MHUB MEDTECH STARTUP PITCH COMPETITION - APPLICATION TO PARTICIPATE

MHUB MEDTECH STARTUP PITCH COMPETITION - APPLICATION TO PARTICIPATE


August 5th, 2021 [virtual]

$8,500 total in Non-Dilutive Cash Awards available for Women and Founders of Color  

Only 8 Percent of VC Funding goes to Female Founders. Less than 3 Percent to Latinx Founders. And Less than 1 Percent to Black Founders.


The mHUB MedTech Startup Pitch Competition is designed to support under-represented female founders and entrepreneurs of color in the health and medical technology space by showcasing their cutting-edge hardtech startups and connecting them with investors and industry leaders.


This pitch competition, taking place virtually on Thursday, August 5th, 2021, between 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Central Standard Time, will feature five finalists pitching their innovations in medical device technology. 


- 1st Place Prize: $5,000 cash  

- 2nd Place Prize: $2,500 cash 

- 3rd Place Prize: $1,000 cash  

 

Eligibility:

- At least one founder of your team must be female or a person of color  

- Startup must be pre-series A 

- Must be hardtech startup (with elements of physical product and software) 

- Startup technology must be in the field of Medical Technology (MedTech)


Areas of Focus:

We are looking for breakthrough medical device technologies focused in medicine delivery, remote patient monitoring, wearables, therapeutic devices, and more. Example Technologies include, but are not limited to:

- Chronic disease management tools
Care management at home
Touchless technologies
Minimally Invasive monitoring
Low-cost analyte sensing
Health & Medical Technologies for detection or monitoring of life-threatening conditions
Diagnosis and measurement of malnutrition
Connected therapeutic devices
Improved drug delivery methods
Extracorporeal blood oxygenation and CO2 removal technologies
Technologies that improve surgical tissue repair, nerve repair / regneration of vasular anastomisis
Point-of-use water filtration for medical use

 

Application Deadline: 


Please complete this application to be considered for participation in the pitch competition. The application period will remain open until 7/22/2021. Applications will not be accepted after 11:59 pm CST on Thursday, July 22nd, 2021.


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