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March 1, 2016
Venture+ Forum at HIMSS16 Annual Conference Announces Four Companies Advancing to Final Pitch Competition
LAS VEGAS and ARLINGTON, Va., March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – The 10th annual Venture+ Forum (#HITVenture) taking place at HIMSS16 (#HIMSS16), today announced the four companies selected to present their health technology solutions at the final pitch competition on Wednesday, March 2, from 2 to 4pm, at the Venetian-Palazzo, Level 3, Lido 3104, in Las Vegas. The 2016 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, Feb. 29 - March 4, 2016 in Las Vegas, brings together 40,000+ health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world.
The four finalists — Bright.md (@Bright_Health), Flow Health (@FlowHealthHQ), Sansoro Health (@SansoroHealth) and VUCA Health (@vucahealth) – were selected from 18 companies that delivered live presentations to an expert panel of investors and healthcare industry leaders. The final four will participate in a live pitch off before a panel of health system and global industry leaders and venture capital investors. Venture+ Forum spotlights the top innovative early and growth-stage companies and provides business-building educational resources and networking opportunities for innovators with leading deal-makers, investors and health industry partners.
“Venture+ Forum has become a must attend platform for entrepreneurs, startups, the investment community and other key parties, to encourage innovation and collaboration,” said Richard Scarfo, Vice President, Personal Connected Health Alliance at HIMSS. “The Personal Connected Health Alliance is committed to building a robust ecosystem for innovation and delivering the information, tools and contacts startups and entrepreneurs need for success.”
Howard Burde Health Law, LLC, is the Founding Sponsor of Venture+ Forum; lead sponsors include California Health Care Foundation, Connecticut Innovations, Deloitte, McKesson Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Philips and Ziegler. Its Strategic Affiliate network includes HealthTech Capital, HITLAB, MATTER, New York eHealth Collaborative, PlugandPlay, Springboard Enterprises and StartUp Health.