Get ready for TEDMED 2013! The Hive Startup Winners Released!


TEDMED, one of the biggest movements in the field of health, medicine and innovation, will kick off on April 16th at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC.

For the second consecutive year, MedCrunch will be one of TEDMED’s official media partners at the 3 ½ day program, covering the hottest topics and interviewing the most prominent speakers.

Over 1,800 entrepreneurs, visionaries and doers across the globe will be present at the annual gathering to shape the future of heath and medicine. It’s a joint effort of governmental organizations, startups, non-profit institutions and medical colleges around the world that make it happen. Collaboration and information sharing are key in achieving new solutions to the most pressing health problems.

Aside from the talks and social gatherings, TEDMED will debut its newest platform, the Hive, in collaboration with the StartUpHealth Network. The Hive will explore the unexpected connections and new possibilities of the latest innovations in the field of health and medicine by selecting the top-50 most innovative health startups.

We at MedCrunch are thrilled to share the 50-startup winners that have been selected by TEDMED with you. The 97 transformative entrepreneurs and representatives of the startups will join The Hive this April! Among them are Health Tech Hatch, Open mHealth and Healthify. In the image below you can find all winners.

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Make sure not to miss this year’s TEDMED event. Apply here and join MedCrunch to become part of the leading health movement!

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Based in Amsterdam, Roberta graduated from Erasmus University in Health Economics, Policy and Law in 2011. During her academic path, she focused on researching the socio-economic inequalities in health care utilization in the rural areas of India. Over the past year, she has worked at Ashoka: Innovators for the Public, analyzing new disruptive patterns within the global health system -ranging from health systems to start-up business models. Over the past six years she has been working for a Dutch publishing firm as Marketing Manager and Executive Editor. Roberta is passionate about health innovations, disruptive change in developing countries, social media and photography. She is a lover of good food, travels, old movie theaters… and Apple.