Techstars New Health Care Partner: Announcing UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars


Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, and UnitedHealthcare, a leading health care company, today announced the UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars. Accelerators Announcements uhc unitedhealthcare

Mental health…ask for help


This can come in many forms, but when your mental health needs care, deciding to get that care should be just as straightforward as deciding to treat a torn ACL: you find the right professional and get help. Includes ideas + tools to successfully implement mental health strategies.

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Net Health Acquires Tissue Analytics

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Net Health, a premier provider of cloud-based EHR software for specialized care settings, today announced that it has acquired Tissue Analytics , a pioneering developer of automated mobile wound and skin imaging and predictive analytics solutions.

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One Essential Question to Ask When Beginning an Accelerator Program


XI is a GAN Accelerator located in Colorado Springs and this cohort of founders is an amazing group, just starting the program. This isn’t only true for startup founders when you start an accelerator. The post One Essential Question to Ask When Beginning an Accelerator Program appeared first on GAN. The Future of Work accelerators mental health personal growth rhythms sleep startup life startups

Expanding My Investment Thesis to Run the MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars


Today, I start my next adventure in startup investing – I’m the new Managing Director of the MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars. What we’re looking to invest in for the 2020 Class of the MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars.

Presbyterian Health Foundation awards $4.6 million in new research grants

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OKLAHOMA CITY, July 20, 2020: The Presbyterian Health Foundation has awarded nearly $4.6 million in biomedical research grants to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF). “We About Presbyterian Health Foundation.

What Accelerators Look Like in 2019


Each year, GAN asks the accelerators in our community hundreds of questions on their programs with one goal in mind—to gather concrete insights into the state of the accelerator industry as it stands in any particular year. Responses from our yearly survey culminate in a giant data report available to any accelerator from the community that provided us with their data. Applying to Accelerators in 2019. On average, accelerators receive 594 applications for just 9.6

Ready to Disrupt Health Care? Applications open for the UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars


The digital health market is transforming before our eyes. Unprecedented capital is penetrating the health-tech sector, with startups seeing over $8B in funding in 2018, exceeding 2017’s $5.7B venture funding, and digital health IPOs are starting to infiltrate Wall Street.

What Will this Crisis Accelerate in Your Ecosystem?

Tomasz Tunguz

Instead, his manager told him that these kinds of crises accelerate change and that he should embrace them. Since then, I’ve been asking myself, what changes will this crisis accelerate? Obviously, telecommuting/videoconferencing adoption will have accelerated. For those with non-urgent conditions, telemedicine provides triage and care without risking the health of others. These types of crises accelerate change.

Announcing the Founder Support Fund


It’s an evergreen microgrant-making fund dedicated to supporting founders’ mental and emotional health and well-being. 94% of founders have experienced severe anxiety, depression, or other mental health challenges. “No Every GAN Accelerator Follows the Founder Wellness Pact.

Dreamit Invests in TrekIT Health

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TrekIT Health , a clinical workflow management and analytics company, announced their newest round of funding from IP Group , Inc. The startup will use the funding to enhance product capabilities and accelerate sales growth with key hires.

500Kobe Accelerator Program is back, now with a Focused Track on Health


500 Startups and Kobe City are thrilled to announce our 4th consecutive accelerator program, which will commence on November 4th, 2019. This year’s program will continue to support startups across all industries and sectors, but will include a special focus on startups within the health space. They will work closely with each startup to accelerate their development through best operational practices, Read More.

Techstars Brings Smart Mobility-Focused Accelerator to Turin, Italy


Techstars and Compagnia Di San Paolo, Fondazione CRT and the Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center announce Techstars Smart Mobility Accelerator, first Techstars accelerator in Italy. Applications for the Techstars Smart Mobility Accelerator are open now through October 13, 2019.

Startup Accelerators are Entrepreneur Boot Camps


Business accelerators” is another term often used interchangeably with incubators. The key difference between them, according to purists, is that accelerators compress the timescale for startups by operating as a type of boot camp. group rates for health, life and other insurance plans.

An Introduction to Happiness: Rest


I was talking to my wife about this, and she brought up something that she does with her clients (she’s a mental health therapist). Company Culture accelerator company culture founders happiness mental health rest workLast week, I shared this idea of being happy at work.

Founders Share Stories and Encouragement on Mental Wellness


COVID-19 forced my co-founder to move across the country for childcare support, as we both worked round the clock to adjust to rapidly changing health regulations and shifting sales channels. I’ve leaned on founders from the accelerator cohort we participated in.

How to Manage a Startup Through Troubling Times

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He is a successful entrepreneur, video game pioneer and venture capitalist and founder of the startup accelerator Play Labs @ MIT. HEALTH STARTUP WORK-LIFE INTEGRATION Alex Haro Brad Feld Rizwan Virk Startup Myths and Models: What You Won’t Learn in Business School stress

Data-Driven Hope


It accelerates, plateaus, and then declines. The Industry coronavirus covid-19 culture data family health hope mental health remote startup success work worldStaying Mentally and Emotionally Healthy in the Midst of COVID-19. This is an interesting time.

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Are you heading toward burnout?

