We had a chat with the Slingshot Accelerator and HCF teams about everything HCF Catalyst and what kind of Startups and Scaleups HCF and Slingshot are looking for.
Looking to drive efficiencies in the sector and improve healthcare for all Australians is not-for-profit health insurer HCF, through its HCF Catalyst accelerator program.
With the HCF Catalyst accelerator program now opening applications for its third year, we looked at what the team is looking for in applicants.
Heba Shaheed, founder of The Pelvic Expert Heba Shaheed is the founder of The Pelvic Expert, an online platform providing education and solutions for women with pelvic health issues, including nutrition, exercise, and self-care advice. Tell us what gets you firing every morning? The lack of education and awareness currently out there on women’s health… Read more »
Professor Hung Nguyen, University of Technology Sydney Hung Nguyen is Professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering and Director of the Centre for Health Technologies at UTS. He has been involved with research in the areas of biomedical engineering, artificial intelligence, neurosciences and advanced control for more than 25 years. He has developed several biomedical… Read more »
Sheena Jack is the CEO of HCF. She has been a key member of the HCF executive team for more than 10 years, first as Chief Financial Officer and then as Chief Strategy Officer from 2014. What gets you firing every morning? I think it’s generally a really great time to be in business; there’s just… Read more »
According to the Australia’s Health 2016 report, Australia’s health expenditure hit $155 billion in 2013-14, or 9.8 percent of the country’s GDP; this was up from $150 billion in 2012-13, and almost $95 billion, adjusted for inflation, in 2003-04. This spend is due to a population that is both growing and ageing, with advancements in… Read more »
Slingshot has opened applications for its second HCF Catalyst accelerator program, looking to find healthtech startups working to improve the healthcare sector in some way.