Social Health Startup Bootcamp @SXSW

Friday, March 7th, 2014 | 2-6pm
Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D

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Friday, March 7th, 2014  |  Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D

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Following on the success of the 2012 and 2013 Social Health Startup Bootcamp, 2014 will mark the 3rd consecutive year of the event that provides education, inspiration, and funding advice for (social) health tech startups.

In this session, you will hear opening remarks by Founder and Chair of the Bootcamp, Shwen Gwee, followed by a fireside chat with National Industry Director of Healthcare for Google, Ryan Olohan, and President and Co-Founder of Startup Health, Unity Stoakes.

Topics to be covered include: 

  • Why NOW is the perfect time to think about the healthcare sector as a viable opportunity to launch a tech startup 
  • What are investors interested in seeing with new digital health startups 
  • Where the future of digital health and health tech is going
  • Exclusive data on investment trends and insights, including: The most active areas of investment in digital health in 2013, Who’s investing, What trends are emerging, and What it all means for digital health startups.

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Friday, March 7th, 2014  |  Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D

Interviews with the founders of 3 Health Tech Startups:

  • Samer Hamadeh — Founder & CEO of Zeel 
  • Andrei Zimiles — Founder & President of Doctor.com 
  • Sam Zebarjadi — Co-Founder and CEO of Medicast.com

In this 2nd session of the Social Health Startup Bootcamp, our industry veteran moderator will interview the founders of three health tech startups. Each interview session will be followed by an audience Q&A session.

Topics to be covered include: 

  • Hear their “startup stories”
  • How and why they founded it
  • Where they got funding
  • Their overall experience and advice
  • …and much more

About the Social Health Startup Bootcamp:

Following on the success of the 2012 and 2013 Social Health Startup Bootcamp (#SXSH), 2014 will mark the 3rd consecutive year of the event that provides education, inspiration, and funding advice for (social) health tech startups.

Brought to you by:                Event Partner:
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Friday, March 7th, 2014  |  Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D

Speakers:

  • Greg Downing, D.O., Ph.D — Exec. Director for Innovation, HHS
  • Katya Hancock — Director, Strategic Partnerships, StartUp Health 
  • Jody Holtzman — SVP, Thought Leadership, AARP
  • Tom Tsang MD, MPH, FACP — Executive Director, Global Health Information and Innovation, Merck

In this 3rd session of the bootcamp, you will hear from a panel comprised of representatives from non-traditional investors (i.e. not just angels and VC’s).

Join us to learn about funding options for health tech startups from non-traditional funding bodies, including: Pharma/Healthcare Challenges, Health Tech Incubators, Health Innovation Challenges, etc. 

About the Social Health Startup Bootcamp:

Following on the success of the 2012 and 2013 Social Health Startup Bootcamp (#SXSH), 2014 will mark the 3rd consecutive year of the event that provides education, inspiration, and funding advice for (social) health tech startups.

Brought to you by:                Event Partner:
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