Get Your Pitch On

Startup Pitch

The startup ecosystem is at the nexus of the future of health. At HLTH 2022, two startup pitch competitions will feature novel and innovative companies taking on our industry’s most intricate complexities.

The competition will be tough - only one winner will be crowned in each pitch competition.

Make sure to apply and be a part of the next generation of industry disruptors! View more details and apply below.

The Startup Pitch Competition submissions are now closed. Please reach out to leah@hlth.com with any inquiries.


Startup Pitches

AgeTech Collaborative Pitch Competition (AARP)

Eligibility:

  • Your startup has a U.S. presence. Refer to Official Rules.

  • Less than $1 million in annual revenue

    • Received less than $15 million in investments

  • Demonstrate that your product relates to the event’s challenge statement

  • Be early-mid stage, with a working MVP, pilot or in-market with early adopters or customers

  • Industry focus: Age Tech and Brain Health.

Prize for winner:

  • $10,000 check from AARP

The winner will be recognized at the HLTH Innovators' Reception

Sponsor:

HLTH Startup Pitch Competition

Eligibility:

  • Startups that are less than 5 years old

  • Less than $5 million in capital raised

  • Your startup aligns with the focus at HLTH 2022

Prize for winner:

  • $15,000 HLTH 2023 sponsorship credit

  • $15,000 check from HLTH

  • $10,000 AWS credits

The winner will be recognized at the HLTH Innovators' Reception

AgeTech Collaborative Pitch Competition (AARP)

Eligibility:

  • Your startup has a U.S. presence. Refer to Official Rules.

  • Less than $1 million in annual revenue

    • Received less than $15 million in investments

  • Demonstrate that your product relates to the event’s challenge statement

  • Be early-mid stage, with a working MVP, pilot or in-market with early adopters or customers

  • Industry focus: Age Tech and Brain Health.

Prize for winner:

  • $10,000 check from AARP

The winner will be recognized at the HLTH Innovators' Reception

Sponsor:

HLTH Startup Pitch Competition

Eligibility:

  • Startups that are less than 5 years old

  • Less than $5 million in capital raised

  • Your startup aligns with the focus at HLTH 2022

Prize for winner:

  • $15,000 HLTH 2023 sponsorship credit

  • $15,000 check from HLTH

  • $10,000 AWS credits

The winner will be recognized at the HLTH Innovators' Reception

Previous Winners

Our previous winners have gone on to achieve great success! Winning at HLTH will boost your exposure across the ecosystem.

Sonavi Labs

  • $3.5M seed funding closed after HLTH 2021

  • Grew from team of 7 to team of 12

“Participating in the HLTH startup competition was a great experience for our growing startup. We were able to garner the attention of some of the world’s leading technology companies, providers and healthcare institutions, and have been able to leverage new relationships.”

-Brandon Dottin-Haley, Chief Business Officer, Sonavi Labs

Papa

  • ~1M members have access to Papa

  • Partnered with over 60 health plans

  • 20K+ Papa Pals on the platform

  • 350 full time employees

  • Raised over $91M in funding

“The HLTH startup pitch was a pivotal event for Papa. Winning the judge’s choice was an amazing experience and the money we won was used to pay for our housing in SF where my co-founder and I did an incubator. It was one of the first big wins for Papa and I will never forget it! We still have the check hanging in our office.”

-Andrew Parker, Founder & CEO, Papa

Particle Health

  • Raised a $12 M Series A after HLTH 2019

  • Grew from 5 people to 23 since HLTH 2019,

    a 460% Headcount Growth.

"The HLTH startup competition was a true inflection point for Particle.  We gained significant credibility and visibility at a highly attended event early in our company's life cycle.  I think winning this competition accelerated our path towards Series A - and it was a blast participating!"

 - Troy Bannister, CEO, Particle Health

Upside Health

  • 4 New Clients

  • >$1M ARR

  • Cedars Sinai Accelerator Graduate

“The HLTH competition was one of the best well-run pitch competitions I've had the honor to be a part of, from the pre-pitch calls to the day-of run of show. The judges and moderators were top notch and the impact of the event has been far reaching on our company, from both a strategic partnership and investor exposure perspective."

 - Rachel Trobman, CEO, Upside Health