Benefitfocus Announces Selections for InnovationPlace Startup Cohort
Throughout the course of the program, founders and their teams from the selected companies will work with
The InnovationPlace cohort participants
The following companies were chosen following a thorough vetting process by the InnovationPlace selection committee:
- Cabinet: billed as "the people's pharmacy," Cabinet is an over-the-counter online pharmacy delivering
FDA-approved medicines directly to consumers.
- Edmit: helps families make smarter college borrowing decisions so they're better off after college; winner of the South by
Southwest(SXSW) EDU 2019 Startup contest. FutureFuel: exists to crush student debt for America's 44 million borrowers. Their Student Debt FinHealth SaaS platform supports a highly flexible employer program design and on average shaves half of a decade and $15,000off of a user's student debt. Awarded Top 100 Startups in the World by CNBC and backed by Salesforce Ventures, Vulcan Capital, Rethink Impact and other iconic institutional investors.
- Milk Stork: a breast milk travel solution for working mothers; chosen as one of Fast Company's World's Most Innovative Companies for 2019.
- mymedicalimages: a medical image sharing platform for patients and doctors founded on a simple idea that people should be able to view, share and manage a lifetime of medical images like they do their personal photos.
Wildflower Health: a platform solution that empowers women and their families to confidently navigate and access the care they need, when they need it; UC San Francisco's Health Hub Digital Health Awards, Best FemTech winner.
The intensive 15-week program begins with a kickoff from
Teams who successfully complete the program and meet the requirements of BenefitsPlace will be invited to attend
As the conclusion of this process, the selected companies will have the opportunity to have their offerings listed on BenefitsPlace,
BenefitsPlace is designed to enable employers to optimize their benefits strategy with the perfect mix of products. It applies AI-powered communication to deliver to employees personalized product suggestions and tips, so they can get the most out of their benefits all year long. Thanks to SelfPay, employees can pay for eligible BenefitsPlace products with any major credit or debit card without any required changes to payroll.
As a BenefitsPlace Partner, they will have access to one of the largest benefits communities in the world, which enables our customers and partners to connect via an array of options and stay connected online or in person.
To learn more about InnovationPlace, go to https://www.benefitfocus.com/innovationplace
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