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Thursday, October 5 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Cascadia Venture Event - The Convergence of Connecting Digital Health

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Are you a rock star WA-based health innovation start-up, whether in digital health, medical devices or other innovative medical services? Are you poised for Seed to Series A investment? The Cascadia Venture Forum highlights the region’s highest-potential companies to a curated audience of investors. Successful applicants will receive face-time with some of the top angel investors and VCs in the ecosystem as well as the opportunity to make their case for funding at our top deal-flow event. Winners of the pitch will be selected for the final Summit Event back here in Seattle on November 15th at Cambia Grove. Apply here!

https://www.cascadiaventureforum.com/apply/

*This event will be seated on a first come, first served basis. You must be registered to attend however it does not guarantee entry. 

During the event we will have two panels including a fireside chat discussing opportunities within the healthcare continuum, relating to interoperability and and other panel focusing their dicussion around investment opportunities and trends in health and lifescience markets. 

To break up the panels we will have 2 sets of entrepreneurs pitching to investors, one set of entrepreneur's looking for seed funding, followed by the second set of entrepreneurs looking for Series A funders. Winner's of the event will be selected to go to the final summit event back in Seattle, November 15!


Moderators
avatar for George Aliphtiras

George Aliphtiras

Co-chair, Cascadia Venture Forum
George Aliphtiras is an active angel investor serving as a Director of E-Fund, leading the life sciences portfolio investment strategy, co-founder of Cascadia Venture Forum, as well as a member of other local angel groups including VANTEC and Keiretsu Forum. He serves as an EIR a... Read More →
avatar for Jeff Pasek

Jeff Pasek

Jeff is and Independent Healthcare Consultant/Product Manager with over 10 years experience in healthcare system development, integration and startup experience ranging from payer markets to provider markets to pharmacy integration systems, who's goal is to make healthcare a bett... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Mark Kraus

Mark Kraus

Mark Kraus is the current Chairman of Life Sciences at Keiretsu Forum & Medtech Entrepreneur. Mark has held multiple senior level management positions with medical device and life science companies, most recently as CEO of a medical device startup. He has brought multiple cardiol... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Gwen O'Keefe

Dr. Gwen O'Keefe

Dr. Gwen O’Keefe leads GO Healthcare Strategy, a consulting firm that helps healthcare companies better use technology and analytics. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Clinical Informatics. Her eclectic experience that ranges over 20 years and across every aspect of... Read More →
avatar for Susan Preston

Susan Preston

Susan is currently the Managing Partner of Seattle Angel Fund, Co-Manager of Element 8 & General Parnter of CalCEF Clean Energy Angel Fund. Susan has held more than 30 board positions with public and privately held corporations, and has served on numerous non-profit boards. She h... Read More →
avatar for Bill Saltzstein

Bill Saltzstein

Bill is a wireless medical expert and founder of Code Blue Communications, in 2000 with the aim to bring Bluetooth wireless technology to the medical and industrial markets. Bill provides consulting services to large and small medical device companies in the areas of system archi... Read More →
avatar for Pavel Smirnov

Pavel Smirnov

CEO, Health Samurai
Pavel is the CEO of Health Samurai. Health Samurai was one of the first companies that recognized a potential of the FHIR standard in 2012 and since has been an active contributor to the FHIR workgroup. Health Samurai has developed popular open source solutions for FHIR FHIR.js... Read More →
avatar for Scott Thielman

Scott Thielman

Scott Thielman is the CTO and founder of the award-winning, Seattle-based Product Creation Studio. Is an active angel investor being a member of Keiretsu Forum. | | An accomplished mechanical engineer, Scott has extensive R&D experience including mechanism design, enclosure design, system modeling, embedded software, electronic circuits, and board layout... Read More →