Affiliate Companies

Affiliates are companies that have already made substantial progress in developing beta sites, strategic relationships, etc. The role of the accelerator for the Affiliate companies is to provide mentorship and networking for them to support their commercialization and institutional fundraising efforts.

Aidin logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company Aidin is a web-based referral platform for connecting patients with post-acute care, such as home health care and skilled nursing facilities. Aidin collects hard data about how post-acute providers perform and makes it easy for healthcare professionals to share that information with patients when they are choosing their post-acute provider.

Apellis logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company Apellis is an early stage biotechnology company focused on developing innovative therapeutics, primarily in the area of severe asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It has a second program aimed at protecting red blood cells against immune destruction.

Buzzy, developed by a mother of three and a pediatric emergency room physician, uses a combination of ice and vibration to desensitize the body’s sharp pain nerves. The over the counter device naturally blocks pain associated with needle sticks/shots in children and adults, and is also proven effective for IVs.

Carematix logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company Carematix has developed a suite of vital signs monitoring products that are low cost, user-friendly, web enabled, and modular. The Carematix Wellness System enables easy monitoring of basic wellness parameters, including blood pressure, pulse, weight, and blood sugar levels that are captured and transmitted to providers via the web.

Carrot-Medical logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company Carrot Medical offers medical electronics solutions that integrate audio and visual data. Its large medical grade display, C-View, eliminates the inefficiency of multiple monitors; its wireless communication system, C-Com reduces noise and distraction, enhances patient comfort, and synchronizes clinical activities.

Cobra-Introducer logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company Cobra Stylet is a full-service human medical device design and contract manufacturing company. Its latest device, the Cobra Introducer™ is an innovative intubation stylet that will greatly simply intubations and reduce intubation risk and complexity.


Companion Diagnostics logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company Companion Diagnostics (CDI) develops proprietary stabilizers for human consumables including medical diagnostics, foods and beverage, cosmetics, and dietary supplements. Customers and partners include Bio-Rad, DSM, Pepsi, Gilchrest & Soames, and several others.



Edamam is building the world’s central food database and aims to organize the world’s food knowledge and become the trusted source of food and nutrition data to people and businesses worldwide. The company sells cloud-based, structured food and nutrition data solutions to food, health and wellness businesses, including real-time nutrition analysis and diet recommendations. Among its clients are Nestle, Samsung, The New York Times and Epicurious. 


FoodCare logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company

Foodcare provides restaurants, food manufacturers, corporate and school cafeterias, senior living communities, and other healthcare partners a suite of applications for nutrition analysis and foodservice management. Its consumer app, EveryoneEat!, provides individuals with highly tailored nutrition insight to more than 180,000 restaurants.

HealthCure logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company HealthCure is a life science service company, focused on controlling life-threatening hospital acquired infections (HAI) through risk assessment, testing, consulting, and risk mitigation services. The HealthCure System has been implemented in the Oakwood Hospital System in Michigan.

IncludeFitness logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company IncludeFitness provides accessible fitness equipment for those with physical limitations and able-bodied users alike. Through universal design principles, the company offers an equal platform of rehabilitation, fitness & wellness for all. Cloud-based analytics enable doctors, therapists, trainers, patients and users to effortlessly plan and track routines to aid in optimal results.

Smaller LogoInterapt is a mobile strategy and consulting firm specializing in mobile development and web applications. Interapt provides software solutions for multiple sectors, including healthcare, human resources, enterprise communication, and innovative technologies.

MedCity-News logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company MedCity Media (acquired by breaking media) publishes, one of the fastest-growing sites in healthcare and life sciences. MedCity News offers insight into what’s next and what matters with a mix of breaking news and analysis on startups and established industry leaders, personalities, policies, and important deals.

Neuronetrix logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company Neuronetrix is a development stage company which has developed the COGNISION System for the early detection of Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurological disorders. The COGNISION System is currently being validated in a multicenter clinical trial at selected medical institutions/NIH Centers of Excellence.

