PULSE@MassChallenge Welcomes Top Digital Health Startups

Written by Jenni Goodman, PULSE Community Manager 


After months of preparing, refining their applications, perfecting pitches, and waiting to hear back on their offers from Champions, 32 finalist startups are ready to enter the 2018 PULSE@MassChallenge Accelerator program. These startups, representing just 6% of over 500 companies that applied, represent the highest-potential digital health startups in the world.

What do entrepreneurs in the incoming cohort hope to get out of PULSE and working with their Champions? We asked some of our incoming entrepreneurs, “what are you most excited about accomplishing during your time at PULSE?” Here's what they had to say: 

“We are thrilled to be working with Partners Connected Health and OSF, especially since we are going to market and raising our series A!” — Seavey Bowdin,Founder and COO of Healthimation

“We are excited to work with the Massachusetts Department of Elder Affairs and support the family caregivers of Massachusetts.” — Jessie Jacobs-Vechinski,Co-Founder and COO of Tailored Care

“We are ready to work with our Champions to create opportunities to improve their outcomes and to move forward on our collective goals. We are also looking forward to learning from the other startups in the cohort.” — Katrina Bennett,Hospital Operations Manager, Rohit Singh, Data Analyst and Amanda Bakerlee, Founder and CPO of Medumo

“We are excited to have the opportunity to work closely with Brigham and Women’s Hospital to accomplish impactful goals for the greater community.” — Joanna Geisinger, Co-Founder and CEO of TORq Interface

“We are stoked to be working with our stellar champion, OSF HealthCare, and to be part of a collaborative, startup environment.” — Tim Lloyd, Co-Founder and CTO of SafeInHome

“I am excited to explore the depth of resources at PULSE and the ability to make connections with important entities in the industry.” — David Murray, Founder and CEO of the Edification Project

“We are excited to be around like-minded individuals and companies in the startup environment.” — Bill Lotter, Co-Founder and CTO of DeepHealth

“First and foremost, we are excited about the network that being a part of the Pulse program gives us. It is not typical to find a group that can provide both access to world class clinical organizations and technical expertise. Second, we are excited about being in a community of entrepreneurs working in digital health. The community is an incredible peer resource for our computational efforts.” — Jong Lee, Co-Founder and CEO of Day Zero Diagnostics, Inc.


For more PULSE news, visit https://medium.com/@PULSEMC