#02 🍩 What the Health - Second Serve
Your fortnightly healthtech TLDR roundup
Last fortnight I timed my launch perfectly and Facebook decided that this content was clearly newsworthy so it was banned.
But despite big tech’s best efforts, I’m back!
And, here is a great little video to finish your day (ft all those overused buzzwords).
Yes, I know… TikTok… but Startup AND Medical TikTok are a thing, and right now it’s organic reach opportunities are unparalleled. So if you haven’t already, check it out.
Now, enough of that nonsense and on to the good stuff…
🛫 Swoop Aero + Terry White Chemists are set to deliver drugs by drone to regional QLD starting from May
🤖 Australia is 5th in the world to start using Versius, next-gen surgical robots for keyhole surgeries with the potential to lower cost & improve outcomes
🔬Vic Gov is Backing AI - Boab AI launched its accelerator cohort of high growth AI Startups to help them scale globally, plus a $100M fund
📱 MedApps announced it’s partnered with NZ communications company Celo & you can now access the Talking Healthtech podcast within the app too
📖 MTPConnect has released their report on Adaptive Regulation for Digital Health: Enhancing Australia’s Regulation System examining the digital health industry, stakeholders and regulation, highlighting practical opportunities for rapid and diverse development for Digital Medical Tech in Australia
💊Billionaire Mark Cuban wants to take the mystery out of medicines with his new low-cost generic drug company practising “radical pricing transparency”
🍄Psychedelic Medicine is trending with NYU establishing a $10 Million Center
💰 Health Data Gold Rush - Major health providers in the US join forces to capitalize on their treasure troves of healthtech data - Should patients get a cut?
Startup Stuff 🚀
🧪 HCF Catalyst With Slingshot Is Here to Accelerate Your Idea With Their 10 Week Online Program
If you’re a pre-seed/seed healthtech looking to build your business model, skillset and community this could be for you
✨ UNSW Founders 10x & Health 10x Accelerators Are Back!
UNSW & The George Institute of Global Health deliver access to exceptional mentors, education, international networks, and $20k seed funding - Join the info session or Apply Now
🍄 Want to Know What’s With All The Psychedelics Hype?
Mind Medicine Australia is dishing up the lowdown in a free webinar on Why med-tech firms, venture capitalists and bankers are investing in psychedelic medicine
🌱 MAP’s Velocity Program For Early Stage Founders is Seeking Startups
This part-time program can help you pressure test your idea, get customers and work towards product-market fit - Apply Now
🔗 Looking To Connect With Investors?
Startup Vic just launched Investor Connect applications so you have to chance to talk to real investors one-on-one about your business
📣 Final Call To Apply for The MedTech Actuator’s, APACs Leading Healthtech Catalyst,15-Month Intensive Accelerator
*For other opportunities check the last roundup here *
1st - 12th Mar: Pausefest | Digital Startup & Innovation Festival
Fri 5th Mar: FemTech Innovation Summit: International Women’s Day
Weds 10th Mar: AGSM & UNSW Founders Angel Investors Program Info night
Thu 11th Mar: ANDHealth’s Frank and Fearless & Female | International Women's Day Edition - Tales from the frontlines of innovation from leaders in health technology
Wed 17th Mar: UNSW Founders 10x & Health 10x Accelerators Info Session
17th - 18th Mar: ANDHealth Digital Health Summit | Digital Health Comes of Age
17th - 18th Mar: Australian Healthcare Week 2021 Expo (Sydney) - in person!
Tues 23rd Mar: The Talking HealthTech Summit
Tues 23rd Mar: PWCs Virtual Health Webinar ft Ramsay, AIDH and NHSX (UK)
Consumable Content 💎
🔈The Healthtech VC: Investing in Health and Happiness with Dr Neha Tanna
This pod is by Crista Galli, a new Healthtech VC in Europe investing in early stage startups. This ep is perfect for the Drs interested in different paths - hear about Dr Neha’s journey from GP, to Pharma, Entreprenuer, MBA, and Investor!
🎙️The Prof G Show: Responsible Innovation and Venture Capital
If you want a break from health listen to this marketing legend & a leading US VC MD on why he’s bullish on healthcare, responsible innovation, tesla and energy markets
📚 Deloitte released it’s 2021 Global Health Care Outlook Report
🏗️ a16z shares insights into Building Clinical Rigor into Virtual Care
🗣️ Looking for Inspo? Check out 50 of the Most Influential Voices in Healthcare for 2021
Juicy Jobs 🔥
Ovira want a great Graphic Designer (with possibly the best ad ever)
Eucalyptus has a heap of roles including Developers, Designers, Data analyst, Social Media Coordinator, Customer Experience & more
Eugene Labs are looking for BDM and Operations Legends
HealthMatch are still searching for a VP of Growth and Marketing
HotDoc needs an Enterprise Sales Lead
Mindset Health is after a Product Designer, Art Director, Software Engineer & Senior Software Engineer
Harrison.ai are hunting for a Head of People and Culture
Annaleise.ai are perusing for a Product Manager & Program Manager
ResusRight is looking for an Embedded Software Engineer
Foxo need to find a Customer Success Manager
Rad Resources 🌊
Looking for a go-to for Grants?
Raising Capital is so hot right now, but just like dating, you have to be careful who you get into bed with and find the right fit. Grants are a great option without giving away bits of your baby - Check out Luna’s amazing list here
Want to chase that VC $$$ and other ace opportunities?
Airtree has you sorted with their open source list covering VCs, Angels, Accelerators, Coworking Spaces & Incubators
Doctor or student who doesn’t know what the heck I’m talking about with all this Startup Slang?
Check out this traslation guide by Startup Vic to help you decode the world of Startups, Tech and Funding (there’s even a vid!)
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