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Thu, Apr 16, 2020 @ 04:00 PM   $10   Online

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Heat 4 for the #WarOnCOVID Challenge

Innovators: We are calling all health innovators whose companies can help end COVID-19. That could be companies pioneering virtual health, telemedicine, homecare, or completely new technology that can slow or medicate the virus. Apply to Compete Here Apply to pitch or showcase your COVID Battling Innovation Here!

What you win: Everyone wins greater exposure of their ideas & the top teams have a chance to enter into our portfolio of amazing companies & accelerator/funding program that provides up to 2 million dollars in funding. Win & we will put you through our due diligence process & probably invest in you. Coronavirus has shown the need for innovation all over the world.

Judges & Experts: This isn't just a call for startups; we need the input of doctors, nurses, & other healthcare professionals. Your insights are critical to determining which team has the best chance to help. Apply here to become a judge & MedStartr Mentor.

Why we are doing this?
This event is brought to you by MedStartr Ventures, our VC fund that invests in & accelerates the best new companies in healthcare. With the outbreak of the COVID-19 it shows how there needs to be more innovations! This is part of MedStartr Momentum World Tour 2020, or just #MedMo2020 for short. To learn more or to get involved please engage us on social media at @MedStartr or @alexbfair everywhere or call 530.MED.STAR anytime.

More about the MedStartr Ventures Acceleration Program:
Winning teams will be evaluated for inclusion in the MedStartr Acceleration Program which initially provides over $350,000 in funding & services including two years of support from the MedStartr Ventures team & Mentor network. MedStartr is no ordinary accelerator though. We select companies that are obtaining support from patients, providers, partners, institutions & investors & then accelerate them with services & introductions critical to startups in healthcare.

Why we are Charging for a virtual event
We implemented virtual webinars & trained our staff to run these challenges & are spending a great deal of time organizing the events so while it is different work than the IRL events we usually do, it still works & we need to pay people & platforms like zoom for them. We are making it really inexpensive though. Please know that all proceeds will be going to driving awareness & innovation for COVID Innovations! Students, people in transition & startups can always attend for free but please support the cause if you can.

Event Agenda

3:00 - Panelists & Pitchers only - Tech Check & Meet & Greet
4:00 - Intro & Judge Intros
4:20 - Five 3-minute pitches with 3 minutes of Q & A begin
5:20 - Exercise Break
5:30 - Five More 3- Minute Pitches
6:20 - Roundtable Discussion with Judges. Topic: Best Practices to Flatten The Curve
6:55 - Winner announcement

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