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This Wednesday

    • May 30, 2018
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • The University of Texas Club - 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78705

    Exploring Austin’s Health Tech Ecosystem

    Austin is increasingly recognized as a premiere location for health technology entrepreneurship and investment. But what does that mean for Austin and business opportunities across the spectrum of health transformation? Come hear Managing Director Mellie Price discuss the challenges and opportunities facing our rapidly growing health economy and share insights from the Texas Health CoLab at Dell Medical School.

    About our Speaker

    Mellie Price is Managing Director of the Texas Health CoLab and Executive Director of Commercialization at the Dell Medical School. She is an experienced investor, technologist, executive, fund manager, public speaker, and serial software entrepreneur.

    Price is the co-founder of two highly successful startup ecosystems, Capital Factory and SoftMatch. She was also the founder of Front Gate Solutions & Front Gate Tickets, a data security company, and two health tech startups. Ms. Price is an active member of the Texas entrepreneurship community and a winner of the Austin Business Journal’s prestigious Profiles in Power Award (2015) as well as the Tech Titan Award (2014).

    Ms. Price serves on the Board of Directors for Leadership Austin, Sustainable Food Center, Mission Capital, and Capital of Texas Public Telecommunications Council . She currently serves on the Mayor’s Health Alliance as well as his Technology Advisory Committee. She is also the co-instructor for “Longhorn Startup”, an entrepreneurship course at the University of Texas at Austin.


    6:50am - Coffee & Networking 

    7:10am - Breakfast Buffet

    7:25am - Introductions & Announcements

    7:50am - Speaker Introduction

    8:20am - Q&A

    8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!

    Directions and Parking to UT Club

    Breakfast Fees & Policy

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Upcoming Speakers

Each week, a different speaker steps up and makes 85 special Austinites even smarter. Across a spectrum of world, lifestyle, talent and experiences, these top-drawer experts make our mornings powerful learning experiences.

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