Congratulations to the next big disruptor in health, Norka Health.
The HITLAB World Cup Challenge was back for 2019 with a focus on emerging technology applications and systems that improve medical care and the provision of healthcare among women worldwide. With more than $1 billion in funding between 2015 and 2018, products and services supporting women are set to be the next big disruptors in the global healthcare market. Get to know the industry in our latest article, Femtech by the Numbers.
The five finalist teams presented live on May 21 at Pitch Day for the chance to win a total prize pool valued at up to $46K. Pitching to a full house at SAP Hudson Yards, Norka Health ultimately won first prize, the #Disrupt50B award presented by Bayer G4A.
First Place: Norka Health
Second Place: Univfy
Third Place: Jessie
Fourth Place: Babyscripts
Fifth Place: Skye
Meet the 2019 live judges
2019 Impact Partners
2019 HITLAB World Cup Challenge 1 Timeline
Mind the gap: Market and opportunity
80% of healthcare VCs have never invested in healthcare for women.
With more than $1B in funding between 2015 and 2018, products and services supporting women’s health are set to be the next big disruptor in the global healthcare market.
Only 1.4% of healthcare investing by professional VCs is put to work to find solutions in the women’s health space.