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Saturday, March 14 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
SXSW Accelerator: Digital Health and Life Science 1

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SXSW Accelerator® pitch event presented by Oracle is a platform for early stage technology startups to pitch their product and/or services to industry technology experts, high profiled media personnel, and Venture Capitalists / Angel Investors.
Eight companies within the Digital Health and Life Science Technologies category, presented by Shell Venture, will dazzle a live audience, panel of three judges and co-emcees with their ideas, innovations, product and/or service on Saturday, March 14. Three of those eight companies will be asked to return on day two, Sunday, March 15 to present to a new group of co-emcees and judges. A grand prize winner for each category will be selected at the end of day two as part of the evening SXSW Accelerator Awards Ceremony.
The Digital Health and Life Science Technologies category involves patient-centric health applications and technologies that connect patients, families, physicians, pharmacists, care providers (hospitals, clinics) and benefit providers. These products and services enable people to collect and share timely, relevant health data and drive better outcomes at affordable and sustainable cost levels.
Finalist for this session include:
Accel Diagnostics
Pittsburgh, PA
Accel Diagnostics has developed proprietary smart phone enabled blood diagnostic platforms that enable people to self-test and monitor their health conditions, anytime, anywhere - empowering the transformation from a hospital to patient-centered care.
Philadelphia, PA
20 Years from now, patients with organ failures are going to be able to receive custom replacement organs built on 3D bioprinters and constructed out of their own cells. We allow people to print living tissue and build with life.
Eko Devices
Berkeley, CA
Eko Devices is introducing the world's most intelligent stethoscope - Eko. After simply connecting Eko's digital attachment to their analog stethoscopes, clinicians will be able to securely record, share, and analyze patient heart sounds from the convenience of any smart device.
Bellevue, WA
Litesprite builds games to help people manage chronic health conditions like stress, anxiety/depression, cancer, or diabetes. We collect data from our games, phones, and biosensors, and provide predictive recommendations to patients, their support networks, clinicians, and health organizations
For an entire list of 2015 SXSW Accelerator Finalist go to http://sxsw.com/interactive/2015-sxsw-accelerator-finalists

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Milena Adamian

Managing Partner, Azimuth Ventures
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Stacy Feld

Senior Director, Consumer Scientific Innovation, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Stacy is passionate about supporting innovation, entrepreneurship and translating technology-enabled solutions into transformative commercial solutions for the health consumer. With nearly two decades of leadership experience, Stacy has a unique background focused on translating innovative... Read More →
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Nina Kjellson

General Partner, InterWest Partners
Nina Kjellson has been investing in health care at InterWest since 2002 and has been a Managing Director at the firm since 2008. Current investments include Alvine Pharmaceuticals, Alt12, Cebix, Cidara, Eiger Biopharmaceuticals, Lycera, Ocera (OCRX), and WellTok. Nina also co-sponsored... Read More →

Laurie Segall

Correspondent, CNN

Saturday March 14, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm CDT
Hilton Austin Downtown Salon J

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