StartUp Health Partners with Janssen on Three Year Health Innovation Program

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The Health Innovation Program Connects StartUp Health’s Global Army of Health Transformers, Startup Insights and Emerging Tech Solutions with Janssen’s Healthcare Leadership

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We believe that the best & fastest way to improve the wellbeing of billions of people is to make it easier for organizations to collaborate with the entrepreneurs passionately working on transforming health. - Steven Krein, CEO, StartUp Health

StartUp Health, which is organizing and supporting a global army of Health Transformers, announced today that it has signed a three year collaboration with Janssen Research & Development, LLC., to connect its senior leaders more directly to digital health entrepreneurs, innovators and disruptors.

The collaboration will enable a more efficient connection to StartUp Health’s highly curated and rapidly growing community of digital health startups and global army of over 350 Health Transformers spanning 5 continents, 16 countries and 60+ cities. StartUp Health will also provide Janssen’s leaders with ongoing insights on emerging technologies, business models and overarching trends in digital health as well as creating multiple pathways to help them more effectively collaborate with digital health entrepreneurs, innovators and disruptors.

Steven Krein, co-founder and CEO of StartUp Health said, “It’s an honor to partner with Janssen, one of the world’s most important health companies. We believe that the best and fastest way to improve the wellbeing of billions of people is to make it easier for organizations like Janssen to collaborate with the entrepreneurs passionately working on transforming health around the world. This program is an exciting opportunity to make that happen.”

About StartUp Health
In 2011, StartUp Health introduced a new model for transforming health by organizing and supporting a global army of entrepreneurs called Health TransformersTM. StartUp Health is investing in 10 health moonshots with the long-term goal of improving the health and wellbeing of everyone in the world. With the world’s largest digital health portfolio (more than 170 companies spanning 5 continents, 16 countries and 60+ cities), StartUp Health’s long-term platform for entrepreneurs includes the StartUp Health Academy, StartUp Health Network, StartUp Health Media and StartUp Health Ventures. StartUp Health was founded by Steven Krein and Unity Stoakes and is chaired by former Time Warner CEO, Jerry Levin. StartUp Health’s notable strategic partners and investors include AARP, Aurora Health Care, California Health Care Foundation, Children’s Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado, UCHealth, Steve Case, Mark Cuban, Esther Dyson, Brad Feld, Genentech, GE Ventures, Janssen Research & Development, LLC., Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and SeventySix Capital. Learn more at http://www.startuphealth.com.

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