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Tampa Bay Wave and its partners proudly present the HealthTech|X Accelerator, building on a legacy of 30 successful accelerators in a decade. We’re thrilled to launch this exclusive 90-day program, tailor-made for promising health technology startups ready to scale.

Our mission is to reinforce Florida’s position as a vibrant HealthTech hub. By attracting attention from the healthcare industry globally, we’re fostering a dynamic ecosystem of startups and top-tier talent.

Stay tuned for more details and how to apply for this exciting new accelerator!

Trulli

The Tampa Bay Wave Accelerator really helped us level up our company development. They bring tremendous value and a strong network that has helped us learn and grow.

Tran T. Huynh, D.O.
OpticSurg, PResident
Trulli

Criteria for Consideration

  • Business built with proprietary technology creating the next-generation of health technology products & solutions
  • Dedicated management of at least two full-time people
  • Ability to travel to Tampa at least 3 times during the 90-day program
  • Proof of market validation
  • Investable and/or scalable business
  • Viable business plan
  • Financial runaway of at least 6-12 months

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Accelerator Benefits

Guidance and Mentorship

  • Dedicated Support & Coaching
  • One of the largest mentor networks with various subject matter & vertical expertise, including programming designed to help you efficiently connect with the best mentors for your startup
  • 24/7 access to online portal for cohort companies and Wave’s Mentor Network
  • Continued support beyond accelerator program with free CORE membership for an additional 3 months

Community and Connections

  • Dedicated Support & Coaching
  • One of the largest mentor networks with various subject matter & vertical expertise, including programming designed to help you efficiently connect with the best mentors for your startup
  • 24/7 access to online portal for cohort companies and Wave’s Mentor Network
  • Continued support beyond accelerator program with free CORE membership for an additional 3 months

Access to Capital

  • Growing and engaged investor network with introductions based on readiness and investor fit
  • Capital coaching to help prepare for Pitches, Investor Meetings, etc.
  • Exposure during TechDiversity Demo Day (exclusively for accredited investors)

Exposure and Savings

  • $2,000 Travel Stipend provided to each accepted company to help offset the cost of travel to Tampa
  • PR and Marketing support to communicate successes and celebrate milestones
  • Flexible office space and meeting rooms access
  • Well-over $10,000 in annual savings with our perks partners
Chuck Melendi Jr. (Johnson & Johnson)
Healthcare Policy & Advocacy Director
Craig Anderson (BayCare Health System)
Director of Innovation
Dr. Haru Okuda MD, FACEP, FSSH (USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation – CAMLS)
Executive Director
Kirstie McCool (GuideWell Innovation)
Executive Director
Rachel Feinman (Tampa General Hospital)
VP Innovation (TGH InnoVentures)

Key Dates

Applications OpenComing soon
Applications DueComing soon
Program KickoffComing soon
Final Pitch NightComing soon

GET NOTIFIED

Click the button below and submit your name and email to be notified when the application opens up.