Matchpoint | East NYC

Matchpoint | East Workshops offer opportunities to gain valuable insights from health technology leaders. Workshops at Matchpoint events are open to all that register, even if you are not part of a participating sponsor or innovator company.

Learn something useful. Whether you are a buyer or builder of health care innovation, Matchpoint helps you separate signal from noise so that you can make the best strategic choices. Our topics are intended to offer high-yield insights that go beyond traditional workshop settings. Our workshops are designed specifically to offer interactive, case-based discussions led by veteran industry leaders. The roundtable discussions throughout the event ensure that the dialogue is meaningful and relevant to attendees.

Network with industry leaders and disruptive companies. Matchpoint offers an exclusive chance to participate in roundtable discussions and workshops with industry leaders. After the Matchpoint | East meetings and workshops, we will be hosting a networking social event so that our sponsors, selected innovator companies, and workshop participants have the chance to meet and mingle.



Intro to Matchpoint workshops, highlight our database, review of recent successes for the year, top trends for 2013 going forward.


I A. Partnerships and Collaborations: Contracts with industry leaders

Engage and share experiences on contracting with established healthcare giants. Our panelists will review revenue transactions, commercial deal best practices, war stories and traps to avoid when embarking on partnerships.



II B. Partnerships and Collaborations: Mergers & Acquistions

Hear from industry experts on common issues startups should to pay attention when making deals.



Coffee Break

Grab some coffee and network!


III. Consumer engagement: Translating health information for the general public

Moderated by Buddy Scalera – SVP - Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide

Our experts will review relevant features to engage consumers and translate health information effectively for end- users. Learn about how to captivate and motivate audiences from our leading experts. This panel will focus on design and translation of health information to keep people informed and interested in using their health information.


IV. Funding: Commercialization and Business Development

Join Brad Weinberg, CEO of Blueprint Health, Unity Stoakes, Co-Founder of StartUp Health, and Alex Fair CEO of Medstartr in discussing funding and various exmaples of sucessful commercialization strategies. Review avenues that have gained the most traction and which face the most challenges.


Coffee Break

Grab some coffee and network!


V. Building intellectual property portfolios

A good patent portfolio is a valuable asset for any company. The key to building a good portfolio other than having an original idea is having background knowledge in the field of the patents. The panelist will discuss strategic ways of building a high quality patent portfolio and obtaining this knowledge.


Bhaskar Rhamurthy
Lynx Patents, LLC.
Mike Ure
Lynx Patents, LLC


VI. Collaborating with health providers

Discuss avenues for partnerships with healthcare giants, commercialization strategies, and product development with health providers


Jahan Ali – SVP
New York Investing Fund
Anuj Desai – VP Market Development
New York eHealth Collaborative






Join us for a networking happy hour sponsored by Goodwin Procter! Register for details!


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