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Independence Blue Cross announces finalists for $50,000 healthcare venture competition

Independence Blue Cross announced 15 finalists for its Game Changers Challenge earlier this week. What’s at stake? Up to three startups will win $50,00 and local support from those in the healthcare field. The finalists include Real Food Works, which we featured yesterday, 1DocWay, konciergeMD and curiously, the Please Touch Museum. The rest of the […]

Independence Blue Cross announced 15 finalists for its Game Changers Challenge earlier this week.

What’s at stake? Up to three startups will win $50,00 and local support from those in the healthcare field.

The finalists include Real Food Works, which we featured yesterday, 1DocWay, konciergeMD and curiously, the Please Touch Museum. The rest of the finalists are below the jump.

  • 1DocWay
  • Allazo Health LLC
  • Anikto LLC
  • Health Here Now
  • Kitchen Cred
  • konciergeMD
  • Limitless Spokes
  • My Race My Pace
  • Patient Ride Services
  • Pennsylvania Environmental Council
  • PhenotypeIT
  • Please Touch Museum
  • QuickSeeMD
  • Real Food Works, Inc.
  • RightCare Solutions

The startups will give presentations to the judges next week and winners will be announced by the end of the month.

Other partners in the competition include Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs, the Department of Public Health of the City of Philadelphia, Callowhill-based incubator Venturef0rth, and New York City-based ?What If! Innovation Partners.

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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes began as lead reporter at Technically Philly in July 2012. Previously, she was a city services beat reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News, as part of a project called β€œIt’s Our Money.” She is learning to drive, learning to bike (in the city) but is an expert at taking SEPTA. She grew up in North Jersey and Manila, Philippines but she left the tropics for Bryn Mawr College, where she majored in linguistics. She now lives in West Philly.

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