Tech4Eva FemTech Start-up Acceleration Program.
Applications are now open for the FemTech Start-up Acceleration Program, a 9 month equity free global program for companies developing innovative solutions to improve technologies relating to women’s health with international reach.
To create long-term impact for FemTech start-ups and create a global FemTech Community.
Femtech & Women’s Health The global 9-month equity free global start-up acceleration program will help selected start-ups companies to refine their business models and go-to-market process strategy, to meet investors and potential customers and connect them with leading FemTech hubs around the globe through its international roadshows.
The program aims to help selected start-up companies to:
Meet potential customers
Refine their business models
Go-to-market process strategy
Gain visibility through international roadshows
Get personalized technical and business coaching
FemTech innovative solution in one or more of these areas:PreventionTreatment & CareWellnessOncologyFamily lifeImmune and Heart diseasesBrain, Bone HealthMenopausePeriod healthMental health & WellbeingFertility & InfertilityPregnancy & post-partum
Products and services could take the following forms:AppsInsurTechAI servicesDiagnosticsPersonal productsApplication softwareMonitoring equipmentOutcome managementIoT preventive medicineConsumer non-durablesB2C information platformsTherapeutics/wearable devices
Benefits for Start-ups Selected by the Accelerator
Exposure to international investors
Access to a unique knowledge from payer’s perspective
Access to one of Europe’s leading healthcare ecosystems
9 months of tailored coaching and specialized workshops
Direct feedback from a panel of technology experts from EPFL network and the University
Develop pilot projects with Group Mutuel or its partner companies
A desk at La Forge, the incubator of EPFL Innovation Park in Lausanne
All start-ups developing innovative solutions to foster women’s health are welcome to apply to this program. Priority will be given to those start-ups that:Are Tech DrivenHave a strong teamAre in the field of FemTechFemale and/or male foundersDemonstrate growth potential and traction to customersHave a product /service that is ready to be commercializedAre looking for international development and further fundraising
Are committed to attend diligently all the mandatory program activities (1-2 senior team members). Avg commitment per week 1- 2 hours.
The program Tech4Eva is open to start-ups and innovative projects from Switzerland, Europe and around the globe. They will accept both early and late stage companies. Ideally you are working on your go-tomarket strategy and/or are considering fundraising and have market traction.
Applications are reviewed by a selection committee and include personal interviews for shortlisted start-ups prior to selection.
Maximum of 15 start-up and 5-10 innovative early stage projects.
They accept all Founders or CEOs building products and solutions for women’s health.
The program will also accept a limited number of promising projects in FemTech that have not yet incorporated, as associated members of the program, where business training and mentorship will be offered.