metaMe Health Named Finalist for 2018 HealthTECH Startup Competition

CHICAGO – metaMe Health was announced as one of ten finalists for the 6th annual HealthTECH Startup Competition sponsored by Insight Product Development, MATTER, and PROPEL – iBIO Institute.  A judging panel of leaders from global corporations, academia, investors, and community health organizations selected leading early stage medical device and digital health startup finalists from the Midwest to compete for $50,000 in cash and prizes.

The goals of the competition are the following:

·       Improve lives by bringing innovative health solutions to patients

·       Encourage entrepreneurship in the healthcare industry

·       Grow the medical innovation ecosystem in the Midwest

·       Connect corporations with early-stage companies

 “It is great to see talented, driven, smart people pulled into the healthcare innovation ecosystem that can benefit so many lives beyond social media platforms. These startups are truly affecting outcomes and have the potential to help so many people,” said Steve McPhilliamy, Executive Director of Insight Accelerator Labs.

 metaMe Founder Danny Bernstein participated in the live-pitching and innovation showcase at the HealthTECH competition held on November 8, 2018 at Insight Product Development in Chicago.   More information about the Startup competition can be found at www.insightpd.com/healthtech-startup-competition

Shawn Thurlow