Seattle Startup Week 2018 at Cambia Grove


TechStars Seattle Startup Week is an annual celebration of Seattle's vibrant startup culture, offering five days of exciting events to connect and empower our local entrepreneurial community. Cambia Grove is excited to announce that we will be hosting the health track events in our space!

Check out the list below for the health track events—all hosted here at Cambia Grove*:

Health Care 101

Monday, October 8, 1:30 PM–3:00 PM
Health care is highly regulated, slow to change and complicated. It is also ripe for innovative solutions from new technologies to drugs to processes. Join us to learn about what makes health care innovation both challenging and exciting.

Novo Nordisk Innovation Challenge - Launch Event

Tuesday, October 9, 3:00-5:00 PM
Great things happen when entrepreneurs and industry innovators work together. Join us at Cambia Grove for a panel discussion, where leadership from Novo Nordisk, and two Seattle-based startups will discuss how digital technology can be used to create a better future for those living with diabetes and explore opportunities where startups and industry can work together to make that future a reality.

Using the 5 Points of Health Care to Bring Your Product to Market

Wednesday, October 10, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
During this two-hour intensive workshop, you will learn how to position your market strategy using perspectives from startup founders and representatives of the 5 major stakeholders in health care: patients, payers, policy makers, providers and purchasers.

Complete Cloud Compliance

Wednesday, October 10, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
The cloud has moved so fast that even within the past year, technology options are totally different. Micro-services, managed services... the cloud is not what it used to be. How do healthcare companies fully meet compliance assurances in a dynamic cloud world?

Healthcare Startup Fundraising

Thursday, October 11, 2:00 PM-3:00PM
Digital health is one of the hottest sectors for venture capital investment in 2018, but the landscape is changing rapidly and can be difficult for entrepreneurs to navigate. Join us for a panel discussion about digital health investing and what entrepreneurs need to know to raise funds in 2018.

HealthTech Showcase-Your New and Improved Patient Experience

Thursday, October 11, 4:00 PM-6:00PM
See demonstrations of new tools that are already on their way to market. We’ll be showcasing a variety of apps, web tools, and futuristic, yet realistic, products and services. This will be a fun, dynamic, interactive event.


Thank you to the planning committee for your work in supporting health care innovation!

  • Terri Butler, University of Washington
  • Rachel Gerson, Radiology MD
  • Brian Glaister, Intellectual Ventures
  • Meher Khelifi, PhD MS University of Washington
  • Jessica Roberto, Life Sciences of Washington Institute
  • Ingrid Ruf, Life Sciences of Washington Institute
  • Corinne Stroum, KenSci
  • Jessica Hauflaire, Cambia Grove

*You will need a TechStars Seattle Startup Week pass to attend these events. Passes are available for $35 and give you access to over 170 Seattle Startup Week events across the city. Passes can be purchased here.