Florida is known as the 'retiree state'. There are a tremendous amount of healthcare services and options. Well known hospitals like Cleveland Clinic in Weston and the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Tampa General Hosptial, Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Shands Jacksonville Medical Center, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, University of Miami- Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Miami is the the future hub for healthcare. Miami is the city of 2050, the cross roads of the Americas. Amazing companies are coming to Miami to build their companies and scale them out across America. For example, 1,500 healthcare companies from Tel aviv are looking at Miami as a base for their company.
Startupbootcamp is the company that will help those companies get a jump start. Startupbootcamp launch their first U.S. program with support from the Knight Foundation. Startupbootcamp support and assist companies to advance their innovative efforts in healthcare innovate using digital technology. They build entrepreneurs to solve problems and foster a community of problem solvers to make a more livable community providing resource.
'In 2015 venture capitalist invested $5 billion dollars into digital health alone. However it is not paying many populations. If you are born in the the richest zip code of the U.S. your life expectancy is 30 years greater than someone born in the poorest. Healthcare in the U.S. spent 300 billion dollars last year. Digital Health Miami has a better opportunity to better serve a diverse community'. Says Christian Seale, Founder and Managing Director of Startupbootcamp Miami.
Startupbootcamp has over 300 startups, 13 accelerators, has a 73% funding rate and raised millions of dollars to launch their initiative globally.
The Acceleration program focus on connecting startups with mentors and investors from around the world. Entrepreneurs will meet 150 mentors within their industry, participate in intense mentorship, get funded and work together on global branding and rise to the top of the game in less than three months. Startupbootcamp offers an international network of partners and gives entrepreneurs direct access to these networks.
For more info on applying for Startupbootcamp visit startupbootcamp.org/accelerator/digitalhealth
Seven years ago Miami was not known for innovation. Narendra Kini decide to build a for profit venture within the Miami Children Hospital's system and funded five startups. Now he develops a different paridime within health care using hardwares and software infrastructures.
'You got to be vertical, and get deep and become the best and knowledgable in everything'. Maurice Ferre.
Maurice R Ferre MD Chairman/CEO of Insighttec. Co-Foundera, Chairman, CEO and President of MAKO Surgical Corp.
Christian Seale Founder and Managing Director of Startupbootcamp Miami. Founding Member of NextGen Ventures Partners in Boston. MBA Harvard Business School Graduate Phi Beta Kappa magna cum laude from Brown University.