Venture+ Forum

Sunday, February 19, 2017 | 6:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Room 414C | Level IV | West Concourse
Cost: $295

The Venture+ Forum brings together leading entrepreneurs, business experts and deal makers to explore the latest health tech investment trends and current market opportunities. This one-day program features investor panels and a rapid-fire pitch competition for vetted health tech startups.

Lunch buffet and networking reception will be hosted for all attendees.


Featured Speakers

  • Howard Burde, Principal, Howard Burde Health Law, LLC
  • Andrew Colbert, Managing Director, Ziegler
  • Rahul Jain, CEO and Co-Founder, TowerView Health
  • Jeremy Pierotti, CEO, Sansoro Health
  • Anne Weiler, CEO and Co-Founder, Wellpepper
  • David Claud, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Activate Healthcare
  • Sanaz Cordes, MD, Principal & Founder, Value Prop Shop
  • Carol Steltenkamp, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, University of Kentucky HealthCare
  • Lyle Berkowitz, MD, Director of Innovation, Northwestern Medicine
  • Polina Hanin, Academy Director, StartUp Health
  • Chris Rogers, Managing Director, Ziegler Healthcare Corporate Finance
  • Matthew Miller, Vice President Health IT & Services, BioEnterprise
  • Joshua Henderson, Vice President, Springboard Enterprises

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Presenting Companies in the Pitch Competition

Top entrepreneurs advance to final competition. Hear innovative health tech companies pitch their solutions live. Selected from a field of qualified early- and growth-stage companies, Venture+ Forum finalists will go head-to-head before a panel of health system executives, industry leaders and venture capital investors.


Pitch Competition Judges

  • Eric Toone, PhD, Vice Provost and Director, Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative
  • Harsha Murthy, Managing Partner, Consummate Capital LLC
  • Barry Chaiken, MD, MPH, FHIMSS, President, DocsNetwork, Ltd
  • Dan Gebremedhin MD, MBA, Principal, Flare Capital Partners