Accenture Becomes Newest Member of The StartUp Health Network

The StartUp Health Network Provides Access to Global Army of Health Transformers, Health Moonshot Mindset Coaching & Powerful Digital Health Insights

StartUp Health, which is organizing and supporting a global army of Health TransformersTM, announced that Accenture, one of the world’s leading professional services companies, has joined its exclusive StartUp Health Network. This builds on momentum from the HealthTech Innovation Challenge that was hosted at the StartUp Health Festival in San Francisco in January 2017.

The StartUp Health Network connects Accenture leaders to StartUp Health’s rapidly growing global army of nearly 400 Health Transformers in more than 60 cities and spanning 18 countries on five continents. StartUp Health will work closely with Accenture to streamline the process of working with Health Transformers, digital health entrepreneurs, innovators and disruptors. Startup Health will also provide Accenture’s leaders its proprietary Transformer Mindset Coaching program and access to its StartUp Health Insights.

“We are proud to be a member of The StartUp Health Network and look forward to working together to support a new generation of Health Transformers,” said Brian Kalis, managing director of digital health at Accenture. As part of the Accenture Innovation Architecture, this new effort will provide an environment for our health clients to easily connect into a global ecosystem of digital health startups.”

“By working with industry leaders like Accenture, and their world class clients, we are streamlining the process of connecting Health Transformers to those that can supercharge their progress. We only collaborate with partners who have a Health Moonshot Mindset – and we’re incredibly excited to have Accenture as a Member of The StartUp Health Network,” said Unity Stoakes, co-founder and president of StartUp Health.

StartUp Health and its global army of Health Transformers are on a 25 year mission to achieve 10 Health Moonshots essential to improving the health and wellbeing of everyone in the world. To date, twelve of StartUp Health’s companies have been acquired by companies including Intel, WebMD, Under Armour and Zimmer Biomet. StartUp Health’s portfolio— now 190 companies and growing— has raised more than $700M of funding since 2012. StartUp Health’s diverse portfolio currently comprises 40 percent “doctorpreneurs,” 30 percent female founders and 30 percent serial entrepreneurs.