Announcing the Techstars Healthcare Accelerator Class of 2023

Mar 13, 2023

LOS ANGELES (March 13, 2023) – Techstars Healthcare Accelerator sponsored by Cedars Sinai, Point32Health, UCI Health, and United Healthcare is proud to announce the 12 startups selected for the Class of 2023. These passionate teams with strong technical backgrounds are going after big ideas in healthcare, ranging from maternal health to chronic disease management to medical devices.

Taking place in the thriving tech ecosystem of Los Angeles, the three month mentorship-driven program is bringing together founders from across the globe, along with a heavy US presence. The 2023 class was chosen for innovative healthcare solutions addressing underserved communities and populations.

This class also continues to build on our commitment to investing in diverse and underrepresented teams. Of the 12 companies, 10 are led by founders that identify as underrepresented. Thank you to our sponsors, partners, mentors, and Techstars alumni who help to make Techstars Healthcare successful.

Demo Day is scheduled for a special in-person event on June 8th, 2023! Founders will have an opportunity to pitch their businesses to a community of investors and mentors.

Introducing our 2023 Class for the Techstars Healthcare Accelerator!

Azra is the technology layer of value-based care.

Band Connect’s VirtuaCare Platform augments the clinician workflow by extending the in-clinic PT Rehab experience into the patient’s home.

Duality increases patient safety and reduces operational costs by accurately identifying patients with AI-powered facial recognition software.

Expect reduces maternal and child complications through the only OB-GYN approved pre & post natal fitness platform—covered by employers & health insurance.

Givers Health helps healthcare organizations scale care at home by training, supporting, and compensating family caregivers.

Handl Health is a SaaS platform that aggregates and contextualizes price transparency, insurance and demographic data to guide every healthcare purchasing decision.

HiPR Innovation is preventing pressure ulcers with The Feather: the first smart, dynamic, and reactive wheelchair cushion system.

iCardio builds AI algorithms for ultrasound, leveraging a proprietary dataset of 200M+ ultrasound images. 

A noninvasive medical device that precisely diagnoses cartilage deterioration in joints.

  • Lana (San Francisco, CA)

Lana’s patient experience platform engages patients while reducing nurse and clinical IT workloads

A closed-loop needle-free drug delivery platform that enables patients to administer daily injectable medications without a needle.

Youme provides online and telehealth therapy for kids, teens and families dealing with behavioral and mental health issues.

Meet the Managing Director
Matt Kozlov

Matt is the Managing Director of Techstars Los Angeles powered by J.P. Morgan, Techstars Los Angeles Accelerator, and Techstars Healthcare sponsored by Cedars-Sinai, Point32Health, UCI Health and UnitedHealthcare. Prior to joining Techstars Matt was the Head of Corporate Development at Telesign, a leading antifraud firm and one of LA’s fastest growing technology companies (acquired by BICS). Previously he was CEO of Moonshark, a venture backed by Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and Qualcomm bringing to market original mobile entertainment. He has also worked at Sony Music Entertainment (VP, Web & Mobile Products), Yahoo! (corporate strategy, product development) and Bain and Company (management consulting). He graduated from Harvard, where he studied economics.