FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — September 17, 2014, Ann Arbor, Michigan — AlertWatch is proud to announce that it has been chosen as a semi-finalist in the 2014 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition. The annual event brings over 50 Michigan startups together to compete for a multitude of prizes.
“AlertWatch is thrilled to join all of these great companies in the Accelerate Michigan Innovation competition,” said AlertWatch CEO, Justin Adams. “We think it’s a great way for the State of Michigan to encourage the local startup community, and to support the creation of highly-skilled jobs in the region.”
Semi-finalists were announced last night at the Techonomy Detroit event. That event brought entrepreneurs, policy experts and thought leaders together to discuss some of the pressing issues around technology and its impact on large cities like Detroit.
The competition will be held on November 4-6 at the Westin Book Cadillac hotel in Detroit. The teams will compete in multiple verticals, with the winner of the $500,000 grand prize being announced at Orchestra Hall the night of November 6th.
About AlertWatch, Inc.
AlertWatch develops real-time patient monitoring dashboards to help hospitals improve clinical quality, provider workflow, and billing accuracy. The product does this by integrating hundreds of pieces of data onto a visual representation of each patient, clearly communicating problems in a way that existing medical record systems do not. AlertWatch has been shown to provide significant clinical and financial benefits to its users, and with strong IP, a strong founding team, and strong sales and product pipelines, we are poised to help shepherd hospitals into this new era of accountable care. For more information, including investment information, visit www.alertwatch.com.
About the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition
Accelerate Michigan Innovation is an international business competition designed to highlight Michigan as a robust and vibrant venue for innovation and business opportunity. The Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition is led by the Business Accelerator Network for Southeast Michigan, the Business Leaders for Michigan, the University Research Corridor, and the New Economy Initiative. These groups have aligned their efforts to bolster and advance Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem through a variety of collaborative initiatives. Premier competition sponsors are The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Quicken Loans, DTE Energy Foundation, Masco Corporation Foundation, and NextEnergy.