Where Moonshots Begin and Transformation Happens

January 9-10, 2017
San Francisco, CA
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A 2-Day Experience for Health Transformers and Investors During the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

The 2017 Festival

The StartUp Health Festival brings together more than 2,000 of the world’s most inspiring entrepreneurs, healthcare leaders, scientists, doctorpreneurs, investors and Health Transformers from around the world.

2017 Festival Schedule

Space is limited and seating is on a first come first served basis

Monday, January 9, 2017
  1. 9am StartUp Health Cafe Opens for Health Transformers & VIPs
  2. 9am-11am Breakfast
         Brought to you by Silicon Valley Bank
  3. 10am The Startup Health Cafe is open to all guests for:
       • Meeting the entrepreneurs transforming healthcare
       • Networking with industry leaders and investors
       • Experiencing the latest in digital health innovation
  4. 12pm StartUp Health Festival Welcome
         Unity Stoakes, StartUp Health
    The Health Transformer Mindset
         Steven Krein, StartUp Health
  5. 1pm Fireside Chat: Healthcare’s Moonshot Moment - Transforming an Industry
  6. 2pm Fireside Chat: The Moonshot to End Cancer
  7. 3pm Fireside Chat: The Longevity Moonshot
         Brought to you by AARP
  8. 4pm Fireside Chat: The Moonshot to Cure All Disease
  9. 5pm Accenture Presents: The Healthtech Innovation Challenge, Final Round & Awards Ceremony
  10. 7pm Health Transformer Reception Presented by Accenture
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
  1. 8am The StartUp Health Cafe is open to all guests for:
       • Meeting the entrepreneurs transforming healthcare
       • Networking with industry leaders and investors
       • Experiencing the latest in digital health innovation
  2. 8am-11am Breakfast
         Brought to you by DLA Piper
  3. 8am Special Feature: Breakfast & Big Ideas
         Brought to you by DLA Piper
  4. 11am Fireside Chat: The Moonshot to Create Zero Cost Care
  5. 12pm Fireside Chat: The Moonshot to Ensure Access to Care for Billions
         Brought to you by CHCF
  6. 1pm Fireside Chat: Transforming Children's Health
  7. 2pm Fireside Chat: The Moonshot to Transform Mental Health
  8. 3pm Fireside Chat: Transforming Nutrition
  9. 4pm Fireside Chat: Transforming Brain Health
  10. 5pm Fireside Chat: Transforming Women’s Health
  11. 6pm StartUp Health Cafe closes
  12. 6:30pm StartUp Health & athenahealth Health Transformer Showcase
         At athenahealth
  13. 7:30pm StartUp Health & athenahealth VIP Closing Party
         At athenahealth
View the 2016 Festival Schedule

Bringing Together The World's Healthcare Leaders

The 2016 StartUp Health Festival featured fireside chats and networking with the world's leading investors, digital health visionaries and entrepreneurs

Susannah Fox
CTO, HHS Speaker
Vinod Khosla
Founding Partner, Khosla Ventures Speaker
Bob Kocher, MD
Partner, Venrock Speaker
Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD
Chairman and CEO, NantWorks Speaker
Nick Turkal, MD
CEO, Aurora Health Care Speaker
Esther Dyson
Chairman, EDVenture Holdings Speaker
Jonathan Bush
CEO, athenahealth Speaker
Sue Siegel
CEO, GE Ventures Speaker
Jerry Levin
Chairman, StartUp Health Speaker
Dr. J. Craig Venter
Co-Founder, Executive Chairman & CEO, Human Longevity, Inc Speaker
Meghan Fitzgerald, DrPh
EVP, Cardinal Health Speaker
Dean Ornish, MD
Founder & President, Preventive Medicine Research Institute Speaker
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The StartUp Health Cafe Next to Union Square

The StartUp Health Festival takes place over two days at:
The StartUp Health Cafe, 180 Montgomery St.
San Francisco, CA 94101

Event Partners

Lead Innovation Partner

Accenture is a leading global professional services company who drives innovations to improve the way the world works and lives. With more than 375,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture’s Life Sciences and Health practices believe that digital disruption is fundamentally changing healthcare – with new digital players from within and outside the ecosystem poised to make a significant impact. Anne O’Riordan, senior managing director of Accenture Life Sciences and co-author of Healthcare Disrupted, is delighted to host over a dozen C-level clients to engage directly with entrepreneurs and disruptors as part of the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge. Startups: don’t miss this opportunity for access to many leading industry executives - apply by October 21, 2016.

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In 2011, StartUp Health launched its mission to transform healthcare by organizing an army of entrepreneurs passionate about reinventing health and wellness.

Today, StartUp Health has assembled the world’s largest portfolio of digital health startups with 160+ companies, built a global network of over 30,000 innovators, industry leaders and investors, and united the world’s Health Transformers committed to reimagining health and wellness.

Be part of the movement and support the Health Transformers bold enough to think differently.

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