Mentoring sessions open first day of Medical Capital Innovation Competition in Cleveland

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Story excerpt provided by Cleveland Plain Dealer. Written by Julie Washington.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The second annual Medical Capital Innovation Competition allowed participating startups a practice swing before they had to deliver their business pitches with $50,000 on the line.

Professional and collegiate teams took part in mentoring sessions Monday, opening day of the two-day event taking place at the Global Center for Health Innovation in downtown Cleveland.

The mentoring sessions were designed to help 22 professional and six collegiate teams practice and perfect their pitches. On Tuesday, the teams will deliver their pitches to a panel of judges in hopes of winning prize money and mentorship opportunities.

These teams of innovators were chosen for their innovative approaches to using big data, machine learning and other cutting-edge technologies to improve health care, organizers said.

Click here to read the complete article. Originally published April 23, 2018.

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