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.)

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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 a 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.

New MedTech Development Opportunities

This one hour presentation focuses on developing and funding a MedTech startup.  In particular, the event covers industry trends & critical issues, industry growth sectors, and new technology development funding options.

Specifically, the presentation will include the following:

        - MedTech Industry Overview 

        - MedTech Industry Subsectors & Industry Critical Issues

        - MedTech Industry Growth Sectors

        - MedTech Development Opportunity Areas

        - Early Stage MedTech Private Investor Trends

        - MedTech Development Funding Options

In addition, the session will show participants how to prepare a successful 3-Page Project Pitch needed to seek new MedTech development funding from the  National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.

Event Date: Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

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

Registration Deadline: Monday, July 20th  8:00 PM EST  No registrations will be accepted after this date and time.

Registration Process: Please complete and submit the Registration form below.  Your registration will be confirmed by email 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 new medical devices.

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.