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Shawn Johal is a Scaling Up Certified Coach currently working with several entrepreneurs and their businesses to help accelerate their growth, while finding personal balance and happiness. HEALTH WORK-LIFE INTEGRATION burnout EO Montreal Shawn Johal stress

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The Money Trap: How to Choose Between Money and Passion

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Shawn Johal is a Scaling Up Certified Coach currently working with several entrepreneurs and their businesses to help accelerate their growth, while finding personal balance and happiness. HEALTH INNOVATION WORK-LIFE INTEGRATION goals motivation passion Shawn Johal

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Q4 2019 Applications Now Open


Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, today announced that applications are now open for 2019’s Q4 mentorship-driven accelerator programs. These programs that are officially receiving applications: Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars – NYC (New York).

Attitude Is Everything

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Shawn Johal is a Scaling Up Certified Coach currently working with several entrepreneurs and their businesses to help accelerate their growth, while finding personal balance and happiness.

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Ascend BioVentures helps determine right path for health care discoveries

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Ascend BioVentures, a pharmaceutical accelerator company, helps Oklahoma’s early stage therapeutics advance through the riskiest early stages of development. There are many models for accelerator programs; we wanted to find the right model for Oklahoma’s ecosystem. The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OU), Presbyterian Health Foundation, and OMRF (Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation) are Ascend community partners and ready sources of new science.

We’re Entering the Stay-Home Economy. Here are 10 Industries That Will Be Winners

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He is the founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners , an affiliation marketing company. These shifts are also likely to change how people work and shop far into the future and accelerate the pace of changes already underway. Physical and Mental Health Apps.

LaunchPad Lift Spring Program Kicks Off


At this event these top collegiate entrepreneurs will compete in front of potential investors, Blackstone executives, and Techstars accelerator managing directors and program managers for up to $50,000 provided by the Blackstone Charitable Foundation.

[Kryon in CrowdFund Insider] OurCrowd Portfolio Company Kryon Accelerates COVID-19 Testing


OurCrowd portfolio company Kryon has announced a solution in collaboration with the Information Systems and Digital Division at Clalit Health Services, the largest health service organization in Israel.

Create a More Sustainable Future: The 2019 class of Techstars Sustainability Accelerator in partnership with The Nature Conservancy


Today ten companies from around the US and Mexico are joining us in Denver, Colorado for an intensive three-months where they will accelerate their companies, and their impact, to create a more sustainable future for us all.

Meet the Startups of Batch 25


The latest San Francisco accelerator batch was no exception. Competition was fierce, and these companies represent the top 2% of applicants for our accelerator. We’re thrilled to see that diversity is in no short supply with the group: 33% of companies are women-led, 40% of founders self-identify as Black or Latinx, and sectors represented range from FinTech, to Digital Health, to EdTech, to E-Commerce, and beyond.

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Two years into investing out of our first Impact Fund: here’s what we’re learning


For example, Aunt Bertha (Austin, TX), a search and referral platform connecting individuals to health and human services, has raised over $22M to date. Accelerator Companies. Accelerators Announcements Blog impact techstars impact

In the News: Israel’s response to COVID-19 – government, technology, healthes


Long term societal changes are definitely being accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis. The post In the News: Israel’s response to COVID-19 – government, technology, healthes appeared first on OurCrowd. Our return to the “new normal” will accentuate our adoption of many new social norms.

Advice from a Scientific Entrepreneur to Her 25-Year-Old Self


We invest $50 million per year in early-stage companies and also launched a Heritage-sponsored Techstars accelerator to support emerging entrepreneurs. Startup communities, accelerators, and events exist for this purpose – engage and commit to listen.

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Leading Student Entrepreneurial Teams Begin LaunchPad Lift Program


These students’ businesses represent i ndustries includ ing hardware, applications, health and beauty, food and beverage, and more. ROSEN (UCLA) – Rosen is a natural skincare business helping individuals feel confident and in control of their skin health.

What Happened When I Hit a Wall and the Important Question I’m Using to Move Past It


Last week, I wrote about how essential it is to ask yourself one important question before going through an accelerator program: What do you want your (work) life to be like? I ended up having to leave work for the day to get checked out by my doctor because I felt so exhausted and overwhelmed and I just had to make sure something bigger wasn’t going on with my health. Shame because I write and talk about founder mental health all the time.

Kesha Cash on impact investing—and how mentorship got her there


Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. His family endowed the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia and I started to work with him during my last semester at Columbia Business School. We now have the Techstars Impact Accelerator down in Texas.

Troy Henikoff on how #GiveFirst grew the Chicago startup ecosystem


Troy Henikoff looks back at 2009, when he first encountered Techstars and was so inspired he started his own accelerator—with some help from the Techstars Network. A decade later, that accelerator is now Techstars Chicago, and Troy is Managing Director of MATH Ventures.

Press Ganey Acquires NarrativeDx To Expand AI-Driven Consumer Insights

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Today, the company announced that it is being acquired by health care performance improvement pioneer Press Ganey. Kyle Robertson, Founder and CEO of NarrativeDx comments, “We share Press Ganey’s passion for driving health care transformation.

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Bee Well. Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars Spotlight: Combplex Aims to Help Beekeepers Save the Hives


Combplex is a smart frame that helps eliminate parasites and remotely monitors bee health in a hive. Accelerators Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars LaunchPad LaunchPad Lift Cohort series