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MATTER selects 10 startups for inaugural Accelerating Innovation in Aging cohort

May 18, 2022

Innovators enter international accelerator to advance solutions reducing social isolation and loneliness for older adults

May 17, CHICAGO — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, has announced the first cohort of entrepreneurs to participate in the Accelerating Innovation in Aging accelerator, supported by the RRF Foundation for Aging. The selected solutions leverage mean…

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MATTER and CareQuest Innovation Partners announce inaugural cohort for SMILE Health

May 10, 2022

Five startups selected to participate in accelerator at the intersection of oral health improvement and health equity advancement

BOSTON and CHICAGO, May 6, 2022 — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, and CareQuest Innovation Partners, a company focused on validating and scaling solutions that improve the oral health of all, today announced the inaugural cohort of early…

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Three MATTER startups acquired in Q1 2022

May 4, 2022

Highlighting startup acquisitions in the MATTER community

According to Emergen Research, the patient engagement industry is valued at $13.49 billion. In the first quarter of 2022, three patient engagement startups in the MATTER community were acquired: Pack Health was acquired by Quest Diagnostics; Healthy Interactions was acquired by VillageMD; and TapCloud was acquired by WellSky.

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Inaugural MATTER Momentum accelerator cohort announced

January 25, 2022

Twelve companies will participate in a dynamic, six-month program

The MATTER Momentum accelerator, built exclusively for MATTER member companies, announces the twelve companies in the inaugural cohort. The six-month program will systematically step through the fundamentals of growing digital health companies and run from February to August 2022.

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MATTER receives grant from The Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust to address health equity in Chicagoland area

September 23, 2021

The grant will support new programming for innovators and organizations around advancing health equity

Chicago, IL — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, has received a $225,000 grant from The Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust to advance health equity throughout the Chicagoland area.

“MATTER is cultivating an innovation community that improves healthcare for …

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