Humble Ventures Joins HITLAB World Cup as an Impact Partner
Women’s Health Tech Challenge
humble is joining forces with HITLAB to break down barriers to success for entrepreneurs in women’s health by becoming an Impact Partner for the 2019 HITLAB World Cup: Women’s Health Tech Challenge.
The HITLAB World Cup is an open innovation challenge which calls on innovators, entrepreneurs, and startups proposing tech-enabled solutions. This year the focus is on discovering and supporting solutions that fulfill or mitigate the unmet needs of women.
“We are partnering with humble ventures to make a meaningful dent on the $50B women’s health industry. humble is known for pursuing big market opportunities with an intense focus on diversity. We share this passion and are delighted to host humble at the 2019 HITLAB World Cup: Women’s Health Tech Challenge, this May, as an Impact Partner and essential member of the mentorship program.” — Beth Sullivan, Director of Programming and Experience, HITLAB
Sponsors and Impact Partners supporting women’s health alongside HITLAB include:
- Bayer G4A
- Dreamit Ventures
- FemTech Collective
- Merck Global Health Innovation Fund
- Mount Sinai Co-Lab
- NGP Capital
- Ogilvy Consulting
- P&G Ventures
- Plug and Play Tech Center
- Project W
- Startup Health
- Syneos Health
- Touchdown Ventures
- Union Square Ventures
Pitch Day will take place on May 21 at SAP Hudson Yards. Five finalist teams will pitch to a live panel of judges for a chance to win prizes. Judges include, Nisa Amoils (Republic), Priscilla Beal (Bayer), Osnat Benari (WeWork Labs), Adam Dakin (Dreamit Ventures), Cynthia Isaac, (Syneos Health), Kate Merton (Johnson & Johnson), Sumit Nagpal (Comcast NBC Universal), and Deborah Zajac (Touchdown Ventures).
Each team will receive 1:1 mentorship with two subject matter experts prior to pitch day. The event will feature an Innovation Hub, powered by Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, where startups will have the chance to meet experts in a genius bar format and interact first-hand with emerging technologies.
If you are interested in attending or building a women’s health solution, visit 2019 HITLAB World Cup: Women’s Health Tech Challenge. Applications will be accepted until April 16, 2019, for the chance to win cash and prizes valued at up to $46K.