Announcing the Sprint Accelerator powered by Techstars, bringing together the future of mobile health. Sprint is committed to bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Now, we want to bring that same freedom to the mobile health space — to spark a new revolution of inspired mobile health innovation.
The Sprint Accelerator, powered by Techstars, is a three-month, immersive, mentor-driven startup accelerator for ten companies that will be based in Kansas City. The focus is to help startups build the future of mobile health that changes the world one patient or consumer at a time. Whether enterprise, big data, or mobile, the future of mobile health begins with you and your team. Change lives forever and find success.
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Ten start-up companies will be chosen to gather in Kansas City for three months and incubate their ideas for bringing mobile innovation to the health world. They will work at the center of Kansas City’s thriving downtown area, collaborating with mentors and shaping the future of mobile health.
Chosen teams will receive:
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Any tech-powered start-up who has an innovative idea for a product and/or service that will propel mobile health forward. We’re looking for focused, well-rounded companies with strong, thoughtful ideas and an ability to execute.
Examples of the type of thinking we’re looking for might include: