A new venture capital fund, XT Ventures, led by Craig Lambert, founder of corporate innovation firm Slingshot, is on the hunt for startups in the sport, fitness, wellness and health sectors, with backing from health fund HCF. HCF’s tipped in a $5 million cornerstone investment in the XT Ventures High Performance Fund I, LP, through… Read more »
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.
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 »
Curo installs a set of sensors in a home to help families and carers of elderly people monitor their activity and wellbeing unobtrusively.
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.