Editor-in-Chief Matt Marshall and a team of experienced journalists, we’re the leading publication for news and perspective on the most innovative technologies.
O’Reilly spreads the knowledge of innovators through its technology books, online services, magazines, research, and tech conferences. Since 1978, O’Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying “faint signals” from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, O’Reilly has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.