We would like to formally invite you to the 2012 Innov8 for Health Launch Pad Startup
Showcase. The showcase is scheduled for Thursday, August 30, 2012 at the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal from 1:00-‐5:00 PM.
Innov8 for Health is a community wide initiative to create a health innovation ecosystem. Working together with local and national partners, we identify, incentivize, and support innovators to create new solutions that provide better heath and better care at lower costs. The community goals for Innov8 for Health are to improve health, attract and retain top talent and create jobs.
The Innov8 for Health Launch Pad Startup Showcase is the culmination a three-‐month experience in the Innov8 Business Accelerator. Seven innovative healthcare businesses were selected to participate in our intensive 12-‐week accelerator program and a $20,000 grant from the State of Ohio’s Third Frontier’s ONE Fund. The Accelerator program has given them the opportunity to work with established mentors from various sectors of the healthcare industry and business community, develop a working prototype for their product, as well as meet with well-‐known angel investors and venture capital firms to seek funding for future growth.
During the showcase Accelerator companies will show live demonstrations of the latest software solutions designed to solve real problems in healthcare. This is a great opportunity to see new startup businesses showcase their products that have been transformed from innovative ideas into the next great things in healthcare! This event is open to investors, entrepreneurs, healthcare professionals, and all other interested members of the community. Come support the Innov8 for Health teams so we can help spur business development and advancement in the healthcare industry for the Cincinnati community.
A list of the Accelerator companies and short description can be found on our website along with our generous sponsors. If you are an entrepreneur who may be interested in seeking an investment opportunity with one of the Innov8 for Health companies, please contact us for more information on the Healthcare Executive Discussion Panel occurring immediately prior to the showcase. Thank you very much for your time. We look forward to seeing you at the showcase.
Sincerely, Innov8 for Health