Thursday, January 26, 2017
Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Names New Startup Class
The Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Powered by Techstars has announced the next class of startups to join the healthcare accelerator, saying this morning that it has added eight startups to what will be the second class for the program. The new startups include Cerebro Solutions, ENSO, FIGS, Frame Health, HealthcareTTU, HealthTensor, Noteworth, and ReferralMD. Each of the companies receives $120,000 in seed funding, plus access to mentors, including Cedars-Sinai physicians, researchers and executives. Among the companies announced for this class, FIGS is a supplier of medical apparel and scrubs, known for its donations of scrubs to healthcare providers in need across the globe; ReferralMD is a system for healthcare specialty referrals; and Cerebro Solutions develops software for matching skilled labor with patient needs in hospitals.