NurseSharkTank: Reverse Pitchathon with AARP

June 2018

Nurse Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Northeastern University in conjunction with AARP Innovation Labs presents Disruptive Solutions for Home Health Pitch Comptetition

Calling All Products, Prototypes, Apps and Ideas

Monday June 4th, 2018 5pm-10pm

Northeastern University East Village, 17th Floor
291 St. Botolph Street
Boston, MA 02115

We are excited to announce that this year’s Nurse Shark Tank will be a Pitch Competition event in partnership with AARP Innovation Labs and with support from the American Nurses Association.

This event is designed to bring together early stage startups to address opportunities to optimize solutions for independent living.

We welcome startups & entrepreneurs who have created solutions using disruptive technologies (artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, robotics, IoT & other  devices) to assist caregivers or nurses who empower individuals to live longer & more independently. If you are or know someone working in this space please direct them to our page.

For the best solutions we will give out 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes:

1st Place Prizes sponsored by Medline: $5,000, Winner: Wellivity 

2nd Place Prize:: $3,000, Winner: MyWoundDoctor

3rd Place Prize: $1,000, Winner: Empatica

AARP People’s Choice Awards: AARP’s people’s choice award will be chosen by the audience. This winning team will go on to the final AARP Innovation Hatchery Pitch Event in Washington DC in October 2018! Winners: Empatica and MyWoundDoctor


All winning teams will also include:

  1. Private 1:1 meetings with top leadership of AARP Innovation Labs, and Medline
  2. Winner’s Blog on Nurse Innovation & Entrepreneurship Website – and blog will be shared across all our social media and in 1 Newsletter!
  3. Private 1 hour meeting with Dr. Kevin Scanlon, experience Venture Capitalist and Professor at Northeastern University
  4. All teams will be invited back to serve as “Mentors” in our 2019 Hackathon – to further expand their networks…
Check out some of the pitches from last year here

 Do you have an award-winning workaround or an idea that keeps you up at night? Does it meet our early-stage startup criteria? Come pitch it to our panel! No pressure. At the end of the day, every nurse in attendance is looking to help each other succeed in their own entrepreneurial ventures. If you feel like you should apply, that’s probably because you should.

Join us for yet another fantastic night of pitching and networking.

June 4, 2018


Northeastern University
360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115



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