CLEVELAND, March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Plug and Play announced today that 12 startups will join the health program in the newly launched Plug and Play Cleveland Innovation Platform. The startups, which hail from around the globe, were selected from a group of more than 480 applicants. Many of the selected startups focus on provider facing digital health solutions and connected health innovation.
During the next three months, startups will work with Plug and Play's corporate partners and have the chance to land pilots, develop proof of concepts, and explore investment opportunities with these companies. There is no cost for the startups to be in the program and they will remain part of the ecosystem after graduation.
"It is an honor to open our Cleveland office in partnership with Cleveland Clinic and JumpStart, launching a program with the world's most promising startups in the HealthTech sector," said Saeed Amidi, Founder and CEO of Plug and Play. "Plug and Play intends to replicate the success we've had in Paris with BNP Paribas and in Stuttgart with Mercedes by working in partnership with a broad range of Cleveland Clinic specialists, including cardiologists, orthopedists, neurologists, endocrinologists, urologists, and many others."
Plug and Play, a Silicon Valley Innovation Platform, formally launched Plug and Play Cleveland on March 1, 2018 with over 400 investors, corporations and entrepreneurs in attendance. The Cleveland platform will bring new digital health solutions and connected health innovation to Northeast Ohio and create economic development centered on world-class healthcare institutions.
These 12 startups will graduate on June 28th, Plug and Play Cleveland's First Expo Day. For more information on the program and a complete summary of the companies selected for the program, please see pnptc.com/cleveland. A limited number of tickets are available.
The 12 companies are as follows:
Alertgy has a groundbreaking technology to non-invasively monitor blood glucose levels on demand for diabetics.
CancerAid is the number one cancer app in the US, UK and Australia that helps patients live longer.
CloudMedx is a healthcare technology company that is creating population health management tools. The platform aims to provide health data information to healthcare organizations.
Gyant is a friendly health assistant that leads patients worldwide into the right care and handles low acuity cases on the spot.
HealthTensor has developed artificial intelligence to help automate documentation for clinicians in the hospitals. Their clinically-validated algorithms review all patient data, diagnose the most common conditions, and generate supporting documentation.
InsightRX is a software platform that incorporates the principles of quantitative pharmacology and machine learning to provide an individualized understanding of a patient's response to treatment.
Kenzen creates personal health wearables to support its users in all dimensions of health, including wellness, activities, 3D motion, and performance.
Navimize is a digital health company aimed at improving patient satisfaction and increasing efficiencies and their first product reduces waiting room wait times in doctor's offices.
OWKIN improves drug discovery and development using collective intelligence built on real-world patient data.
Valencell produces the most accurate wearable biometric sensor systems in the world and provides this patent-protected technology to wearables and medical device companies.
VideoTherapy is a digital health company, developer of the first clinically proven remote rehabilitation platform that transforms conductive physical therapy sessions to patients' homes.
VRHealth develops breakthrough medical applications using Virtual Reality to deliver an enhanced experience and real-time data analytics that benefit patients and clinicians.
About Plug and Play
Plug and Play is a global innovation platform. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we have built accelerator programs, corporate innovation services, and an in-house VC to make technological advancement progress faster than ever before. Since inception in 2006, our programs have expanded worldwide to include a presence in 28 locations globally giving startups the necessary resources to succeed in Silicon Valley and beyond. With over 6,000 startups and 220 official corporate partners, we have created the ultimate startup ecosystem in many industries. We provide active investments with 200 leading Silicon Valley VCs, and host more than 700 networking events per year. Companies in our community have raised over $7 billion in funding, with successful portfolio exits including Danger, Dropbox, Lending Club, PayPal, SoundHound, and Zoosk. For more information, visit www.plugandplaytechcenter.com
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