Leaders in Business, Health Care, Education & Government Launch New “Massachusetts Caregiver Coalition"
November 20, 2019
Source: Massachusetts Business Round Table
Boston, MA - In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, leaders from business, health care, education and state government launched a new “Massachusetts Caregiver Coalition,” a collaboration that includes businesses from diverse industry sectors working with the state to assess and address the needs of unpaid family caregivers in Massachusetts. Today’s launch is marked by the release of a Massachusetts State of Care Report and Employer Toolkit, which highlight research and best practices for employers to support working family caregivers.
Active Season in the ‘Silicon Valley of Aging’
November 5, 2019
Source: MassDigitaHealth.org editors
Have you heard about the major wins that took place between the digital health and healthy aging sectors in Massachusetts? Learn more about the recent international aging conference that took place in Boston, plus two big wins at national aging pitch competitions!
Busting the Successful Startup Founder Myth
October 15, 2019
Source: MassDigitalHealth editors
Massachusetts is a hub for venture capital investment, education, and innovation. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it is consistently ranks in the top 10 best cities to start a business. But when it comes to female entrepreneurs, “Women make up more than half of Boston’s residents, yet 1 dollar out of every 23 dollars in commercial bank loans goes to women-owned businesses, while only three percent of venture capital investments go to businesses led by women” (Women Entrepreneurs Boston).
MassChallenge HealthTech Launches Applications for 2020 Accelerator
September 10, 2019
Source: MassChallenge HealthTech
MassChallenge, a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators, today opened applications for the 2020 cohort of MassChallenge HealthTech. MassChallenge HealthTech accelerates innovation in the healthcare industry by connecting later-stage, digital health startups with industry champions to address some of our greatest healthcare challenges. Startups that have raised up to $10M in equity-based funding and have generated up to $10M in revenue are invited to apply by October 8, 2019 at 12:00PM (noon) ET.