LAUNCH HEALTH ACCELERATOR

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Convening the first cohort September 10th through Demo Day on November 20th and an Investor Round Table on the 21st.

OUR MISSION

We’re looking for innovators and disrupters ready to tackle the challenges of the vast
healthcare industry. Here are the areas of focus we look for in businesses ready to scale.

Consumer Experience

Looking to improve the consumer/patient experience and transform payments in a world of value and outcomes-based compensation.

Seeking Partnerships
& Pilots

Seeking to engage in partnerships with large, leading industry stakeholders.

Pioneering New Tech

Utilize cutting edge technologies that possess a realistic opportunity to create efficiencies and improve quality and outcomes in the near-term.

Growth Expectations

Expecting to raise VC money to grow and scale their business to become leaders in their field.

Healthcare Focused

Plans to make a substantial, positive impact on the U.S. healthcare system.

Quick Learners

Open to mentoring and coaching to improve time-to-market, organization and team building, strategy development, and market access.

WHEN & WHERE

When

Cohort companies will participate in 12 weeks of programming Tuesdays through Thursdays for 12 weeks until Demo Day November 20, 2019. Company founders and CEOs are expected to attend.

Where

We have rented a mansion where companies can live, work, and play. There are 3 stories of meeting and work-space, indoor and outdoor fun space, and several luxurious private bedrooms and bathrooms. There’s no cost to cohort members for the use of the house.

Event Calendar

OUR TEAM

The LaunchKC Health Accelerator is a partnership between the Economic
Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri
and Nueterra Capital.

Don Peterson

Entrepreneur in Residence

Drew Solomon

SVP Economic Development Corp of Kansas City

Jeremy Tasset

CEO Nueterra Capital

OUR PARTNERS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Does my company have to relocate to Kansas City, Missouri?

We hope to convince you that KC is a great place and that you should stay or at least keep a presence here. We will provide a Kansas City, MO mailing address for each cohort company at PlexPod, a local co-working space.


How many days per week will my company be committed to being in KC during the accelerator course?

3 days. The programming will take place from Tuesday morning through Thursday afternoon.


How long is the program?

The program is 90 days. It will begin on September 10th and conclude with Demo Day on November 20th and an Investor Round Table on the 21st.


What are the benefits of the program?

  • Access to Capital: Nueterra Capital will be awarding each company a minimum of $50,000 in exchange for equity to be negotiated before entering the cohort. The investment will be available in 2 equal tranches, 1 at the start and the 2nd on Demo Day. As each company has a unique set of circumstances as regards capital needs and valuation, you and Nueterra Capital will negotiate the valuation and investment before the program begins. $50K is a minimum. There is no ceiling.
  • Legal and Business Services: Husch Blackwell, one of the nation’sleading healthcare law firms, will be providing each company up to $5,000 in pro bono legal and business services.
  • Software Development: Full Scale, will be providing each company $10,000 in software development services.
  • Housing: LaunchKC has rented out an amazing house for the cohort to live and work in. The house is very spacious with plenty of meeting and workspace as well as private bedrooms, kitchen and an awesome outdoor area. Free to all cohort team members.
  • Brand and PR: The companies will be published in the local media (Startland News, Business Journal and others), participate on the Jason Grill Radio Show, and Startup Hustle Podcast to promote your company.

I’ve applied and haven’t heard back! When will I receive an answer?

We will be notifying companies that are selected no later than August 23rd. Due to the anticipated volume of applications, we cannot guarantee that we will respond to all applicants.

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