Startup Pitch Competitions for Health Tech Startups

HLTH Startup Pitch Competition

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Application start: Now

Application deadline: 17 September 2021

The HLTH Startup Pitch competition provides a way for industry disruptors to present their vision to investors, industry participants, media, and analysts. Companies that are less than 3-years-old, and have raised less than $3 million can compete in the pitch competition. This year’s pitch competition will feature 10 of the most innovative companies in healthcare. As in previous years, there will be two winners – one chosen by a panel of investor judges and the other by crowd vote.

Both winners will receive $25,000 in sponsorship credit for HLTH 2022, and will be recognized at the HLTH Innovator’s Reception on October 18 live in Boston. The winner chosen by HLTH judges will also get $10,000 of credits for Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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Application start: 28 April, 2021

Application deadline: 29 October 2021

Prize: Better recognition nationally, regionally, and globally to attract business opportunities even from other countries, regions, and continents.

Focuses on startups that are on the path to disrupt the healthcare industry through the use of technology and by developing new business models improving the lives of patients. The startups’ product and/or service should already show an early traction on the market.


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Application start: Now

Application deadline: Open

Prize: A 1-year business development support with expenses covered; an investment offer up to 500K€.

Get in the Ring is a global startup competition active in over 200 cities. They give opportunities to unconventional solutions in all corners of the world. After six city events and continent-wide public voting, the competition will bring the top 20 impact startups to The Hague for the Impact Finals in November 2021.

Sustainable Development Goals Global Startup Competition

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Application start: To be announced

Application deadline: To be announced


  • Pitch at a UNWTO Demo Day; Access to technological support
  • Access to 90+ Venture Capitalists; Access to Top Corporations and 150+ Countries
  • Curated mentorship programme from Amadeus, ClarkeModet, Google, IE University, Mastercard and more corporations; Potential pilot project with private sector collaborators and institutions.

Dive into the world’s largest call to reach the most disruptive startups that directly contribute to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Led by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the UN agency responsible for promoting sustainable, accessible and inclusive tourism, this Competition aims to encourage the global innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem to embrace sustainability and to deliver impact during the United Nations Decade of Action starting this year.

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Application start: To be announced

Application deadline: To be announced

Prize:Over $100,000 worth of investment prizes.

This year, we are having one overall startup competition, where we will select 20 of the best startups to pitch on stage for a chance to win a $100,000 investment/invitation (pending diligence) to our accelerator in San Francisco.

There is no specific category, so we encourage all startups to apply!

Some example categories of startups that applied last year include: FinTech, AI/ML, Self-driving, Healthcare, E-commerce, Clean Technology, Robotics, Mobile apps, and more.

Past Competitions for Health Tech startups

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Application start: 5 November, 2020

Application deadline: 21 December, 2020


  • The top three applicants for each challenge statement will receive consultations from healthcare providers during the Demo Development phase to sharpen their value proposition.
  • Winners will gain the opportunity to co-develop, test-bed and deploy solutions with healthcare clusters.
  • The winner of each challenge statement will receive S$25,000 in Amazon Web Services Activate Credits for new users.

Enterprise Singapore, in partnership with five of Singapore’s leading healthcare providers, brings you the Healthcare Open Innovation Challenge. The Challenge leverages Singapore’s leading healthcare system, providing a unique opportunity for enterprises to engage with clinicians and healthcare providers throughout development.

If you have an innovative technological solution that improves the processes within healthcare delivery, enhance patient management and engagement, and form a complete seamless care continuum, this is for you.

Successful participants stand to receive grant funding and the chance to co-develop, testbed and deploy your solutions with our healthcare providers.

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Application start: 1 December, 2020

Application deadline: 10 February, 2021


  • MedTech Innovator Cohort startups will receive mentorship and coaching through one-on-one matching with one or more mentors from our corporate partners to help with commercialization throughout Asia Pacific.
  • The MedTech Innovator Asia Pacific Cohort startups are eligible to compete for up to US $300,000 in cash and awards.

MedTech Innovator Asia Pacific will recognize the 20 best-in-class startups across the Asia Pacific regions. Startups selected for this honor receive a slot in the MedTech Innovator Asia Pacific Cohort. The MedTech Innovator Cohort is an annual program that provides startups with high profile visibility to healthcare investors, stakeholders, and decision makers, access to a network of mentors and peers, and participation in a customized virtual curriculum.

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Application start: 1 April, 2021

Application deadline: 14 May, 2021

Prize: Top 2 startups will be invited to Future Health Asia’s monthly private investor network meetup where they will have the opportunity to pitch for an investment of up to $250,000 USD.

The Future Health Asia Pitch Competition aims to identify the solutions that are perfectly suited to support the innovation required to transition the healthcare industry into an advanced and connected healthcare ecosystem.


  • Looking for companies in the following areas: ehealth, healthcare IT, alternative medicine,Patient Safety, Health Education, Healthcare Management, Medical Devices, Patient, Health, Health Networks, Health Workflow, Healthcare Analytics, Healthcare Discovery, Healthcare Operations, Healthcare Supply Chain Management, Healthcare Support Tools, Medical Network, Patient Care, Patient Education, Patient
  • Incorporated
  • Prototype or users stage
  • Pre-seed, Seed, Series A or Series B
  • Have raised funding or not
  • Currently raising or not raising funds

2021 Health Tech Venture Challenge

Application start: 19 April 2021

Application deadline: 7 June 2021

The annual Health Tech Venture Challenge will  explore, source and pilot novel solutions that help to build a culture of well-being within the organization that enables clinicians to feel supported and shows that the organization is committed to their overall health and well-being. The winning team will receive a $10,000 cash prize, a six-month MATTER membership and the commitment from Advocate Aurora Health to pilot their solution.

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