HCF Catalyst is a 12 week accelerator program specialising in health tech. The program is driven by Slingshotters and covers: Business Modelling (using Ash Mauyra’s Lean Canvas methodology), Traction and customer insights, Branding and marketing, Financial modelling, Pitch coaching and Corporate engagement. There is also an additional three month incubation program focused on driving results, as well as a demo day.
Other key features include seed investment of up to $150,000 from the Slingshot Venture Fund (and the opportunity for next-round investment) and access to HCF business units and senior staff.
The criteria for HCF Catalyst is based on applicants having (a) an idea that aligns to one of the HCF Catalyst Themes, (b) a fantastic team, (c) the ability to deliver an MVP within three months, and (d) global aspirations.
The HCF Catalyst Themes are based on HCF’s interest in businesses that improve the quality of health care deliver and ultimately people’s health:
– Making health care more affordable
– Making health care more understandable
– Delivering high quality health care
– Making health care more customer centric