The Future of Healthcare


Presenting the finalists for Vator Splash Health!

8 startups will be pitching their ideas to some of the top healthtech VCs!

Innovation series by Steven Loeb
March 23, 2017 | Comments
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Vator Splash Health is finally here!  And in just a few hours, we'll find out who the winner of our competition is!

The winning company, and the runner up, gets about $25,000 of in-kind prizes, a video of their presentation; a bottle of Bread and Butter wine, more TBD; plus sit-down meetings with at least 10 health tech VCs, including MaveronCanaan PartnersSubtraction CapitalXFundKleiner Perkins, Efficient Capacity and more. They also get a round-trip flight on Surf Air.

Since Vator began its startup competitions more than 5 years ago, it has put 165 startups on stage. Since then, they've collectively raised nearly $400 million in follow-on capital.Past Vator winners have gone on to raise $100 million in follow-on capital. Among them are RelayRidesUdemyThumbtackGetable, PokitDokDogVacay, and Traxo, to name a few. We look forward to watching the progress of the next 10 we put on stage. 

At the end of the night, the judges will vote for their favorite! That startup will be the Vator Splash Winner.

Here are the startups vying to win Vator Splash Health!

Multisensor Diagnostics

Multisensor Diagnostics’ rapid medical assessment (RMA) and AI- powered triage system is a powerful, convenient, cost- effective solution that helps improve access, increase adherence, avoid readmissions, detect early symptoms, and ultimately empower consumers.

Its RMA device, MouthLab, rapidly measures respiratory-rate, pulse-rate, electrocardiogram, SpO2, temperature, blood pressure, and lung functions, through the mouth, in less than a minute. The company's software supports seamless connectivity with providers, payers, patients, and caregivers, and unifies all aspects of patients’ health in a single place.

The presenter will be founder Sathya Elumalai.

Catalia Health

Catalia Health is a patient care management company that provides an effective, scalable, AI-powered patient engagement platform for individuals managing chronic disease or taking medications on an ongoing basis. The company combines the efficacy of conversations tailored to individual patients with the cost efficiency of scalable technology. By combining proprietary artificial intelligence algorithms for generating conversations with the patented advantage of social robots,

The company has raised $1.35 million from Khosla Ventures.

The presenter will be founder Cory Kidd.

Amicomed Inc.

Amicomed is the first fully digital platform for Blood Pressure (BP) management combining innovative remote monitoring and lifestyle intervention. Amicomed leverages proprietary algorithms to provide tangible outcomes through innovative management of chronic diseases. The platform supports physicians with remote monitoring tools enhanced by vitals pattern analysis, and actionable, consumer-grade designed, personalized lifestyle intervention for their patients. The platform has been designed to manage all main cardiovascular conditions; BP is the first.

Through the platform, Care providers pay $33 per month, or $150 for three months. In three months, Amicomed believes it can reduce blood pressure.

The presenter will be founder Giangiacomo Rocco di Torrepadula.


Orphidia is a healthcare startup reinventing the laboratory blood diagnostics landscape by developing a marketplace platform for on- demand lab tests. It is developing a portable, blood diagnostic platform which performs lab-quality blood tests providing results for 40 different biomarkers in 20 minutes anywhere.

The presenter will be founder Aron Rachamim.


Invivox solves a global healthcare challenge: Continuous Training of Physicians. Invivox is a global medical platform that connects medical experts and practitioners in view of offering on-site (inside the operating room), one-to-one practical training sessions alongside experts. Invivox reinvents medical mentoring, which is the basis of the transmission of knowledge between physicians. Practically speaking, medical experts open their OR to other surgeons from around the world who travel to attend live training on-site.

Launched in September 2016, it has generated $300,000 in revenue to-date. It is approaching 1,000 trainers, and has connected 300 students. The company also raised $1.3 million.

The presenter will be founder Julien Delpech.


Blumio is targeting people who are hypertensive or who are at risk of developing hypertension. Benefits abound when continuous blood pressure monitoring is employed in the management of hypertension, as it gives insights into how blood pressure is responding to medication, exercise, and diet. Blumio will empower patients with the feedback they need to understand what works for them as an individual and implement change.

The presenter will be founder Catherine Liao.


GYANT is a health assistant that leads  patients from their symptoms to the  likely condition and the next steps by  asking questions and learning from the  answers, like a doctor would do - but  through AI. Its first product is a  checker for the Zika virus that had  close to 300k users since its launch  end of August.

The company is seeing 60,000 to 70,000 users a month and is adding 30,000 a month.

The presenter will be founder Pascal Zuta.

