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Saturday, March 8 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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
Plantiga - www.plantiga.com
North Vancouver, Canada
Plantiga has hacked your shoe, designing the most advanced footwear platform on the planet. The patented technology is smart, personalized and focused on performance. It generates robust real-time movement data; made for apps in health, sports, analytics, biometrics and location
Sensible Baby - www.mysensiblebaby.com
Somerville, MA
Sensible Baby is revolutionizing baby monitoring for the 21st century. Peace of mind is now at your fingertips with the ability to wirelessly track and monitor activities and the environment of your sleeping baby from a smart device.
ThriveOn - www.thriveon.com
San Francisco, CA
ThriveOn is a mobile platform that assesses user need, and delivers a tailored evidenced based program, paired with a remote mental health professional.
Yingo Yango - www.yingoyango.com
Weatogue, CT
Yingo Yango provides a white-label customized healthcare platform connecting and integrating the health & wellness resources provided by employers or providers to individuals. The Yingo Yango platform helps maximize employee/patient engagement, reduce costs/readmissions, and guides users to better health outcomes.

View official listing on sxsw.com
http://schedule.sxsw.com/2014/events/event_IAP994345

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 5:00pm - 6:00pm CST
Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D

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