LOS ALTOS HILLS, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthTech Capital, the only investing ecosystem focused exclusively on the HealthTech space, announced today that Asthmapolis is the winner of the "Most Promising HealthTech Company of 2012" and WellnessFX is the winner of the "People's Choice." These winners were selected at the October 26 HealthTech Conference 2012. This well-attended conference was organized by HealthTech Capital's three managing directors, Anne DeGheest, Don Ross, and Kathy LaPorte. The conference theme was on "How to Build a Business in the New HealthTech Ecosystem".
The "Most Promising HealthTech Company of 2012" winner Asthmapolis was determined by the investor panel. "Asthmapolis has huge potential to empower patients to manage their asthma. They obtained one of the first FDA-cleared mobile health solutions," said Anne DeGheest.
"We're thrilled to be selected by the HealthTech venture panel as the most promising company in health technology. It's a welcome confirmation of the early traction we've experienced to date," said David Van Sickle, co-founder and CEO of Asthmapolis. "Our team is committed to leading the field of mobile health innovation and together, with our world class customers and partners, we are making significant headway in reducing the costs and improving the day-to-day management of asthma."
"The People's Choice" award won by WellnessFX was determined by an online vote of all of the attendees that participated in the conference. "WellnessFX is changing personalized wellness. It is a unique combination of an extensive biomarker diagnostic and personalized phone consult with a healthcare professional of your choice," said Anne DeGheest.
"We want to empower consumers nationwide with better healthcare solutions, and we're very p
|SOURCE HealthTech Capital|
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