Startup ForumCategory: Startup CompetitionsHealthcare Entrepreneurship Community Challenge New York
foundersbeta Staff asked 2 years ago

Do you have a healthcare-focused business idea or startup? Apply now to the Healthcare Entrepreneurship Community Challenge, a program hosted by Hofstra University with over $60,000 in cash and prizes for entrepreneurs who are developing products or services that will create wellness in an underserved community. Applications are due by 11:55PM EST on March 15, 2019 at

The Healthcare Challenge is part of the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Regional Innovation Strategies i6 Challenge and is hosted by Hofstra University’s Center for Entrepreneurship. The signature prize money sponsor is Northwell Health, New York State’s largest healthcare provider and private employer. The innovation must address the 2019 topic “Creating Wellness” and solve a healthcare problem facing one or more underserved communities in NYC, Long Island, and the Hudson Valley.

This year’s competition includes a $5,000 “Community Impact Award” for diverse entrepreneurs who are solving suburban healthcare issues sponsored by the Hofstra University National Center for Suburban Studies. Prize money sponsors include Digital Remedy, Ernst & Young, Nixon Peabody, and the NuHealth Foundation. In-kind sponsors include Intelligent Product Solutions and the Hofstra ideaHUb. Questions? Email us at and check the FAQ on our website.