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Saturday, March 8 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
SXSW Accelerator: Health Technologies

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SXSW Accelerator pitch event presented by Oracle is a platform to allow early stage technology startups to pitch their product and/or services to industry technology experts, high profiled media personnel, and Venture Capitalists / Angel Investors. Eight companies within the Health Technologies category will dazzle a live audience, panel of three judges and co-emcees with their ideas, innovations, product and/or service on Saturday, March 8. Three of those eight companies will be asked to return on day two, Sunday, March 9, to present to a new group of co-emcees and judges. A grand prize winner for each category will be selected at the end of day two as part of the evening SXSW Accelerator Awards Ceremony.
The Health Technologies category involves patient-centric health technologies that connect patients, families, physicians, pharmacists, care providers (hospitals, clinics) & benefit providers. These services enable people to share timely, relevant health data and drive better outcomes at affordable and sustainable cost levels.
FINALIST
ActiveProtective - www.activeprotect.co
Allentown, PA
ActiveProtective is delivering sophisticated 3D motion-sensing wearables focused on human fall intervention, using garments with discrete micro-airbags in order to reduce injury. Applications include hip fracture protection for the elderly, head and neck, cycling, moto, equestrian, high-risk occupational, and others.
AdhereTech - www.adheretech.com
New York, NY
AdhereTech has created patented smart patented pill bottles. These bottles automatically send usage data to our servers in real time, and if a dose is missed our system reminds patients via text message, phone call, and on-bottle lights and chimes.
Kinsa - www.kinsahealth.com
New York, NY
Using mobile technologies, Kinsa is creating the world's first real-time map of human health. To do this, we have revolutionized the world's most common medical device. The Kinsa Smart Thermometer is an ultra-low-cost, smartphone-connected thermometer that allows real-time communication with the ill. It's also the world's smartest thermometer.
Pixie Scientific - www.pixiescientific.com
New York, NY
Technology embedded in consumer products that unobtrusively monitor nutrition and onset of chronic conditions in children and seniors before symptoms occur.

View official listing on sxsw.com
http://schedule.sxsw.com/2014/events/event_IAP994344

Speakers
avatar for Stacy Feld

Stacy Feld

PartnerPhysic VenturesStacy Feld joined Physic Ventures in January 2009, where she leads the investment activities in personalized health. Her interests include science-based innovations that transform care for the health consumer and bring more precision to the prevention, diagnosis... Read More →
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Nina Kjellson

General PartnerInterWest Partners
avatar for Lisa Suennen

Lisa Suennen

Managing PartnerVenture ValkyrieLisa Suennen is Managing Partner at Venture Valkyrie Consulting, LLC, a consulting firm providing advisory services to companies, organizations and private equity firms in the healthcare field. Additionally, Lisa is a Senior Advisor to Psilos Group... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm CST
Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D

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