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How can digital health startups set themselves up for success?

Digital health startups are almost twice as likely to fail in their first 5 years than the general startup population. Who are the 10% that survive? What sets apart digital health innovators who bring products successfully to market and gain traction? How do they navigate the complex healthcare landscape and come out on top?

A breakthrough idea or novel technological application is just the beginning in Healthcare. From the early stages, it’s critical to understand users, market incentives, partnerships, regulations, and more.

To answer your questions and guide you in digital health business strategy, we’re calling on some industry experts.

In this online event we’ll discuss:

  • Executing on go-to-market strategies that work
  • Navigating the partner landscape and selecting value-add partners
  • Evolving your product offering and value proposition
  • Maturing your digital health team and the role of Subject Matter Expert (SME) advisors
  • Considerations for plotting your timeline and benchmarks of growth

This discussion is ideal for entrepreneurs, product leaders, and software developers who are:

  • In the early stages of working on a digital health idea
  • Scaling a digital health company
  • Spearheading an internal innovation or digital transformation program at a larger organization
  • Passionate about the promise of digital health solutions
Event Speakers
  • Samantha Nava, PhD, Texas Medical Center Innovation (TMCx)

    As an Innovation Strategist, Samantha focuses on supporting the resident companies participating in the TMC Innovation Accelerator program. She is responsible for encouraging innovative development of the member institutions in the Texas Medical Center by providing participating cohort companies with resources, strategic connections, and guidance through the TMC.

  • Michael Levy, Digital Health Institute for Transformation (DHIT)

    Michael is a passionate healthcare executive turned digital health evangelist and entrepreneur. In addition to co-founding DHIT, Michael has served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the Center for Health Innovation at UNC Chapel Hill, where he has designed and developed their Digital Health Program in support of UNC’s Digital Transformation strategy.

  • Adam Dakin, Dreamit Healthtech

    Adam serves as the Managing Director of Dreamit Healthtech, a leading venture-backed accelerator. His career has focused on building early-stage venture-backed health tech companies. He co-founded five health tech companies, is an active angel investor, and has served on the boards of several health companies.

  • Nick Dougherty, MassChallenge HealthTech

    Nick is the Managing Director for MassChallenge HealthTech, a digital health​ accelerator program. Prior to MCHT, he was co-founder and CEO at VerbalCare, which had a successful exit in 2015. Nick also serves as the co-chair of Together.Health and guest lectures at Boston University.