WHERE THE BRIGHTEST MINDS in health and IT meet.

Venture+ Forum

Sunday, February 19, 2017 | 9:00am - 5:00pm

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.


Program Highlights

  • StartUp Health Insights - 2016 Investment Report presented by StartUp Health
  • Where Are They Now? Hear from past Venture+ Forum winners about their lessons learned and future plans!
  • Provider Perspectives on Technology Adoption featuring University of Kentucky Healthcare, Northwestern Medicine, Activate Healthcare, and Value Prop Shop.

Featured Speakers

  • Howard Burde, Principal, Howard Burde Health Law, LLC
  • Barry P. Chaiken, MD, MPH, FHIMSS, Chief Medical Information Officer, Infor
  • Andrew Colbert, Managing Director, Ziegler
  • Christel Anderson, Senior Director, Interoperability Initiatives, HIMSS
  • Jim Weisman, CEO-In-Residence, BioEnterprise
  • 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

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Venture+ Forum Company Pitch Application

Apply to pitch

Extended Deadline: January 20, 2017 by 11:59 PM EST

Before pitching, please review the eligibility and evaluation criteria.

Pitch Competition Judges

  • Eric Toone, PhD, Vice Provost and Director, Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative
  • Harsha Murthy, Managing Partner, Consummate Capital LLC
  • Brian Friedman, Managing Director, First Analysis


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