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John Fein

John Fein has great experience with health, technology and startups. So you can see why he is a great fit to take on the Managing Director duties for the Sprint Accelerator for mobile health, powered by Techstars.

Welcome aboard, John!

David Cohen, founder, CEO and managing partner of Techstars, shared more about John’s background and how he’ll help mobile health startups selected for the Sprint Accelerator.

Announcing John Fein as Managing Director of the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator, powered by Techstars 

As David said, “Any tech-powered start-up who has an innovative idea for a product and/or service that will propel mobile health forward should consider applying.”

You have until Jan. 6 to apply.

John says health has always been one of his passions, and he’s excited about the prospects for using technology to take on the most troublesome challenges.

“The numbers are sobering. U.S. spending on healthcare costs is forecast to reach $4.4 trillion by 2018, and 75% of that is on preventable chronic diseases,” John said. “Only 15-20% of prescription medications are taken as prescribed. The stats go on and on.”

Check out more about the perspective John shared in CHANGING THE WORLD WITH TECHSTARS