Iris Plans delivers Advance Care Planning (ACP) services via telehealth to people facing serious illness. Our ACP solution significantly reduces unnecessary care, a $210B problem that creates waste and human suffering. The Iris Plans platform allows our healthcare professionals to meet by video/phone with patients and their families. The platform also customizes the ACP process to the patient’s medical conditions and unique circumstances, ultimately producing official healthcare directives and a plan to guide major healthcare decisions.

It is reaching 110 physicians who oversee 200000 patients. The company has already served 500 patients. It has raised $1 million from Better Ventures and angels.

The presenter will be founder Steve Wardle.


Our judges include: Ryan Howard (Founder, iBeat and Practice Fusion; Angel investor); Risa Stack (General Manager, GE Ventures); Emily Melton (Partner, DFJ Venture); Paul Willard (Partner, Subtraction Capital); Hubert Zajicek (CEO, Health Wildcatters); Lyon Wong (Co-Founder & General Partner, Spectrum 28); Lynne Chou (Partner, Kleiner Perkins); Erin Flynn (Managing Director, Vator Investment Club); Nico Arcino (Digital Health Strategies, Kaiser Permanente); David Wu (General Partner, Maveron)

Related companies, investors and entrepreneurs

Amicomed Inc.
Description: Amicomed is the first fully digital platform for Blood Pressure (BP) management combining innovative remote monitoring and lifestyle inte...
Iris Plans
Description: Iris Plans reduces the cost of complex care by 25% with our Advance Care Planning (ACP) solution for health insurers and at-risk provider...
Description: Blumio has developed a sensor that can continuously monitor one of our most important vital signs – blood pressure – witho...
Description: Invivox is a worldwide medical platform that connects medical experts and practitioners in view of offering on-site (inside the operatin...
Description: Orphidia is a healthcare startup reinventing the laboratory blood diagnostics landscape by developing a marketplace platform for on-...
Multisensor Diagnostics
Description: Multisensor Diagnostics (MDx), LLC, is a diversified health and wellness company primarily serving the high-acuity patients. Multisen...
Subtraction Capital
Angel group/VC
Description: Subtraction Capital is an opportunistic venture fund that works hard to support great entrepreneurs. We believe that we have an eye fo...
Khosla Ventures
Angel group/VC
Description: Khosla Ventures offers venture assistance, strategic advice and capital to entrepreneurs. The firm helps entrepreneurs extend the potenti...
Description: GYANT is a health assistant that leads patients from their symptoms to the likely condition and the next steps by asking questi...
Practice Fusion
Description: Practice Fusion provides a free, web-based EMR  system to physicians. With medical charting, scheduling, e-prescribin...
Catalia Health
Description: Catalia Health is a patient care management company that provides an effective, scalable, AI-powered patient engagement platform for indi...
Erin Flynn
Investment Banker,
Ackrell Capital
Bio: Erin is an early stage startup advisor with over 15-years experience in business and corporate development for internet brands including ...
Bio: Lyon Wong is Co-Founder of Spectrum 28, a $170M Silicon Valley VC fund with a focus on industries under going massive change such as...
Bio: Giangiacomo is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for innovative startups. After an MBA at SDA Bocconi (Milan), he joined McKinsey&...
Bio: Love working with startups and have done so for almost a decade now. Co-founded Health Wildcatters, which I also run. I specialize in hea...
Bio: Aron Rachamim is committed to changing the world by putting healthcare information into everyone’s hands. A serial entrepreneur, sc...
Bio: I like being involved in building web sites and mobile apps for large scale markets. A good software product is a balance of what the cu...
Bio: I have founded companies all my life. A film production company (sold), a social network (shut down), an ecommerce company (40m+ revenue,...
Bio: Mr. Sathya Elumalai, MS, MBA, is the Co-founder and CEO for Multisensor Diagnostics (MDX) with over ten years of experience leading produ...
Bio: Dr. Cory Kidd is the founder and CEO of Catalia Health, a healthcare technology company focused on delivering effective patient engagemen...
Bio: Emily Melton is a partner at DFJ and has spent more than a decade working with early stage companies. She has deep respect and ...
Bio: Lynne Chou O’Keefe joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers in 2013 and focuses on digital health and connected devices. She works...
Bio:   Ryan is the founder, chairman and CEO of Practice Fusion. He founded the company in 2005 and has grown it into the largest physici...
Bio: Steve has held a variety of executive leadership positions including Regional CEO, CFO, VP of Global Strategic Partnerships, Manager of I...
Bio: I am skilled in strategizing and leading market entry initiatives for emerging technology products. My experience across multiple orga...
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