Accelerator

Next Health Accelerator, a New Senegalese Program Addressing Sexual and Reproductive Health in Africa, Announces its First Cohort

Intrepid Entrepreneurs has recently announced the 9 selected startups that represent the inaugural cohort of the Next Health Accelerator, that aims to support African, female entrepreneurs disrupting the sexual and reproductive health. The 9 startups chosen represent 7 countries: The DRC, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Uganda.  Next Health Accelerator is a 6-month program to catalyze startups for investor readiness and value chain access. The program’s focus is on sexual and reproductive health and self-care and is…

Meet 5 Femtech Companies Graduating from Y Combinator This Week!

It’s that time of the year again… Y Combinator Demo Day. And as always we had a look through the 300+ companies, that were part of the most recent batch (S21) to see if any of them are active in the women’s health space. And indeed we found a few femtech startups, that are getting ready to pitch this week! Below is an…

Opportunity: Applications Open for DigitalHealth.London’s Flagship Accelerator Program

DigitalHealth.London is currently accepting applications for its flagship Accelerator program. The year-long program targets digital health companies with a product or service that has high potential to meet the current challenges facing the NHS and social care today, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and as detailed in the NHS Long Term Plan. Digital health startups selected for the program will…

GSK NEXT Launches the Re/Wire Health Studio with R/GA Ventures to Explore and Scale New Everyday Health Solutions

GSK NEXT, the innovation arm of the science-led global consumer healthcare company GSK, has set out to discover, incubate, and scale new businesses across the changing face of everyday health and wellbeing. As part of that effort, GSK NEXT has launched the Re/Wire Health Studio, an initiative that invites emerging consumer health and technology companies to partner with GSK’s consumer division to provide…

These 14 Digital Health Companies Are Joining Innovaccer’s New Innovation Accelerator Program

Innovaccer, the San Francisco-based healthcare technology company, has announced the launch of a new Innovation Accelerator program. The Innovaccer Health Cloud unifies patient data across systems and settings, and empowers healthcare organizations to rapidly develop scalable, modern applications that improve clinical, operational, and financial outcomes. Innovaccer’s solutions have been deployed across more than 1,000 care settings in the U.S., enabling more than…

Brigham-Wyss DxA: Harvard’s Wyss Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Launch a New Diagnostic Accelerator

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Boston’s Brigham and Women Hospital have announced the founding of a new Diagnostic Accelerator (Brigham–Wyss DxA). By combining the institutions’ broad clinical and multi-disciplinary bioengineering  expertise, the Brigham–Wyss DxA will enable the fast creation of diagnostic technologies through deep collaborations in a process driven by previously unmet needs. The Brigham–Wyss DxA presents a new type…

Opportunity: IBM & Village Capital’s Hyper Protect Accelerator for Startups Leveraging Highly Sensitive Data

IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator is an investment-readiness and technical mentorship program, run in partnership with Village Capital and IBM. The program supports impact-focused startups leveraging highly sensitive data to improve the quality of, and access to digital, financial and healthcare services and is currently accepting applications. No equity is taken by IBM or Village Capital as part of the program. This year…

Meet the 10 Femtech Startups Who Are Part of London-based Accelerator FemTech Lab’s First Cohort!

London-based femtech accelerator FemTech Lab recently kicked off operations and has announced the startup, that are joining the program’s first cohort. FemTech Lab itself follows a three-sprints-structure, where startups focus on product, go-to-market, and finance. The 12-week program also includes workshops and individual mentorship with experts in product design, UX, AI, medicine, digital health, technology, law, finance, and more. Curious who made…