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Are You a Healthcare Startup Looking for Investors? Sign Up for MedCity’s Pitch Perfect Contest!

The event will take place in Chicago at the Ritz Carlton from May 21-22. The startup tracks include: oncology, cardiology, women’s health and preventing burnout/supporting operational efficiency. The deadline to submit applications is February 29 so apply today!

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Are you a healthcare startup in health tech, diagnostics, medtech, or biotech? If so, you should consider applying to the MedCity News startup pitch contest at the INVEST conference at the Ritz Carlton in Chicago, May 21-22. The deadline to submit applications is February 29.

The Pitch Perfect contest has four tracks geared to a specialty in each category:

Startups focused on oncology

Devices & Diagnostics 

Startups focused on cardiology

Healthtech: Consumer/Employer
Startups addressing women’s health

Healthtech: Payer/Provider
Startups addressing burnout and operational efficiency

Six finalists will be selected for each track and will have the opportunity to present to an audience of investors. The investor judges in each track will hear each pitch and ask questions of each presenter before selecting a winner.

There is no fee to apply. Startups that have been a finalist and pitched at any INVEST event in the past 12 months are not eligible to apply. Startups should apply to only one track. Startups must be registered for the conference in order to participate in the pitch contest. The startup rate is $695 and a code will be sent to those selected to pitch.

Investment professionals will review applications and selections will be announced starting March 31, 2024.

Disclaimer: Each Pitch Track winner will receive a $20,000 advertising credit to be used on The advertising opportunities that are available to select from include: display advertising, sponsored post, sponsored text ad, dedicated and targeted email blast, executive interview, and video spotlight. A MedCity News media kit will be provided to each winner to reference the rate for each opportunity included above. Advertising credit must be used by May 21, 2024, cannot exceed $20,000 in value, and may not be combined with any other offers or discounts.

To submit an application, click here.

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