Call for Applications:
Best in class launchpad for your life changing healthtech journey
For the last three years, we have successfully helped dozens of bright entrepreneurs launch and fund their new HealthTech ventures. We have also enabled a smooth integration of over 40 tech leaders into leading positions at existing HealthTech companies. Our program is built from within 8400 - The Health Network, and we enjoy top-level mentors, including leading industry CEOs, as well as top-level lecturers and speakers. We're partnering with leading hospitals, research universities, and top venture funds in the industry, who have joined in funding the program and supporting our participants. Additionally, we are supported by the Israeli Innovation Authority and leverage the best resources of 8400, a network of 350 industry leaders and supportive programs.
The SpearHealth program is your new HealthTech beginning
Do you have the vision, skills, and determination to revolutionize healthcare?
SpearHealth is the launchpad for tech entrepreneurs and executives ready to dive headfirst into the HealthTech sector.
Join our ranks and forge your path as a HealthTech game-changer, making an impact on countless lives.
SpearHealth Cohort #4
We are now launching SpearHealth Cohort #4, which features a comprehensive, multi-tiered educational program, complemented by a personalized approach for every participant. Our goal is to empower you on your path to success, whether that involves founding a new HealthTech venture or transitioning into an established organization. Throughout SpearHealth #4, you will meet peers, acquire the essential skills, knowledge, and support required to excel in the ever-evolving HealthTech landscape.
Cohort #4 of the SpearHealth program is an inspiring experience that will provide participants with the skills, knowledge, and connections needed to excel in HealthTech entrepreneurship and executive roles.
SpearHealth Academy – one month period
During SpearHealth Academy, participants will be immersed in the world of HealthTech. Key industry and ecosystem leaders will introduce topics such as:
HealthTech sectors and concepts in healthcare delivery
Business models and healthcare economics
Regulatory strategy and reimbursement considerations
Stakeholder identification and emerging trends
The Academy provides a solid foundation for participants to understand the complexities of the HealthTech landscape, setting the stage for their future success.
At the end of the Academy period, venture ideas would be evaluated for their level of maturity, and those that fit would continue to SpearHealth Foundry.
SpearHealth Foundry – 3 months period
When you are ready and following a matching process you will continue to the SpearHealth Foundry.
This entrepreneurship platform offers tailored mentorship, consulting, and education to accelerate the successful founding of your ventures. Venture Development: Master the process of HealthTech venture creation, from ideation to scaling.
Navigating the financial maze of US healthcare system, and choosing your business model.
Participants in the SpearHealth Foundry will be introduced to key topics in funding a vital HealthTech venture, as:
HealthTech venture creation, unmet need and market validation
Navigating intellectual property and legal frameworks
Assembling and leading high-performance HealthTech teams
Fundraising process and managing investor relations
Executives who will not be continuing to the Foundry will have the opportunity to enjoy and be exposed to the HealthTech network and its potential employment opportunities.
Upon completion of the program, graduates will join the growing active community of SpearHealth members. They will continue to benefit from ongoing learning, professional mentoring, and networking opportunities, ensuring long-term success in the HealthTech ecosystem.
When & Where
Submission deadline: 15 July, 2023
Academy first session: October 17, 2023 and then, bi-weekly for one month
Foundry initiation: November 28, 2023 and then, bi-monthly for three months
Before you Apply
SpearHealth is looking for HealthTech entrepreneurs and executives who are passionate and committed about making a positive impact on healthcare and have the drive to create innovative solutions to pressing healthcare problems.
The program requires at least 90% attendance
Admission decisions will comply with equality, diversity, transparency and conflict of interest criteria
A participation fee of 1,200 NIS will be incurred (~10% of the full program cost per participant)
How to apply?
Interviews and reference checks will be held up until August 15, 2023
Admission offers will be made by August 31, 2023
Please apply using the application form button below.
Note: During the application process, you will be requested to submit the following:
CV – up to 1 page
Contact details of 2 references
A short essay (up to 150 words) detailing your interest in HealthTech and what you hope to gain from the program. If you already have an idea or venture you're working on, do tell us about it.