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October 12, 2016

Partnership Rockstart and, Dutch Health Valley to support health startups

Startup accellerator Rockstart and Health Valley Netherlands have announced a new partnership. The goal is to give Rockstart’s Digital Health startups more resources to build and scale their businesses. Health Valley, the most influential health network in the Netherlands, is comprised of over 700 companies and institutions supporting health tech innovations.

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Rockstart and Health Valley have been working together since the launch of the Rockstart’s Digital Health Accelerator. With the expanded partnership, Rockstart Digital Health founders will receive the full benefit of Health Valley’s extensive resources and network for their first 1000 days.

Health Valley will provide founders of both the first and second class of the Rockstart Digital Health Accelerator with networking and mentorship opportunities, investment advice plus marketing and business development support.  Also, startups can participate for free during all 28 Health Valley events, including pitching at the annual Health Valley Event on March 9th 2017 for more than 1400 attendees.

“We see our partnership with Rockstart as an excellent opportunity to build our international network. Rockstart attracts founders from all over the globe, and by working closely with them to ensure their success, we increase the value of our total network.”, says Marc Kalf, Health Innovation Manager at Health Valley.

Casper Smeets, Rockstart Digital Health program director, adds. “In the world of health, you need strong partners. This new relationship provides huge benefits for all our health founders.” With the support of Health Valley, Rockstarts’ health startups can increase their speed to market.

Rockstart’s Digital Health Accelerator launches 26 October with its second class of digital health entrepreneurs.

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