Milwaukee Business Journal: Advocate Aurora seeks startups focused on female health, parenting innovation

Milwaukee Business Journal: Advocate Aurora seeks startups focused on female health, parenting innovation

Advocate Aurora Health is searching for technology startups across the U.S. that focus on female health and parent education.

Through Milwaukee-based subsidiary 83 Tech Harbor, the health care network with headquarters in Milwaukee and Downers Grove, Illinois, has launched a reverse pitch competition where the winning startups earn up to $200,000 and office space in Milwaukee for 12 months.

A reverse pitch is where companies are asked to provide solutions to challenges presented by the organizer of the competition.

The entry period for the reverse pitch competition opened Aug. 5. and closes Aug. 30. Ten semifinalists will be selected in September and five finalists will pitch their ideas on Oct. 4 as part of Fall Experiment, a second-year, two-day event highlighting technology, creativity and innovation from the Milwaukee area. The winner of the reverse pitch competition will be announced after the finalists’ presentations.

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