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About APIS Health Angels

APIS Health Angels is an investment group formed to help healthcare startups seek funding, invite new investors to dip their toes in the healthcare investing world, and grow the healthcare startup community. Conferences are held twice a year for startups to network, pitch their companies, and attempt to wow investors for an investment opportunity. We also hold workshops often for startups and investors to learn more about running businesses, seeking investment, and investing. This is a perfect springboard to meet investors and fine-tune your message. And offers a chance to win up to a $200k investment!

Angel Conference for startups seeking funding to start a business

6 Month Program

40+ Startups

40 Investors

Enter your company in the APIS Health Angel Conference to win funding for your health startup

Sparking growth in the health startup community with educational resources for investors and startups

Early startup founders are still building a bedrock of competencies and business fundamentals. The first steps in our program are dedicated to assisting in this. Our Workshops are free, virtual, and recorded for your convenience.

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Learn about participating in the APIS Health Angel Conference as an investor. Find out if you qualify as an accredited investor, learn how the conference works, and submit an interest form.

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Learn about participating in the APIS Health Conference as a company seeking funding.

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Round 1 Winner of the APIS Health Conference

Cohort 1 Conference was a success! Our first APIS conference has been completed and was a very fruitful experience for both startups and investors. Our winner was Kairos Technologies, a health startup focused on saving lives through medical adhesion barriers. Their goal is to use their technology to become the standard for cardiac surgeries and to save and improve the lives of children and other cardiac patients.

Learn More About Kairos TechnologiesRead the Geekwire article
Karios Technologies
Angel Conference investing funding and networking event

Cohort 2 Dates

Please reach out to crossnichol@apishealthangels.com 
to receive current Cohort 2 Dates. 

Company ApplicationInvestor Interest Form

Meet our team

Mary Waiss APIS 2 fund manager

APIS 2 Fund Manager: Mary Waiss

Announcing Mary Waiss who will be the Apis 2 Cohort Fund Manager. Mary was a company founder in SAC 1 and 2 and is pleased to return as the Fund Manager. Mary is an accomplished entrepreneur, organizational leader, and board member with a demonstrated track record of success helping biotechnology, life science, and healthcare technology organizations maximize their market potential. She is a recognized expert in healthcare product commercialization, able to draw upon a career-long combination of business acumen, clinical credentials, and strategic insight to develop innovative (and often disruptive) new products and business models for improving healthcare access. Mary has a history of leading fundraising efforts among the angel investing and VC communities.

Elizabeth Cross Nichol program manager for APIS Health Angel conference

Program Manager: Elizabeth Cross Nichol

"The Health Innovation space is flourishing. There are great opportunities to make a difference in how we provide services to patients, manage the administrative offerings around care delivery, and reduce costs but magnify benefits. If you have an idea with a clear product-market fit we invite you to join us."

Our Sponsors

We would not be able to run this program without the help of our sponsors.

How does one "learn by doing"? About our methods.

Screenshot of an APIS Health Angels workshop for startups and investors

Hands on Training for Investors

We run workshops for investors to understand
the requirements to conduct due diligence on a company.
The investors then conduct this due diligence.

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Real-World Experience

Company applications are the real world examples for our investors to analyze. The investors study the applications to identify which companies demonstrate strengths to make them successful. Through active discussions, the investors select finalists which are showcased at a final demo day (end of March). The winning company receives a $200,000* of pooled investment funds. *Actual amount invested depends on the total dollars raised.

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Investor panel
APIS Health Conference networking event

Experienced Investors share their expertise

We have an experienced program team which uses a proven-and-replicated methodology.

Combining experienced and new investors encourages accelerated knowledge flow.

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Our speakers are active participants in Angel Investing and the Startup Ecosystem

Lessons they share come from their engagement in building successful startups, negotiating initial funding arrangements, and completing transactional events.

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Screenshot of an APIS Health Angels workshop speaker

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Learning by Doing

Test your muscles.

Explanation Videos

Learn individually and in a group.

Expert Speakers

Learn from those that have learned, perhaps fallen, and moved forward.

Live Streaming

Ask your questions in real time in multiple medias.

One On One Training

Get your specific questions answered.

Q&A Sessions

Ask the easy and the difficult questions. No one has all the answers but collectively we learn.

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