AARP 2017 Health Innovation@50+ LivePitch 4/12 & 4/13
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In less than one week the sixth annual AARP Innovation@50+ LivePitch (@innovationat50) event will take place on Wednesday, April 12 and Thursday, April 13, 2017 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. The event is a two day pitch competition for emerging startups in the caregiving technology and financial technology sectors. LivePitch will also include keynotes, featured speakers and panels of various thought leaders from around the globe with focus on innovation for the 50+ market.
Representing 38 million members, the power of AARP takes this pitch event up a notch. Only AARP’s Innovation@50+ LivePitch creates a dual-pitch event that also provides an audience of 100+ actual intended end user consumers who listen to the pitches and share feedback in real time, providing the companies absolutely invaluable market data on the spot.
Introducing the 2017 LivePitch Finalists
Over 200 companies submitted their applications to pitch their product and technology at this year’s event. In the past AARP has chosen 10 finalists, but this year they have expanded the competition and have chosen 20 emerging startups (as well as a few alternates), 10 each from the health technology and the financial technology spaces respectively. Find out more about each finalist below.
The 10 caregiving health technology company finalists:
Aegle Palette (@AEGLEPalette), San Francisco, CA, works to prevent and revert chronic diseases by empowering patients and providers with complete nutritional and lifestyle data.
AgeWell Global (@AgeWellGlobal), London, UK, seeks to improve the psychosocial well-being and health of less able older adults through tech-enabled, peer companions who address emotional, social, and physical health through regular home visits, periodic phone calls, and algorithm-driven referrals to health care providers and links to social networks in their communities.
BrainCheck (@BrainCheck), Houston, TX, offers a rapid, mobile cognitive tracking platform for cognitive health assessments to be a routine part of life for everyone. In under 10 minutes, they assess multiple cognitive domains, and deliver results immediately, tracking changes from a person’s baseline and from the population average.
Ceresti Health (@CerestiHealth), Carlsbad, CA, empowers family caregivers to tackle chronic conditions and care challenges for loved ones living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias. Their personalized digital health programs provide caregivers with education, support, care plans and coaching to improve patient care and reduce healthcare costs.
GoGoGrandparent (@GoGoGrandparent), Mountain View, CA, helps older adults access and use on demand transportation and offers extra tools for caregivers.
iBeat (@ibeatwatch), San Francisco, CA, is an emergency response network making the world safer by giving people the fastest access to care in an emergency via a smartwatch that continually monitors users’ heart activity. In an emergency, iBeat will instantly alert the user, their loved ones, and 911, helping ensure immediate care and potentially saving the user’s life.
Kinto (@kintocare), Cambridge, MA, is a smartphone app that helps family caregivers with finances, medical bills, prescriptions, legal documents, and simply keeping Mom or Dad safe, happy, and healthy. Kinto is always in your purse or pocket with practical advice, useful tools, and a community of fellow caregivers sharing their support.
Marvee (@AskMarvee), St. Petersburg, FL, is a voice-driven, care-companion service imbued with alerts, home safety and family interaction functions, providing awareness, peace of mind and social engagement.
PillDrill (@PillDrill), Las Vegas, NV, is a smart medication tracking system that intelligently modernizes the pill taking experience. PillDrill is easy to use, adapts seamlessly to any medication routine, and works whether a person manages their own medication regimen or someone else’s.
Siren Care (@SirenCare), San Francisco, CA, is a smart sock with sensors embedded inside the fabric that tracks temperature and can find injury in real time, improving the lives of people living with diabetes.
The 10 financial technology company finalists:
Abaris (@myabaris), New York, NY, is the platform for the Personal Pension, the first digital, diversified, and guaranteed way to generate income in retirement. The Personal Pension is a low-cost subscription product with no minimum and offered direct.
EverSafe (@EverSafeSeniors), New York, NY, is a learning system that protects seniors against fraud, identity theft and age-related issues by monitoring for erratic activity across accounts and institutions, alerting members and designated caregivers/professionals.
Fabric Wealth, Baltimore, MD, provides high quality financial advice to the mass affluent market
Golden, San Francisco, CA, financial care for your parents, managing seniors’ money, pays bills, increases government benefits, and reduces medical, housing and living costs – delivering an average savings of 20%.
LifeSite (@LifeSiteco), Mountain View, CA, helps people to manage life’s most important documents/information such as property, legal, medical, insurance, wills, trusts, passwords, etc. in our secure cloud platform, and easily share and collaborate with family members, advisors, real estate agents, and your trustees.
Pefin (@pefininc), New York, NY, is an AI financial advisor, customizing a long-term financial plan and a personalized savings strategy delivering real-time, actionable and fiduciary financial advice.
Shift, Milwaukee (@shiftsavings), WI, is an uber-easy savings application that helps its users Shift habits and mindsets, while saving money in the background of their everyday lives.
SilverBills (@SilverBills), New Rochelle, NY, receives, scrutinizes and ensures clients’ bills are paid correctly and on-time with a bill paying services using transparent technology.
True Link(@TrueLinkFin), San Francisco, CA, is a diversified financial services firm focused exclusively on supporting the needs of people in retirement via sophisticated financial algorithms to deliver personalized retirement investment plans.
United Income (@unitedincome), Washington, DC, offers holistic money management solution for older retail clients, using technology to understand consumer finance in ways never before possible.
Be sure to also check out the six alternate companies for both caregiving health technology and financial technology.
It is not too late to register for this year’s LivePitch Event. Visit AARP Innovation@50+ LivePitch for complete information about the event, schedules, event speakers and more about this year’s finalists.
Two of this Year’s Scheduled Speakers
Caregiving superheroes @RichardLui + @adrane chat at 6th AARP Innovation@50+ LivePitch Wed 4/12 https://t.co/hv1JTdryaV #innovate50 pic.twitter.com/hctB9dqExf
— AARP Innovation@50+ (@innovationat50) March 31, 2017