MATTER launched its second class of Momentum, an application-based accelerator for MATTER member companies that offers a structured, cohort-based approach to advance their objectives. The three-month accelerator systematically stepped through the fundamentals of scaling digital health companies from March to May 2023, including monthly founder/CEO peer group meetings, exclusive workshops, private coaching sessions and a private industry roundtable. The program was led by MATTER Venture Acceleration Fellows Pam York and Jason Smith and provided robust entrepreneurial and business development from exclusive workshops and tailored all-cohort programming.
Join MATTER and the Momentum mentors and cohort to hear the 10 startups present their solutions and celebrate the conclusion of the program.
Following the program will be a reception with light appetizers and beverages.
3:00pm–3:15pm CT | Welcome remarks
3:15pm–4:50pm CT | Startup presentations
4:50pm–5:05pm CT | Closing remarks
5:05pm–7:00pm CT | Reception & networking (in-person only)
About the startups:
Acorai — Domsten, Sweden
Acorai is developing a non-invasive heart failure management platform. Using a next-generation hardware and machine learning system, Acorai is able to estimate the pulmonary artery pressure non-invasively, the single most important vital sign when managing heart failure patients.
Cheista — Arlington, Virginia
Cheista improves the efficiency and effectiveness of prior authorization processes through artificial intelligence and natural language processing for both payers and providers. Their mission is to provide a seamless, user-friendly and reliable automated prior authorization workflow that enables healthcare providers to obtain the necessary approvals for their patients’ treatments in a timely and cost-effective manner. Their medical assisted review product is a cutting-edge software solution that leverages the power of natural language processing to help healthcare professionals quickly and easily interpret coverage policies and guidelines.
Discreedly — Chicago, Illinois
Discreedly is a digital platform that helps scale the engagement between pharma and practitioner to improve patient outcomes. Discreedly does this by connecting pharma medical affairs with healthcare providers to streamline access to new clinical data, increase scientific dialogue and gather valuable insights. The on-demand engagement capabilities help medical affairs deliver impactful medical education and provide the right content, to the right HCP, at the right time and for the right patient.
Elsa Science — Chicago, Illinois
Elsa Science offers a solution for rheumatic care where patient-reported outcomes from patients’ real worlds are monitored remotely and utilized in personalized care management by healthcare providers. Elsa Science’s service extends patient care beyond the clinic and offers richer assessments for quicker interventions. Their objectives are to drive the transition to value-based care, enabling population health management as well as precision health on an individual level.
Loop — Portland, Oregon
Loop is building the leading social health provider, using technology and behavioral health science to help people build stronger, healthier relationships in all aspects of life. Their first product is designed to enable individuals to build confidence in how they interact in various social situations, using the principles of exposure therapy to build healthy habits of doing the things that give them social anxiety. Loop is offered D2C, through employers and universities.
Pathize Health — Chicago, Illinois
Pathize Health is a health data analytics and engagement platform that helps patients dealing with chronic illnesses manage their care and find effective treatments. Using wearables like Apple Watch and Fitbit to monitor vital signs and activity levels, Pathize’s app assists patients with energy and symptom management.
PranaQ — Durham, North Carolina
PranaQ is a trusted digital healthcare company, helping navigate the vast world of healthcare technology. Their groundbreaking AI-enabled decision support systems have increased the efficiency in diagnosing breathing and sleep disorders.
RxLongevity — Cofrentes, Spain
RxLongevity is a digital biotech coach for seniors that measures, guides and coaches seniors into the Longevity Science to live more years without pain and better health. Their program combines daily live sessions, group consultations and specialized boot camps covering anything from physical therapy, personalized exercises, nutrition and inflammation to brain exercises, emotional health and sexuality after age 65. RxLongevity is a program for older adults that want to reach their 90s in their fullest health potential painlessly.
Sentier Analytics — Burlington, Massachusetts
Founded in 2017, Sentier Analytics is a Boston-based analytic solutions company focused solely on the pharmaceutical industry. Sentier’s best in class VELOCITY service delivers insights with the frequency and accuracy required to support mission critical goals and strategies. Sentier’s clients routinely see a 99 percent reduction in the time required to deliver analytics and a 95 percent reduction in data scientist involvement in operational activities. Their skills and experience across advanced analytics, the business of pharma and data engineering are what sets Sentier apart and makes them the premier provider analytic operations for life sciences.
Thrive — Ada, Michigan
Thrive is a vertical remote patient monitoring tool that allows for the collection of patient data regardless of the disease state. Thrive enables a hospital, health system and insurance provider to integrate a single solution for all remote patient monitoring. Thrive allows providers to tailor every aspect of their care to benefit the needs of their patients. They enable patients to track their pain, sleep patterns, medications and all other aspects of their health journey. Thrive is the most advanced and customizable patient experience tool on the market.
At MATTER, we believe collaboration is the best way to improve healthcare. The MATTER collaborative includes more than 800 current and alumni startups from around the world, working together with dozens of hospitals and health systems, universities and industry-leading companies to build the future of healthcare. Together we are accelerating innovation, advancing care and improving lives. For more information, visit matter.health, follow us @MATTERHealth and join our mailing list.