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#05 🍩 What the Health - Funding flies, Microsoft buys & meeting real people?!
Your fortnightly healthtech TL;DR roundup
Oh hi there old (ok, it’s verging on 2 months) & new friends,
As some of you know, I’ve jumped headfirst into the Startmate Fellowship and am frankly feeling giddy with the gooey goodness of community.
So continuing with the community spirit, I’m super excited to be trialing some Healthtech Meetups to help fuel this fabulous fire…
🍩 🎉 What the Health - Humans of Healthtech Meetup 🎉 🍩
Yes. In real life… AND Virtual (read: national)
Melbourne, we’re coming for you (dates released real soon)
Sorry other states - you might just have to wait
Want to know more? Jump on that link & join the group so you don’t miss a thing 👆
Ro, insitro and Hinge Health take out top 3, SPACs have become mainstream, and average deal size hit a whopping $45.9M. Looks like the predicted digital health market size $295.4 Billion by 2025 is on track… or even an underestimate
💳 Afterpay Launches New Card As It Looks To Jump Deeper Into Health
Yes I know its old news- but because I missed it last fortnight and it’s exciting
Startup Stuff 🚀
🔥 MAP Is Searching For High Growth Startups
You could snag $20,000 equity-free funding, inner-city office space and access to Australia’s best business minds to help you accelerate growth - Apply Here
📣Want to Pitch to Potential Clients, Customers, Investors and Partners?
Startup with an MVP with T.O <$1 million PA and <5 years old? Informa’s Innovate Health 2021’s Pitchfest could be for you email Francesca.Brewer@informa.com
🏆 New Global Healthcare Innovation Challenge Ft $40K Funding
Cicada Innovations & CSL Behring aim to unearth the best solutions to bring global impact. Winners snag and mentorship from these leaders & funding of up to $40,000. Virtual launch April 14th - More info & rego here
📱 Need to up Your Digital Presence? Get a Website Landing Page or App Wireframe Built- For Free!
🌏 Health or Medtech in SA? Jump on the New SA Innovation Challenge
With $1M from the gov, the program aims to foster collaborations between researchers and businesses, accelerating innovation, commercialisation & build market advantage. Interested? EOIs open until April 23rd
🦌 Want to Become a Founder? Or Have an Early Stage Startup?
Apply to join Antler’s next cohort kicking off in June in Melbourne
😇 Interested In Entering the Asian Market?
TAcc+ international is a soft launch program in Taiwan ft solid subsidies, to help you enter and develop a solid Asian market strategy - Find out more here
🌏 Vic Scaleup Looking to Go Global? Check Out the Australian Technologies Comp
This late-stage accelerator and partnerships program by Impact Tech Ventures is designed to accelerate homegrown scaleups with serious global potential - More here
Thurs 15th Apr: Startmate S21 Demo Day: Amplified - (virtual event by design)
19 - 21 Apr: ANDHealth BRIGHT Innovate 3 Day Workshop
Thurs 29th Apr: BioSymposium – Devices + Diagnostics: Navigating our New World
29th - 30th Apr: ANZ Healthcare Leaders Forum 2021 - Sydney
Consumable Content 💎
🔈The Healthtech Podcast #178 The Story of Mymee with CEO Mette Dyhrenberg - A new approach to Autoimmune disease, helping people identify their unique triggers
🌈 AirTree created the ultimate Open Source VC Doc Database including startup docs to how-to guides & templates
💎 How do you build your brand in digital health? Read this
I’ve been meaning to do a piece on branding but Christina Farr beat me to it
💻 The Medical Futurist has a good vid on The future of Hospitals
💰Interesting Forbes article on The Billionaire who controls US Medical Records
📖 Fierce dives into the top 10 Digital Health Raises so far in 2021
Juicy Jobs 🔥
The Royal Melbourne Hospital - EMR Report Analyst (MELB)
Rosemary Health - Registered Nurse (Digital Healthcare Company) (SYD)
Like Family - Head of Marketing (SYD)
Pfizer - Business Analyst (SYD)
Maslow For People - Growth Hacker (SYD)
Prospection - Technical Business Analyst (SYD)
Salesforce - Program Architect - Health/Insurance (MELB)
Drop Bio - Content & Community Manager (SYD)
Nutromics - Clinical Projects Coordinator (MELB)
LaunchVic - Social Media Manager (MELB)
Healthmatch - Office Manager (Head of Vibe) (SYD)
Mind Medicine Australia - Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Innovation Bay - Program Manager (ADL)
Personify Care - Business Development Lead | Hospitals & Healthcare (ADL)
Blackbird - Growth Investing Associate
LaunchVic's also launched their guide on "How to land a job at a startup or scaleup"
In Case You Missed It… ✨
Last week I launched the MVP of my little Open Source Doc to help navigate the Aussie Healthtech & Innovation Scene
🚀Australian HealthTech Resources for Startups💊
Hit me with any feedback or things to add! I’d love to hear from you
Have something to add to the next one - Let me know here
Otherwise, have a wonderful Wednesday!
See you soon