Nicview logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company NICVIEW (acquired by natus) enables parents to access a secure, live streaming video of their newborn in Neonatal Intensive Care and Pediatrics Units from practically any device, including smartphones. NICVIEW is currently in a pilot stage in 17 NICU units across the country.


NX-Pharmagen logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company NX PharmaGen is developing molecular diagnostic tests for prenatal and oncology indications utilizing blood-based exosomal proteomics. Its NeXosome TM assays permit the early identification of pregnant women at-risk for preterm birth, as well as the time series evaluation of the molecular machinery of a tumor throughout the disease cycle.

occam logo for websiteOccam Design is the innovative leader in rapid, cost effective, regulatory complaint medical device development, including services for regulatory clearance and manufacturing. Their expert engineers, quality and regulatory professionals coupled with comprehensive manufacturing capabilities provide innovative and reliable solutions to the most challenging applications. With a diversely experienced staff, nearly 35,000 square feet of manufacturing space, and experience spread over more than 55 patents and over $3 billion in marketplace sales, you can trust your product’s design, prototyping, manufacturing and rollout to the team at Occam Design. We are ISO 13485:2012 Certified and FDA Registered.

OpenMarketsOpenMarkets is a service and technology company that creates visibility into the capital equipment purchasing needs for hundreds of hospital clients, letting the company match realtime needs and create volume-leveraged savings opportunities.

PropellerHealthPropeller (formerly Asthmapolis) is using inhaler sensors, mobile applications, advanced analytics, and feedback to help physicians identify asthma patients who need more help controlling the disease before they suffer a severe and costly exacerbation.

Pronia logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company Pronia‘s GlucoCare IGC System (Intensive Glycemic Control) is an FDA-cleared, automated decision support system for the management of hyperglycemia in critically ill patients. The system has 510(k) clearance and has been implemented in several high-profile hospitals.


RowdMapRowdMap provides Simple Growth, Performance and Value for Health Plans, Providers, Hospitals & Nursing Homes.

Seikowave logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company Seikowave has developed a versatile platform for 3D imaging that makes the process faster, cheaper, and more accessible. One of the first applications for this new technology is dentistry, as dentists will be able to make immediate intra-oral 3D measurements of teeth instead of the traditional method of impressions and molds.

SocialHealthInsightsSocial Health Insights provides management and strategic healthcare consulting alongside product development services. SHI strives to solve problems blending open data, social data (social media), and traditional health data. SHI is winner of the NowTrending2012 Health and Human Services contest and developer of an innovative showcase blue button design.

Stonestreet-One logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company Stonestreet One (acquired by Qualcomm) provides software solutions for Bluetooth wireless technology and has developed several healthcare and other IoT applications.  The company was acquired by Qualcomm in late 2014.  

Thrive 365 LogoThrive365 is a proprietary mHealth platform addressing the 385M world-wide market of people with diabetes. Thrive365 liberates and empowers people with diabetes to enjoy the foods they love. At the core of the platform is a proprietary food scoring algorithm that enables people with diabetes to easily move from a perceived limited number of food choices to being able to easily and safely move to a wider selection of food choices while at the grocery store, home, out with friends or in restaurants. This revolutionary scientifically tested system, that enables lifestyle change in people with diabetes, is simple to use and currently available online or through the US Apple itunes app store.

Vertex Clinical Innovations is an outsourced technology transfer company that partners with healthcare and hospital systems to help advance healthcare innovations generated by the hospitals medical professionals.

Vipaar logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company Vipaar’s core technology is remote presence software that transmits expertise to wherever it’s needed. With VIPAAR on iOS, connect to a VIPAAR station anywhere in seconds using your VIPAAR-enabled iPad or iPhone.

Vivorte logo - XlerateHealth Health Accelerator Affiliate Company Vivorte is a medical device company that is commercializing two innovative orthopedic devices: a minimally invasive implantable device designed to reduce hip fractures and save lives, and a synthetic/biologic bone void filler that is strong and remodels quickly.