Startups Seeking Series A? Apply to Pitch at Traction at Health 2.0!


Calling all digital health startups! If you are actively seeking Series A funding, then apply to Traction: Health 2.0’s Startup Championship. The deadline for applications is Aug 29th, so don’t miss out on this great opportunity.

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Traction has plenty to offer for anyone who is interested in learning more about the digital health industry and to see some of the hottest startups of 2014. Between the startups pitches we’ll feature two panel discussions by industry leaders who explain current trends in digital health investment.

The Corporate Investor Perspective:

Joe Volpe of Merck, Noah Lewis of GE Ventures, and Jack Young of Qualcomm will share their perspectives on what criteria are most important for digital health investors. Get the scoop on the must-haves for young startups seeking funding.

The Equity Analyst Perspective:

What is the future for Health Tech? Now that some Health 2.0 companies have IPOed, equity analysts have lots to say about the industry. Hear three leading analysts discuss the prospects for the health tech sector. Andrew Colbert of Ziegler Corporate Finance, David Francis of RBC Capital Markets, Sean Wieland of Piper Jaffray, and Steven Wardell of Leerink Partners will shed light on digital health valuations.

Not to mention our growing list of venture capitalists and health care professionals that will be judging the pitches and mentoring our finalists.


Noah Lewis

At GE Ventures, Noah focuses on MedTech and SaaS investing with a special interest in disease management tools that integrate with smart devices, software analytics and services. He was named a “Top 10 Healthcare VC on Twitter” and will definitely be a source for business development tips.


Esther Dyson


Esther Dyson

As an early investor in some of the hottest tech companies including Square, Esther knows how to spot a high growth company. With her recently launched “Way to Wellville” project to build healthy communities, digital health will be a central focus.



Mohit Kaushal

Building on his experience as the first Director of Connected Health with the FCC, in his role at Aberdare Ventures, Mohit contributes an understanding of the essential elements a digital health startup needs to gain traction.


With industry leaders, startups, investors, and interested parties attending, who knows who you’ll meet here? Maybe it will be your next business partner. Maybe it will be your next team member. You’ll only know if you sign up, get your tickets today!

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