SEATTLE, Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, angelMD announced that 5 digital health startups have been selected as winners of the Digital Health Challenge from submissions across the United States. Each winner will present to a live investor audience at events in Seattle and Houston. angelMD will provide an open investment syndicate for each of the companies which are also pre-approved to receive capital investments from retirement accounts (IRA / 401K).
"We were surprised at how difficult the selection process was; some of these companies were existing angelMD companies and others were recent introductions. The final pool of 30 companies were all very compelling. Leveraging our proprietary scoring algorithm and feedback from the angelMD network of physicians & investors resulted in selection of 5 diverse and deserving companies," said Jens Francis, CTO and engineer of the angelMD investment system.
The 5 winners are:
Eko Devices: Berkeley, CA - Eko is enabling clinicians across the care spectrum to get a clearer understanding of patient cardiac function through a platform of non-invasive devices, clinical software, and innovative algorithms.
Listen.MD: Denver, CO - Listen.MD's patent-pending Intelligent Digital Scribe will provide a 10x return on investment for providers by intelligently automating the functions of a human scribe.
Medici: Houston, TX - Paid texting platform that is easy, secure and HIPAA-compliant. Physicians get paid to text with patients, on their schedule.
Monclarity: San Francisco, CA - Developers of Brainwell, the online cognitive trainer that develops a sophisticated, personalized training regimen with applications in aging populations, weight loss, drug addiction and more.
Precision Image Analysis (PIA): Kirkland, WA - A unique solution that reduces the cost, improves the efficiency and offers improved standardization of the technical measurements of diagnostic medical image analysis.
The Seattle portion of the Digital Health Challenge will also include two high quality speakers:
Tony Panagiotu, JD, CPA – speaking on the use of retirement funds for alternative investing.
David Gianinni – offering economic insights and how to hedge your portfolio.
To attend, visit angelMD.co and click on the event banner to RSVP.
angelMD is an investment platform and marketplace connecting innovative medical startups physicians, investors and industry partners. Leading physicians from all over the US have joined the angelMD Scientific Advisory Board and Leaders Club to help source and evaluate opportunities in biotechnology, medical device and healthcare technology. For more information, visit www.angelmd.co.
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