19 08, 2019

Mercy, Baptist Health & more to partner with health tech startups in Arkansas accelerator program

By |2019-08-19T09:05:08+00:00August 19th, 2019|Arkansas, Hospitals|0 Comments

The HealthTech Arkansas accelerator program announced its new cohort of six early-stage healthcare companies chosen to launch pilot projects at nine area hospitals and health systems. Throughout the program, each selected startup will receive seed funding from investors such as the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, as well as access to and guidance from clinicians and administrators at [...]

15 08, 2019

OSF Hospital System Ventures Launches Second Venture Capital Fund

By |2019-08-15T09:14:28+00:00August 15th, 2019|Hospitals, Venture Fund|0 Comments

OSF Ventures, the corporate investment arm of OSF HealthCare, has launched a second venture capital fund of $75 million to continue its strategy of supporting new technology, devices and services that offer improved and more cost efficient health care. Three and a half years following its first investment, OSF Ventures has directly invested in 15 companies and [...]

29 05, 2019

UnityPoint, a midwestern hospital network, launches $100M venture fund 

By |2019-05-29T11:53:06+00:00May 29th, 2019|Corporate, Hospitals, Venture Fund|0 Comments

At the inaugural MedCity INVEST Pop Health conference in New Orleans on May 22, West Des Moines, Iowa-based UnityPoint Health announced that it has launched a $100 million venture fund. UnityPoint is a network of hospitals, clinics and home care services in Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. According to the UnityPoint Health Ventures website, the fund will make investments [...]

1 05, 2019

Mayo Clinic selects digital health startups for accelerator program 

By |2019-05-01T10:32:00+00:00May 1st, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Hospitals|0 Comments

Minnesota-based health system Mayo Clinic selected six auspicious digital health startups for its MedTech Accelerator — a joint venture with Arizona State University for companies that raised at least$500,000 in seed funding rounds. Business Insider Intelligence The accelerator aids early stage medical device and healthcare tech startups raring to polish their products and bring them to commercial success. [...]

25 04, 2019

Hartford HealthCare, Trinity, UConn to launch Hartford medtech accelerator 

By |2019-04-25T10:26:06+00:00April 25th, 2019|Connecticut, Corporate, Hospitals|0 Comments

Hartford HealthCare, Trinity College and the UConn School of Business on Wednesday are expected to announce the launch a medical technology and digital health accelerator, which would join insurance and manufacturing startup programs that have launched in the Capital City in the past few years. The partners have chosen London-based Startupbootcamp to operate the new [...]

17 01, 2019

New Mayo Clinic-ASU MedTech Accelerator opens applications

By |2019-01-17T09:35:30+00:00January 17th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Hospitals|0 Comments

The Mayo Clinic-ASU MedTech Accelerator, a collaboration between Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University that is designed specifically for medical device and health care technology companies, is now accepting applications. The program, leveraging the resources and venture expertise of two innovative institutions, is designed for companies looking to take their business to the next level. Participants can expect to walk away [...]

14 02, 2018

[COA Member] University Hospitals Ventures looks to encourage innovation

By |2018-02-14T15:03:52+00:00February 14th, 2018|Hospitals, Ohio, Venture Fund|0 Comments

Looking to provide patients with complex, chronic diseases quicker access to costly medications, University Hospitals launched Specialty Pharmacy in 2016. It has become the first enterprise of UH Ventures, a new arm of the system that aims to develop business models leveraging existing capabilities and develop new revenue for the organization. And the new effort, [...]

10 01, 2018

New Stamford program aims to accelerate startups’ growth

By |2018-01-10T16:53:24+00:00January 10th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Hospitals|0 Comments

After making major progress last year, southwestern Connecticut’s newest business accelerator is aiming to maintain its momentum in 2018. Focused on enterprise-oriented startups, TechXel graduated last month its first group of businesses. Its founders say the early feedback from participants, mentors and speakers suggests that the initiative has established a promising model for helping entrepreneurs [...]

22 11, 2017

Mayo Clinic, ASU collaborate to seed and accelerate research

By |2017-11-22T14:11:15+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Arizona, Hospitals|0 Comments

In Silicon Valley, investors flock to back potentially disruptive new technology and apps — even if they are still in development. But the funding landscape is a little different for health research. Although novel ideas have great potential to radically improve health care and medicine, funding agencies usually choose to fund well-established research. This can [...]

8 11, 2017

Partners HealthCare raises $171 million to invest in early-stage life science companies

By |2017-11-08T15:34:46+00:00November 8th, 2017|Hospitals, Venture Fund|0 Comments

Partners HealthCare System announced today the closing of $171.1 million in capital to invest in early-stage life sciences companies, which are a critical segment of the state’s innovation economy. The funds raised include $66.1 million in outside capital for Partners Innovation Fund II and a $105 million commitment from Partners institutions to Partners Innovation Fund. [...]