The Startup Showcase will highlight 12 startup innovations that are focused on empowering and supporting frontline health workers. It will also provide insight into investment trends in this sector through a panel discussion.
1:00-2:30 PM: Startup Showcase: Pre-selected startup founders will present their products that focus on empowering and supporting frontline health workers followed by Q&A from a panel of judges and the audience.
2:30-2:55 PM: Investing for Impact During Covid: Challenges and Opportunities Panel Discussion
The panel discussion with healthcare investors and healthcare leaders will focus on the current challenges frontline health workers are facing on the job and when working with underserved communities. It will also address opportunities for innovation within the sector and how the pandemic will shape healthcare investment over the next decade.
-Victoria Fram: Managing Director, Vilcap Investments (Moderator)
-Melissa Buckley: Director, CHCF Health Innovation Fund
-Stacy Feld: Head, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, West North America, Australia & New Zealand
-Frank Rodriguez: Senior Director, Global Community Impact, Americas, Johnson & Johnson
2:55-3:00 PM: The winners of the Startup Showcase will be announced. Startups are competing for up to $50,000 in grant capital.