PULSE@MassChallenge

To support digital health startups, the City of Boston, MeHI, MACP, and MassChallenge established the digital health innovation hub PULSE@MassChallenge. We believe that when entrepreneurs and the community come together to solve problems, we will accelerate innovation and transform healthcare. Our community comprises startups, Champions, business mentors, medical healthcare professionals, digital health enthusiasts, and people passionate about our shared mission of improving health through entrepreneurship.  

Program Benefits

  • Every startup at PULSE receives a partnership offer before the program through our matchmaking process
  • Free office space located in the Fenway neighborhood adjacent to the Longwood Medical Area
  • A community of experts, partners, and innovation enthusiasts
  • More than $250K in equity-free prizes
  • Structured Goals and Milestones project management process facilitated by PULSE
  • Startups see measurable growth in revenue, funding, and employee size

Timeline

Pulse Finale

5 June 2018

Pulse Applications Open

12 September 2018

Pulse Applications Close

12 October 2018

Pulse Startup Showcase

3 December 2018

Judging & Matchmaking

4 & 5 December 2018

2019 Orientation

14 January 2019

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Featured Startups

2018 PULSE Finalist
Pillo Health
Health and Wellness
2018 PULSE Finalist
Medumo
Healthcare IT
2018 PULSE Finalist
Folia Health, Inc.
Healthcare
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Nick Dougherty
Managing Director
Nick Dougherty is the Program Manager of PULSE@MassChallenge. Nick began working in healthcare as a Student at Boston University’s College of Engineering. Upon graduating he co-founded VerbalCare, a platform intended to help non-verbal patients communicate and, after completing a term at MassChallenge, the company was acquired by Medical Specialties Distributors in 2015.

Pulse Partners

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Mission

MassChallenge strengthens the global innovation ecosystem by accelerating high-potential startups across all industries, from anywhere in the world.