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Skype Presentations

Eighteen Ventures offers free instructive monthly Skype presentations on starting, funding and growing profitable small health technology companies.

The interactive sessions are designed to support health technology entrepreneurs' efforts to:

  1. Build and launch successful small businesses,
  2. Obtain public capital (i.e. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) seed grants), and
  3. Obtain private sector investment capital (i.e. Venture Capital, Health System Venture and Healthcare Corporate Venture Capital Funds.)

New Health Technology Development Series

Starting on February, Wednesday, 26th, 2020, Eighteen Ventures will present a series of Skype presentations focused on producing and funding new health technologies, health services and medical devices. The series is based on the industry sectors, such as Artificial Intelligence Healthcare, Behavioral Health, Digital Health, Telemedicine, Medical Devices & Equipment, covered in Eighteen Ventures' published Health Technology Development Briefs.

Each session will highlight an health technology sector by detailing industry trends, market size, technology/service applications in healthcare, key buyers and users, new development opportunities and private funding sources available to develop & commercialize novel solutions.

Digital Health Application DevelopmentFunding Options

Digital Health, worldwide, is expected to reach 509 billion by 2025.  Digital Health applications include mHealth technologies by physicians to prescribe for self-management of chronic illness, such as diabetes, apps in smartphones making it easier for healthcare professionals to access patient information and diagnose diseases, and remote patient monitoring devices communicating with healthcare professionals.

This session presents information about the growing uses of Digital Health technologies in healthcare.   It specifically provides an overview of the Digital Health  industry sector and highlights many applications in healthcare. Sepecific market sectors that will be reviewed include smart devices, wearables, remote patient monitoring, telemedicine and personalized medicine.  Information about industry trends, market size, key buyers and users, and new development opportunities. Finally, it present public and private funding options, i.e., Small Busienss Innovation Research (SBIR) program, Venture Capital, Health System Venture Funds, etc., available to produce novel Digital Health solutions.

Event Date: Wednesday, March 25th, 2020  

Event Time: 11:00 AM -12:30 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 23rd.  No registrations will not be accepted after 8:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Registration Process: Please complete and submit the Registration form below.  Your registration will be confirmed by e-mail from Eighteen Ventures.

Cost: Free

Who Benefits Most From Attending: This presentation is designed for aspiring entrepreneurs, startups and small emerging firms involved in developing and funding innovative Digital Health solutions.

About the Presenter: Darrell Williams is an experienced small business development consultant who has been involved in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program since 1999. Darrell is the founder, President and CEO of Eighteen Ventures, and has authored numerous publications about public and private sector funding for small businesses.  His knowledge, skills and experience includes business plan development, business model development and small business fundraising.  He also has published briefs on various health technology industry sectors, i.e., mHealth, Digital Health, Telemedicine, and Artificial Intelligence.

Contact Person: Mr. Darrell Williams,, if you have any questions about this upcoming free event.