HealthTech Rising Midwest

Held on : June 11, 2015

Contributers : More than 150 Inventors Entrepreneurs, Healthtech Executives and Healthcare Providers.

An industry panel, The Midwest and the Future of HealthTech, featured leaders from the Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Preventice, Apervita and Jump Capital. Attendees were provided with advice on raising capital, finding the right investor/startup company relationship and perspectives on the value of the Midwestern health tech ecosystem.

The MATTER Company Showcase featured five emerging health tech companies competing in the final round of the HealthTech Rising Pitch Competition. Resonance Medical was chosen as the overall winner by the audience and a panel of judges that included leaders from Tigerlabs, Allscripts Solutions Development, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Vilicus Ventures, UPMC Enterprises, 7wire Ventures and Topping Capital. Resonance Medical is commercializing a proprietary software upgrade for cochlear implants that promises to dramatically improve hearing and battery life with the goal of better connecting people with each other and with their world.

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