CaseCTRL is delighted to have been a finalist in the 2022 Ignite Health Network Fire Pitch Competition and a winner of the $100,000 investment prize from Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health!
Ignite Healthcare Network discovers novel digital health and medical device innovations founded and led by exceptional women. Through the mentorship provided by a large ecosystem of nationally prominent healthcare providers, insurers and investors, selected entrepreneurs gain valuable insight into their marketplace. During the semi-final round, they are judged by expert leaders in the healthcare arena. Scores from the semi-finals are paired with the evaluations from their mentors, leading to the selection of the finalists who pitch live at Texas Medical Center, Innovation.
Out of 338 companies worldwide, CaseCTRL was one of the 8 top-scoring companies invited to pitch live at the Annual Fire Pitch Competition to compete for investment prizes in front of an audience of industry experts and investors. Fire Pitch Competition 2022 took place on November 3, 2022 at TMC Innovation in Houston, Texas.
8 incredible women led the following companies who were selected as finalists and winners: Adaptilens - Dr. Liane Clamen, CaseCTRL - Pamela Singh, Medecipher, Inc. - Stephanie Gravenor, Origin Healthcare - Dr. Christine Lum Lung, Prana Thoracic - Joanna Nathan, TumourVue - Gita Khalili Moghaddam, Ultrasound AI - Pamela Bonnett, Unmute - Colleen Leung.
Over the last 3 years, Ignite has helped participating companies receive over $2M in investments. This year, finalists shared over $450,000 in Awards!
Founded by Ayse McCracken and Cheryl Stavins, Ignite Health's Fire Pitch 2022 is sponsored by Memorial Hermann Health System, Accenture, Next Level Urgent Care, LLC, Cooley LLP, Houston Methodist, Johnson & Johnson, Texas Children's Hospital, McKinsey & Company, Norton Rose Fulbright, and The Menninger Clinic.
Awards are provided by Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health, SWPDC - Southwest National Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium, Newman & Newman, Inc., and HLTH.
Judges include - Hillary Biskner, MBA, FACHE, Rich Birhanzel, Michelle Stansbury, Emily Reiser, Angela Shippy MD, Rachel Rath, and Jay Goss who had the difficult job of judging these exceptional entrepreneurs!