LAFAYETTE, California., June 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Marie furlong & Associates (MFA) 18e What’s Next Longevity Annual Summit, June 16-17, announced the five finalists of his $ 10,000 Business plan competition. With the theme of Seize the moment: investing and partnerships in the longevity market, this year’s competition reflects the rapidly evolving 8 trillion dollars Marlet. With a focus on telehealth, telefitness, coaching and mental health, the plans will be judged by a panel of experts in the field of aging.
The five finalists include: Cynthia benjamin of Move together, offer the only digital therapeutic intervention to help people with Alzheimer’s and dementia reduce social isolation and remain independent at home; Ariel amos with Obie for the elderly, an advanced interactive projector that creates engaging play experiences that promote cognitive, social and active play for seniors; Robert stang of AyaPlaces, offer virtual home security checks, e-commerce products and services; Sandra saldana of Alva Health, to develop a neuromonitoring platform with the first indication in real-time stroke detection for elderly Americans at high risk of stroke; and Amy li of Dance4Healing, designed to make creating healthy habits creative and fun. Honorable mentions include EmpowerYu and To babble.
Judges for the business plan competition include leading investors Walls of hope, Nationwide companies; Christine brocato, Common mind health; Abby levy, Primetime Partners, Rick robinson, AARP Innovation Labs; Dan Gebremedin, Flare Capital; and John hopper, Ziegler Link-Age Fund. In addition, the conference will include an investor portal that will allow conference attendees to contact participating investors directly. Investor Portal organizations actively invest in the agetech space.
Keynote speakers for this year’s virtual event include John Accius, Senior Vice President, AARP, Jean Hagel, Author of The journey beyond fear, Alain Patricof and Abby levy from Primetime Partners, and Sandy Markwood, CEO, National Association of Regional Aging Agencies.
“In the United States, there are 50 million seniors. This is the fastest growing segment of the population, growing three to six times that of the rest of the population, ”notes Abby levy, Managing Partner and Co-founder of Primetime Partners. “This sector has historically been underserved by entrepreneurs and innovation compared to other populations, largely because few startups have been successful in growing. We see this changing quickly and look forward to working with partners. to continue to accelerate change. ”
Sponsors of the What’s Next Longevity Venture Summit event include: AARP Innovation Labs, Home Place, Ageless Innovation, Nationwide Ventures, VitalTech, iN2L, LifeBio, CareLinx, Ziegler Link • Age, Thrive, BrioCare, Caregiving Club and CAHBI.
For more information on the Venture Summit, visit www.boomerventuresummit.com.
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