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The first session of our three-month intensive mentor-driven program officially started yesterday. The Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator, powered by Techstars will provide entrepreneurs in this field an amazing advantage to hone their business strategies and structure and be mentored by leading technology experts from Sprint, regional healthcare leaders and successful entrepreneurs from around the country.

Teams participating in the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator, powered by Techstars are developing solutions that encompass hardware, software platforms, transformative services, big data and mobile applications. Without further ado, the teams participating are:

Akibah
FitBark
Lifeline Response
Medicast
Ollo Mobile
Prime
Sickweather
Symptom.ly
Tenacity Health
Yosko

The ten teams come from all different regions of the U.S plus Australia, but they all have excellence in common. With the quality of these ten startups, we have no doubt they’ll achieve amazing things during the program. Follow along with our program on Twitter at @sprintaccel and on the hashtag #givefirst.

 

John Fein John Fein
John is the founder and Managing Partner of Firebrand Ventures, one of the most active seed funds in the greater midwest. He has over 25 years experience in startups and tech. Prior to Firebrand John served as Managing Director for Techstars in Kansas City. While at Techstars he ran three accelerator programs, investing in 30 startups. John was previously part of five startups, including one he cofounded. He also spent nine years at UnitedHealth Group, managing multi-billion dollar projects and scaling their Kansas City operation from zero to 1,500 employees.

John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Clark University.