XLerateHealth Selects Six Healthcare Startups
For First Accelerator Cohort in Flint, Michigan

Women Lead Half the Start-Ups; Majority are Based in Michigan;
All Commit to Improving Healthcare 

XLerateHealth Selects Six Healthcare StartupsFor First Accelerator Cohort in Flint, Michigan

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XLerateHealth Launches Healthcare Accelerator in Flint, Michigan

Award-Winning Entrepreneur Program to Help Transform the 20thCentury Industrial Hub into a 21stCentury Innovation Ecosystem 

Flint, Michigan – XLerateHealth (XLH), a Louisville-based healthcare technology accelerator, announced today the opening of XLH’s new location in the Ferris Wheel Building in Flint. XLH Flint is funded by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and 100K Ideas. The move to Flint was spurred by Phil Hagerman, CEO of Skypoint Ventures and co-founder of 100K Ideas, who has made significant investments into Flint to build an innovation economy. 

XLerateHealth moves to Flint, aims to attract medical startups.

XLerateHealth is expanding to Michigan and making its home in the Ferris Wheel building in Downtown Flint.

Why this Louisville-based accelerator is expanding to an unlikely location.

An evolution has started in this city – and XLerateHealth wants to be a part of it. 

XLerateHealth Launches Early-Stage Startup Accelerator in Flint.

Anyone who has followed the Flint water crisis for the past few years probably thinks of the post-industrial Michigan city as a place that can’t seem to catch a break. Five years after a state-appointed city manager switched the municipal water source to the notoriously polluted Flint River and poisoned residents, the city’s people are still no closer to justice. Many continue to struggle—but that doesn’t mean that Flint is giving up. Instead, there has been an uptick in state and national groups on the ground partnering with city organizations on everything from nurturing startups and creating  innovation hubs to community organizing and healthcare initiatives. A new accelerator called XLerate Health (XLH) is one of these new programs in Flint. 

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A Louisville-based healthcare technology acceleratorXLerateHealth launches in Flint, Michigan.

Healthcare technology company opens in Flint’s Ferris Wheel.

FLINT, MI– A company focused on helping healthcare companies commercialize themselves has opened in Flint’s Ferris Wheel building. XLerateHealth, a Louisville-based company started in 2013, connects healthcare companies, customers and providers like hospitals or nursing homes. The company announced its opening in Flint on Monday, June 17.

XLerateHealth launches healthcare accelerator in Flint, seeks to innovate from within.

Improving the lives of others takes commitment and time, but XLerateHealth (XLH) believes that with the right use of technology and an eye toward positive change, a faster outcome might be achieved.