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Accelerators & Incubators

Village CapitalSome entrepreneurs view the health care market as a minefield of privacy rules, federal regulation, and fragmented data. CHCF supports the following accelerator and incubator programs that help early-stage companies position themselves for growth through mentorship, operational support, office space, and capital.

Blue Print Health

The Blueprint Health accelerator program provides health care companies with an intensive three-month program to help them find customers and capital. As a charter member of the TechStars Network, the program focuses heavily on mentorship, providing teams with access to over 120 mentors, all of whom have experience in the health care industry.


Healthbox is a business accelerator program that helps early-stage companies develop the health care web applications, informatics, services, devices, and diagnostics of the future. Participants have the opportunity to develop ideas, test assumptions, and focus business models in a dynamic workspace alongside other promising startups — along with receiving some seed capital.

New York Digital Health Accelerator

The New York Digital Health Accelerator is a program run by the New York eHealth Collaborative and the New York City Investment Fund for early- and growth-stage digital health companies that are developing cutting edge technology products in care coordination, patient engagement, analytics, and message alerts for health care providers.

Rock Health

Rock Health is a nonprofit seed accelerator program that challenges developers and entrepreneurs to address issues in health and wellness through web and mobile technologies. More

StartUp Health

StartUp Health has a new approach to helping innovations succeed in the health sector: Build a community of entrepreneurs who are passionate about transforming health care and give them access to the tools they need. One of those tools, education, is the focus of the ambitious StartUp Health Academy, which seeks to help 1,000 entrepreneurs over the next 10 years to build sustainable-growth businesses that will improve care and reduce health care costs. More

StartX Med

Stanford University's technology accelerator StartX has expanded to work with medical and biotech startups. The resulting StartX Med program offers hard to find resources, including wet and dry lab space, animal testing, HIPAA-compliant servers and clean rooms, to young biotech and med tech companies.

Village Capital

Village Capital finds, trains, and funds entrepreneurs solving major global challenges. Village Capital builds communities around entrepreneurs to improve business success. Over 550 entrepreneurs have gained access to opportunity through over 45 Village Capital programs, and graduates have leveraged initial capital 15:1, created over 10,800 jobs, and served over 5 million customers.

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