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Healthcare Ventures Challenge

Healthcare Ventures Challenge

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Healthcare Ventures Challenge


The Louisville Healthcare CEO Council (CEOc) is excited to announce the Healthcare Ventures Challenge powered by AARP Innovation Labs. CEOc is seeking proposals for innovations that address barriers to Affordable Healthcare Solutions for older adults. Up to eight finalists will be selected to present at a virtual Healthcare Ventures Challenge pitch competition on August 5, 2021.

Finalists will have the opportunity to showcase their interventions to investors and healthcare executives that span the entire continuum of care. One winner will have the opportunity to move forward to the AARP Innovation Labs Grand Finale Pitch Competition this fall.

Why Pitch 

Exposure to the Largest Healthcare Aging Innovation Companies in the World

Opportunity to compete for the 2021 Innovator in Aging Award as part of the AARP Innovation Labs Grand Pitch Finale

Opportunity to further collaborate and secure investment from AARP Innovation Labs

Why Louisville 

Home to the largest collection of healthcare aging innovation HQs in the country, collectively represented by the Louisville Healthcare CEO Council (CEOc)

Louisville provides an easy access point for entrepreneurs to find systems-level application opportunities of their innovations.

A comprehensive ecosystem supports healthcare aging innovation companies at every stage and cycle of their development.

Why Attend 

Hear from the brightest entrepreneurs in the Affordable Healthcare solutions space.

Be the first to know about new technologies coming to market.

Insights from a panel of expert judges on the future of Affordable Healthcare solutions



Healthcare Ventures Challenge

Dr. Eric Dobson

Founder and Managing Partner of the Sheltowee Med Device Fund I, LP.  And, he leads the Sheltowee Angel Group

Healthcare Ventures Challenge

Dr. Marlo Rencher

Co-Founder Commune Angels

Dr. Katy Fike

Managing Director of Generator Ventures and Co-Founder of Aging2.0

Healthcare Ventures Challenge

Chris Rich

Co-Founder of Hawque Protection Group, and Co-Founder of AI Deter

Healthcare Ventures Challenge

LHCC Healthcare Ventures Challenge powered by AARP Innovation Labs