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MATTER adds seasoned entrepreneurs as venture acceleration fellows to help member companies grow

June 16, 2020

Over the last five years, we have cultivated a community of executives, entrepreneurs and subject matter experts who help our member companies grow their businesses. Through our extensive programming, we help our members with all aspects of envisioning and building a business — from the moment they have a minimum viable product to when they’re ready to scale.

Our offerings are ever-evolving, a…

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tales from the trenches

Maven’s Kate Ryder shares her startup journey and advice for founders at Tales from the Trenches

June 10, 2020

Almost 80 percent of household healthcare decisions are made by women — women are most likely to take care of family members when they get sick and often guide how and when their children and families go to the doctor. However, the vast majority of digital health startups are founded — and run — by men.

It was that observation that led Kate Ryder to found Maven in 2014. Now, Maven operates the…

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matter challenges

Three Lakes Foundation and MATTER announce project to empower pulmonary fibrosis patients, caregivers and providers to share experiences and inspire innovation

June 1, 2020

The PF Perspectives Project asks members of the pulmonary fibrosis community to identify their barriers to care to inspire innovation.

Chicago, IL — Three Lakes Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the diagnosis, care and treatment of people living with pulmonary fibrosis (PF), and MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, today announced the relaunch …

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community

Meet the newest additions to the MATTER startup community

May 29, 2020

The newest startups at MATTER are simplifying virtual team collaboration, keeping children safe while they’re sleeping and helping stroke survivors rehabilitate in their own home. Take a minute to meet them and see the heroic change in healthcare happening today.

AIQ Solutions — Madison, Wisconsin

AIQ Solutions has developed a medical software technology platform, driven by artificial intelli…

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press release

mHUB, MATTER and 1871 Raise $1.55M in Funding to Mobilize the Chicago Tech Community to Fight COVID-19

May 27, 2020

Funders include the Searle Funds at the Chicago Community Trust, Walder Foundation and Bank of America

Chicago, IL, May 27, 2020 - mHUB, MATTER and 1871 announced today $1.55M in funding for Chicago Proactive Response (CPR) COVID-19, a collaborative initiative to develop and accelerate technologies to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic and provide economic relief for the region’s early stage…

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