XLerateHealth expanded to Flint, Michigan in 2018 because of its supportive environment for startup businesses and entrepreneurs and rich healthcare ecosystem. Once a cradle for the birth of the automobile industry and a 20th Century industrial powerhouse, Flint is rapidly evolving to become the center of an exciting 21st Century startup ecosystem.
Organizations are willing to work side-by-side with innovators, and there is support from local government and from the VC and angel investor ecosystem, as well as a wealth of talent and resources from local universities, including The University of Michigan.
Bootcamp Dates: Jul 12, 2022 – Sep 30, 2022
Demo Day: September 29, 2022
Location: Virtual via Zoom
Applications are open!
Prior to stepping into the role of Managing Director, Sebastian joined the XLH team in Flint as Program Director and was instrumental in launching XLH’s 2nd location in Flint — which included collaborating with multiple healthcare stakeholders and investors in the region, building out and enhancing the programming, and creating technology tools that have improved the efficiencies and effectiveness of running the accelerator. Sebastian has extensive experience with evaluation of business strategy, commercial viability, and market analysis. He has advised 50+ healthcare startup companies successfully applying Lean Startup Methodology to help them develop, grow, and scale up their businesses. Sebastian also serves as a startup judge for the Michigan startup competition Invest360. Prior to XLH, he was a Co-founder of MyNurse, a home healthcare marketplace for caregivers and patients. Sebastian began his career at a British consultancy multinational firm, where he was responsible for human resource operations and strategic corporate advisory work (including change management, restructuring, and organizational assessment).