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Thrive together: How a MATTER membership fuels startup innovation

June 11, 2024

Last week, MATTER hosted a virtual info session delving into MATTER’s Select and Flex memberships, programmatic offerings for each membership — such as our Digital Curriculum and Expert Clinic — and more.

MATTER supports healthcare startups at all stages of growth by providing access to learning and development opportunities, capital, customers and a dynamic community. With over 1,000 startups…

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Startup Spotlight: Scripted

May 31, 2024

James Lott, founder and CEO of Scripted, discusses his startup’s unexpected beginnings and hard-won triumphs.

The Startup Scripted empowers local pharmacists to prescribe and treat common conditions, offering a convenient and affordable alternative to traditional doctor visits.

The Challenge According to a 2021 report by the Association of Academic Colleges, the United States could face a s…

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Listen now: Partner Insights with MATTER, featuring VSP Vision

May 30, 2024

Three startups discuss vision care accessibility and equity in a conversation moderated by Will Flanagan of VSP Vision’s Global Innovation Center.

Eighty-four percent of people rate vision as the most important sense — and 97 percent agree that having healthy eyes is important — only half schedule an annual eye exam. As our population ages, we expect demand for vision care to grow, along with …

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MATTER wraps up second 51 Labs women’s health accelerator

May 22, 2024

Ten startups working to reduce maternal mortality concluded the program with a final showcase to key stakeholders.

May 22, 2024, CHICAGO, IL — Today, 51 Labs, MATTER’s women’s health accelerator, wrapped up its challenge focused on advancing the development of innovations addressing maternal mortality in the United States. Following a keynote address from Dr. Elizabeth Cherot, president and CE…

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Spring 2024: Meet the newest members of the MATTER startup community

May 13, 2024

Recently, 14 startups became part of the MATTER community as Select members. Our new members span different areas of healthcare, from digital health to medical devices and more.

If you’re interested in joining the MATTER community, you can learn more about our membership options here. You can also view our innovation challenges here.

Meet the startups Emboa Medical — West Lafayette, Indiana: …

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