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MATTER turns four!

February 14, 2019

Four years ago this week, we opened MATTER’s doors with 30 startup companies, a few programs and a thesis: collaboration is the best way to improve healthcare.

Since then, we’ve continued to break down the barriers to healthcare innovation by bringing the right people together in meaningful ways. Today, our startups range from those that are barely more than ideas, to companies with millions o…

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The evolution of health data: A fireside chat with J&J Innovation’s Rowan Chapman

February 12, 2019

With the evolution of technology, health data has advanced far beyond the individual, static data point of the past. But while this advancement promises to improve human health, it also raises big questions: Who owns the data, who controls it and how do we connect it to deliver value to patients?

On February 5, Rowan Chapman, head of J&J Innovation, California, joined us at MATTER for a fi…

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Five startups advancing innovation in diabetes management

February 8, 2019

This week at MATTER, five startups with innovative ideas to improve diabetes management worked with Novo Nordisk and MATTER mentors to further develop and test their solutions. The startups — Adelie Health, xBird, SimpleC, MedoPad and HumanCapitalWorks — were chosen from a competitive pool of teams who presented their concepts at the Novo Nordisk Innovation Challenge Demo Day in December 2018. …

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MATTER members raised $260M in 2018, generated $102M in revenue

January 28, 2019

MATTER’s 2018 Year in Review highlights accomplishments as the innovation hub enters its fifth year

January 29, Chicago, IL — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, today released a report highlighting the MATTER community’s successes in 2018.

Read the report.

Collectively, MATTER startup members raised $260 million in funding and earned more than $102 million in revenu…

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Startup Shoutouts: January 25, 2019

January 25, 2019

Every day, innovators across the MATTER community are building new solutions that accelerate innovation, advance care and improve lives. Here’s a look into the most noteworthy headlines from the past few weeks.

“Aiva, meet Thrive Senior Living.”

Aiva Health is working with Atlanta-based senior living community, Thrive Senior Living, to integrate conversational artificial intelligence across a…

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