Client Projects

Business Model Development Service

AdmisSave Dynamics™, a Jonesboro, AR, healthcare information technology (IT) startup, hired Eighteen Ventures to research and prepare a business model. The business model will be used to support the development of a proposed patient monitoring device to treat Congestive Heart Failure (CHF). More importantly, the business model will be used to attract and obtain private investment capital from either a Health System Venture Fund or a Healthcare Corporate Venture Capital Fund.  Eighteen Ventures worked closely with the company's founder & CEO, a practicing cardiologist, to prepare the business model.

Business Plan Development and Private Sector Capital Fundraising Services

Medgraph, Inc, a Rochester, NY small emerging healthcare information technology (IT), hired Eighteen Ventures to prepare a business plan and help the company find potential private sector capital investors for its Life Improvement Portal (LIP) Glucose Monitoring System (GMS). The device is designed for individuals with vision and hearing disabilities. Also, the LIP GMS project was originally funded by the U.S. Department of Education SBIR program.

Eighteen Ventures worked with the company's owner to produce a business plan. More importantly, the document's two-page executive summary was used to attract the attention of private sector capital investors.  This whole effort resulted in the company connecting with and making a funding presentation to a health technology focused New York City venture capital firm.

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Proposal Development Service

8Chili, based in Oakland, CA, is a MedTech startup focused on designing, developing and commercializing an augmented reality based surgical navigation device that will enable remote open surgeries and simulation ( ROSS). The company hired Eighteen Ventures to help research and prepare a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I funding proposal. With Eighteen Ventures' assistance, the company's NSF SBIR Project Pitch was approved.

Progeny Medical, a Philadelphia, PA-area MedTech startup, hired Eighteen Ventures to help the company win new medical device development funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. The small company is seeking grant funding to produce a urinary catheter that will stop the migration of bacteria into the bladder. With Eighteen Ventures' assistance, the company's NSF SBIR Project Pitch was approved.

Sargas Pharmaceutical Adherence & Compliance (SPAC) International, a Bakersfield, CA-based healthcare information technology (IT) firm, hired Eighteen Ventures to help prepare a National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) three-page Project Pitch and Phase I funding proposal. Both the Project Pitch and the Phase I funding proposal are responding to the agency'€™s request for SBIR/STTR Phase I Proposals Addressing COVID-19. With Eighteen Ventures' assistance, the company's NSF SBIR Project Pitch was approved.

Davis &Yousaf Technologies LLC , based in Philadelphia, PA, is a MedTech startup focusing on producing innovative wearable and mobile medical solutions for heart disease. The company hired Eighteen Ventures to prepare a National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) three-page Project Pitch and Phase I funding proposals.  Also the company is applying for a  Pennsylvania Innovation Partnership MicroVoucher for the development of the Phase I proposal.  With Eighteen Ventures' assistance, the company's NSF SBIR Project Pitch was approved.

Nuromate, a Las Vegas, NV-based small emerging health technology firm, is seeking seed funding from the National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. The company hired Eighteen Ventures to help prepare a NSF SBIR Phase I funding proposal.  The NSF SBIR funding will be used to develop a mental health mHealth solution. Currently, Eighteen Ventures and the company are working on preparing a NSF SBIR 3-Page Project Pitch.

Private Sector Capital Fundraising Service

Quality Reviews, Inc., a New York City-based small emerging healthcare information technology (IT) firm, hired Eighteen Ventures the company connect with  Health System Venture funds.  The company sought funding to increase sales of its patient feedback services designed for hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other healthcare facilities.

Health System Venture funds are organized and run by healthcare systems like Inova Health System (Falls Church, VA) and Partners HealthCare (Boston, MA). They invest in small companies developing novel, problem-solving solutions for their hospitals. Moreover, the funds finance firms with solutions that improve the services of the hospitals or healthcare systems. 

Using our knowledge, expertise and experience, Eighteen Ventures successfully helped Quality Reviews identify and connect with Health System Venture Funds.

Consulting Services

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