Datum: 06. - 10.03.2017

Startup Investment Mission to the U.S.

Ort: Pittsburgh / Cleveland / Austin (USA)


The program features a 5 day tour through three major American cities with strong healthcare markets, connecting participants to potential partners, customers, and industry leaders. Tour includes workshops, meetings and networking opportunities specifically developed and tailored to suit the specific needs and requests of each startup based on their submission during the application process. These tailored programs are to help startups build a successful business in the United States (nach Veranstalterangaben).

Who should apply?
European high-growth startups in the healthcare IT, healthcare services, and health tech industries with secured investment that are planning to scale and expand in the United States in the next 6-9 months.
20 European companies will be selected by SelectUSA.

6. bis 10. März 2017


Pittsburgh, PA / Cleveland, OH / Austin, TX (USA)


Sunday, March 5
Arrive in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Monday, March 6
All day – draft agenda as follows:
• Program overview and networking breakfast
• Welcome: Office of the Governor
• “This is Nerdvana”: Navigating the Pittsburgh tech map
• Landing and growing your health tech firm in Pittsburgh
• Roundtable lunch with medical, healthcare and commercial partners
• Investment Session with PLSG Accelerator Fund (TBC)
• Networking reception with tech and healthcare communities

Tuesday, March 7
Morning – half day program
• One to one meetings/company visits
Afternoon – travel to Cleveland, Ohio

Wednesday, March 8
All day – draft agenda as follows:
• Insight into Cleveland/Northeast Ohio’s startup ecosystem
• Tour Cleveland Health-Tech Corridor
• Partners/Company Briefings with (TBC): Cleveland Clinic; University Hospitals; Flashstarts (accelerator and VC fund); Akron Children’s Hospital; Metrohealth Medical Center; CASE Western Reserve University; Cleveland State University
• Meet the entrepreneurs: Presentations and Q&A by Cleveland’s success stories

Thursday, March 9
Morning – half day program
• One to one meetings/company visits
Afternoon – travel to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest (SXSW)

Friday, March 10
• Office of Governor Greg Abbott event (TBC)
• Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati hosted networking event

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