SAN FRANCISCO, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Launchpad Digital Health (www.launchpdh.com), the next generation seed funds + accelerator for digital health, today announced it is accepting new business plan applications for its fourth class of portfolio companies. The application deadline is September 15, 2016. Dynamic entrepreneurs of companies ready to scale their digital health businesses are encouraged to apply. Launchpad Digital Health expects its new class of funded companies to begin their one- year program at its new HQ offices in San Francisco in the fourth quarter of 2016 and the first quarter of 2017.
Companies selected into the program receive:
more capital – up to $500,000 seed funding;
more time commitment – one year co-location program in San Francisco in our new three-story building as a digital health hub alongside 20 companies in the space;
more intensity – regular, ongoing engagement with Launchpad Digital Health's founders, partners, mentors and co-located startups. Applications may be submitted at [email protected].
Launchpad Digital Health is a next generation accelerator—more capital, more time and more intensity for its portfolio companies and their founders. Each company accepted into the accelerator program receives: 1) more capital in the form of up to a $500,000 initial investment, 2) more time commitment in the form of a year-long program, co-location with other startups in the digital health sector and the Launchpad Digital Health team, and 3) more intensity in the form of daily and weekly engagement with Launchpad Digital Health's founders, partners and advisors. Our team and advisors are there all along the way as critical business decisions are made. The founders and senior leadership of Launchpad Digital Health have funded and operated companies throughout the healthcare and technology sectors, including digital health companies, for the past two decades. Launchpad Digital Health – Ground Zero extends this ecosystem to companies that, with more intensive time and effort over the 4-month LDH-GZ immersion program, can become eligible for the LDH accelerator and investment.