#TXHealthTech Chat's Top Takeaways

For KERA's first #TXHealthTech Twitter chat we pulled back the curtains to reveal what goes on behind the scenes for health/tech startups in North Texas.

  1. Our featured guest was healthcare startup guru Hubert Zajicek (@hubertzajicek), the executive director of Health Wildcatters (@HWildcatters) is a mentorship-driven healthcare seed accelerator in Dallas. Also with us was Michael Walsh (@WalshMichaelR) -- the creator of Cariloop. Cariloop helps seniors and caregivers access information about geriatric care. 

  2. There are dozens of tech/health incubators and accelerators to choose from. Operations like Blueprint Health, Healthbox and Health Wildcatters provide mentorship, cash, and potential investors. But they’re not right for every company.

  3. I also asked an investor whether investors prefer backing companies that have been through an accelerator. Dan Janiak is a venture capitalist focusing on science-based startups @mercuryfund.  
  4. So what WON'T an accelerator do for your startup?
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