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 Artificial Intelligence (AI) Healthcare Application Development Funding!

Based on Eighteen Ventures' Information Brief, this one hour session focuses on acquiring new Artificial Intelligence (AI) Healthcare development funding. It provides a brief review of AI healthcare industry trends, applictions in the healthcare industry, and growth sectors. It presents public and private funding options for startups and small emerging firms seeking to develop AI healthcare innovative solutions.

The presentation includes the following:

        - AI Healthcare Industry Overview

        - AI Healthcare Applications & Growth Sectors

        - AI Healthcare Development Opportunity Areas

        - AI Healthcare New Development Funding Options

In addition, the session presents how to prepare a successful 3-Page Project Pitch needed to obtain new AI Healthcare development funding from the  National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.

Event Date: Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

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

Registration Deadline: Monday, August 17th 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 AI 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.