Market Disrupt ™

A Venture Pitch Event

Reach Buyers. Establish Partners. Discover Investors. Expand Internationally.
October 28, 2018ORLANDO
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What is Market Disrupt?

Global Healthcare Ventures joins forces with Global Healthcare Resources to showcase early/mid-stage companies with high-growth market potential at this year's HEALTHCARE ЯEVOLUTION™. This annual event attracts up to 2,000 participants from all areas of health. During the Early/Mid-Stage Venture Pitch Event, presenting healthcare startup companies will have the opportunity to compete for a valuable prize package, exposure, and first-hand insight from our experienced panelist of judges. Presenting companies will be healthcare startups with products and services advancing innovation in health and healthcare.

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The winning company will receive:

  • Exposure to industry executives. Finalists will present live pitches to judges. The winner will be showcased to up to 2,000 conference participants at the opening keynote of the conference.

  • Media exposure. Global Healthcare Ventures (GHV) will arrange press interviews, press releases, blog posts, and a media campaign for the winner.

  • HEALTHCARE ЯEVOLUTION®. GHV will provide complimentary tickets to upcoming industry conferences and events focused on HEALTHCARE ЯEVOLUTION®.

  • Introductions to Statewide Angel Network. GHV will introduce the winner to accredited investors in a statewide angel network.

  • Business Analysis Package. The winner will receive business capital needs analysis and advisory analysis from a national investment banking company.

All companies invited to participate will recieve:

A customized written assessment and coaching report from our expert panel of judges.


Courtesy passes to HEALTHCARE ЯEVOLUTION®.

Who Should Apply?

Employer Market Startups

For any-stage startups looking to penetrate the corporate space via benefits, wellness, and healthcare products/services and work directly with the HR/benefits teams. Judges will be made of leaders from the corporate HR/benefits space. Winner will be decided based on value to the corporate space.

Channel Partners Startups

For any-stage startups looking to go through consultants to reach the employers. Judges will be made of leaders from the consultant space. Winner will be decided based on value to the consultant space.

Startups Seeking Investment

For early-stage startups looking for funding and expertise to turn their startup dreams into a reality. Panel of judges will be made of expert investors and entrepreneurs. Winner will be decided based on strength of business model and early prototype success.

Multinational Startups

For U.S.-based startups looking to expand and scale internationally OR international startups looking to scale and expand into the United States. Judges will be made of entrepreneurs and professionals with international experience.

Judge Pool

Jessica Zeaske
Director of Healthcare Investment,GE Ventures
Chris Chan
Lead Innovations Imagineer,Mercer Labs
Samanntha DuBridge
VP, Global Benefits and Employee Mobility, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
Lee Lewis
AVP & Managing Director, Innovation Lab Practice,Arthur J. Gallagher
Thomas Sondergeld
Vice President HRIS,Global Benefits & Mobility - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)
Steve Blumenfield
Senior Consultant & Director of Strategic Opportunities & Alliances for Health & Benefits,Willis Towers Watson
Ronald Leopold
Chief Medical Officer,Lockton
Bernie Knobbe
Vice President, Global Benefits,AECOM
Jonathan Edelheit, JD
Chairman & Co-Founder,Global Healthcare Ventures
Renée-Marie Stephano, JD
President,Global Healthcare Ventures
Jesse Gavin
Wellness Team Lead,Human Resources & Benefits – Baylor College of Medicine (BCM)
Sally Luck
HR Director,Corporate Services & Wellness, Hallmark Cards, Inc.

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MARKET DISRUPT PACKAGES

Event Branding

  • Market Disrupt Application & Pitch Fee
  • 2 Full Access Conference Registrations
  • 10’ x 10’ Exhibitor Booth in Exhibit Hall*
  • Corporate Profile in HREV18 eProgram
  • Logo included in HREV18 Email Promotion
  • Virtual Booth in Networking Software

Brand Builder / Thought Leadership

  • Market Disrupt Application & Pitch Fee
  • 2 Full Access Conference Registrations
  • 10’ x 10’ Exhibitor Booth in Exhibit Hall
  • Corporate Profile in HREV18 eProgram
  • Logo included in HREV18 Email Promotion
  • Virtual Booth in Networking Software
  • ¼ Page Advertisement in eProgram
  • 15-minute Power Session in Exhibit Hall

Advisory Services

  • Market Disrupt Application & Pitch Fee
  • 2 Full Access Conference Registrations
  • Exclusive Pitch Review & Feedback
  • Business/Market Analysis Report
  • 15-minute Discovery Session with Select Venture Pitch Judges
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