Dear Colleagues, 

In just one month we will be holding our 16th Annual Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit and Business Plan Competition at the Claremont Hotel and Spa in Berkeley, California! 

On June 5th and 6th next month, more than 250 thought leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs will come together to share their insights on business opportunities, marketing trends, and innovative partnerships driving the $7 trillion longevity economy. Don't miss out, tickets for the Summit have sold out the last two years!

Register before May 15th for 20% off with: sv19fom20

Our Summit is the only event to truly showcase the inspiring work of women investors and entrepreneurs in the longevity space! Read our latest blog post to learn more about the women we are highlighting at this year's event.

There are just a few exhibit spots left! Email Jennifer to learn more at:
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May 2019
16th Annual Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit
The Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit and Business Plan Competition  will take place June 5-6, 2019. It  is the first, and one of the most significant, gatherings of venture capitalists, angel investors, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives focused on the longevity economy. Attracting more than 200 leaders in the fields of aging and health, it is the place where forward-thinking entrepreneurs and VCs meet to create innovative products and services for the global longevity marketplace. 
Register  here!

Jintel Health Secures Funding and Appoints CEO 

Jintel Health, Inc., a technology innovator in advanced analytics and artificial intelligence for precision medicine with a focus on cancer, appointed David C. Dvorak as Chief Executive Officer and successfully completed its current round of financing. The company's founder, Ping Zhang, PhD, will assume the new role of President. David is a recognized leader with a more than 20-year proven track record as Executive Officer of global healthcare technology enterprises, including serving as CEO of Zimmer Biomet (Fortune 500) from 2007 to 2017 and Chairman of Board of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) from 2014 to 2017.

Jintel's Precision Intelligence platform  has been successfully implemented at large healthcare institutions like Intermountain Healthcare where the combined clinical, genomic, and outcome data are analyzed using its proprietary machine learning tools to advance precision medicine and enable novel discoveries for cancer patients.


LifePod Solutions Wins Best of Show Award
Family Caregiving News from AARP
If you missed AARP's April webinar on technology and building business solutions for family caregivers, watch it now. AARP's Bob Stephen hosted extreme  cleaning expert Matt Paxton, Uber Health's Dan Trigub, and Sanjay Khurana of AARP Services, Inc, for a rich discussion about innovation in the caregiving market. The next webinar on June 19th will dive deep into the new Home Alone Revisited report.  Email Leslie Siphers ( ) to register. 

To stay up-to-date with all family caregiving news, make sure you've subscribed to AARP's Family Caregiving Insider Newsletter. This new digest is about those 40 million Americans currently caring for loved ones and it is created for the policy-makers, practitioners, advocates, leaders of industry, media, and communities who have the power to change the conditions in which America's family caregivers live, work, and care every day. 

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Silicon Valley Innovation Competition Call for Submissions
The Silicon Valley Innovation Competition is hosted by Mary Furlong & Associates and sponsored by AARP Innovation Labs! The 2019 Challenge Statement is: Using disruptive technology, how can we promote financial empowerment and resilience through solutions that leverage social connections? Submit here by May 17th. 

Senior Cohousing in San Francisco

In a recent live radio broadcast on 91.7 San Francisco KALW, Wendi Burkhardt, the CEO and Co-founder of Silvernest, discussed the importance of shared housing alternatives for people to choose from as they age

Upward Labs Launches AgeTech Pilot Program

Upward Labs , based out of Hartford, CT, has launched a pilot program for AgeTech companies. They will select up to 5 startups who will receive an investment of $50,000 in cash and $250,000 in kind. This intensive lab is designed to prepare entrepreneurs for real-world applications by working with industry leaders such as Aetna, Cigna, AARP, Nassau Re, Benchmark, Stanley HealthCare, CareCentrix, Carrier (UTC), Lincoln Financial, and more.

Startups will have the opportunity to pilot their technology across 100 assisted-living units and 100 health-care homes, with full control over the success of their trial and tangible results to propel them into their next phase of growth.

Apply to their upcoming fall 2019 cohort here Applications close June 30th, 2019.

MyndVR 2.0 Released in Partnership with HTC's VIVE X

Last month, MyndVR announced the launch of MyndVR 2.0 in partnership with HTC's VIVE X accelerator. MyndVR is deploying Vive's standalone Focus headsets to provide easy-to-use, all-in-one immersive experiences for seniors and care partners. MyndVR is the leading provider of virtual reality solutions for senior care communities. Read the full press release here

Join Aloe Care Health at the Silicon Valley Summit

The Aloe Care Health team has been keeping busy! They enjoyed attending the 16th Annual What's Next Boomer Business Summit in New Orleans as well as Aging2.0's 3rd Annual Tech for Caregiving Showcase with CaringKind. These events led to amazing conversations with many experienced professionals in the fields of aging and caregiving. Join the team in Berkeley this June for the Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit and contact if you want to connect in-person. 

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