Blueprint Health hosted its ninth Demo Day event on Wednesday, April 27th, 2016, featuring 10 startup companies that were selected for the Winter 2016 Blueprint Health accelerator program. More than 300 invitees attended the event, which was held at City Winery in SoHo, NYC.
Blueprint Health is a NYC-based accelerator program that supports entrepreneurs building innovative companies at the intersection of health and technology. Their program provides access to capital, clients, and the largest and most engaged healthcare specific mentor community of any accelerator in the world. Blueprint has invested in 77 companies since its founding in 2011, of which 86% are still active.
Blueprint’s companies are solving difficult problems for large healthcare stakeholders, selling solutions for a range of challenges including digital diabetes management, physician office automation, and health insurance benefits selection. The founders of the winter program have a range of diverse backgrounds: Three of the teams have female founders, two teams are international (both hailing from Canada), and a number of founders had previous careers in finance and the law.