Announcing the Dreamit Fall Class of 2016
18 Innovative Health and Edtech Startups
The Dreamit team is proud to announce the latest cohorts for our health and edtech accelerator programs. For the next 14 weeks, our team will pressure test these companies, drive actionable collaboration with corporates through our customer immersion programs, and build and execute a fundraising strategy during our investor roadshow. Out of hundreds of applications, these 18 startups were ultimately chosen based on factors such as quality of founding team, traction, market size, and innovation in product.
Eko Devices — Non-invasive sensors and software currently enabling precision cardiac care in over 400 hospitals, health systems, and other providers across the US.
GraftWorx — “Smart” wearables and implantables for dialysis and peripheral arterial disease patients that transfer clinically actionable data from the device directly into the clinician’s EHR system.
Yosi — Eliminates patient intake from waiting rooms and provides an end to end patient on-boarding solution, making the office paperless and coordinating care between different EMR platforms.
Voiceitt — Translates unintelligible sounds voice into clear speech in real time, enabling those with motor, speech or cognitive disabilities to communicate with caregivers, family members, health care professionals and society as a whole.
PadInMotion — Provides customized tablets integrated with the patient care protocols of the medical facility enabling medical facilities to improve key quality of care metrics while patients are in the medical facility and an advanced software platform for care management outside of the medical facility.
BrainCheck — Mobile, rapid, and easy-to-use cognitive health assessment and management technology, connecting patients and their care teams in both the concussion and dementia markets.
PhotoniCare — Changing the way middle ear disease is managed by enabling physicians to look through the eardrum without cutting it open, saving months of treatment time per patient.
Synotrac — A patent pending implantable medical device that is changing the way doctors look at infection after joint replacement surgery by actively monitoring the joint health via smartphone app
Reliant Immune Diagnostics — Developing innovative diagnostic tests for detection of certain allergies, infections and diseases.
Lilu — A pumping accessory that automatically massages and compresses the breasts of pumping moms to increase milk output by up to 50% and enable moms to pump more milk in less time.
Chalk.com — Gives administrators the tools to author and vertically integrate curriculum directly into teachers’ planners and daily workflow, allowing for meaningful insights via a direct feedback loop.
Learnmetrics — A powerful dashboard that turns learning data in a GPS for organizational goals, operations, and outcomes. Business Intelligence for schools and districts.
MPOWER Financing — Non-FICO based financing of high potential international students attending top-tier universities to get to and through college.
PenPal Schools — PenPal Schools connects over 100,000 students in more than 170 countries to collaborate through high-quality online courses to discover cultures and learn about global challenges while practicing essential language and technology skills.
PikMyKid — A comprehensive school dismissal and parent communication system that simplifies dismissal process, reduces chaos, and eases traffic in the school neighborhoods, enhancing student safety.
t3 interactive — The Rosetta Stone for communication skills. A training and practice SaaS tool that uses sensors to provide real-time feedback on nonverbal communication skills to the millions of people who rely upon their skills for work, school and their personal lives.
Wrainbo — A learning and assessment platform that combines mobile gaming and big data to teach courses and practical job skills. First game title illustrates how the platform could be leveraged to help people learn and measure business analytics skills, which are critical in today’s big data era.
Involvio — A platform that helps colleges and universities increase student engagement and retention. Students use Involvio’s mobile app to stay on top of their class and co-curricular activities, interact with their peers, and to access support resources. Administrators analyze data generated by student usage of Involvio to proactively intervene and reduce retention risk.
Ranked as one of the top 10 accelerators in the world by Forbes, a top investor in healthcare by CBInsights, and a top 20 most active venture investor by the National Venture Capital Association and PwC, Dreamit focuses on bringing the right people together to drive innovation. Dreamit has launched more than 275 startups with a collective worth in excess of $1.5 billion, including LevelUp, SeatGeek, BioBots, Biomeme, Adaptly, Meerkat and more. Dreamit 2016 is supported by a network of partners and sponsors including, Penn State University, Blackstone Charitable Foundation, Merck, AARP, Blackboard, Accenture, Xerox Healthcare, Cisco, Cozen O’Connor, Duane Morris, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, and First Republic Bank.
Dreamit is committed to supporting entrepreneurs both inside and outside of the official program. Join us for our educational webinar series by registering for upcoming events here. The first webinar on the topic of ‘storytelling for startups’ is September 14.