AARP announces 10 finalists for LivePitch event

Ten startup health tech companies have been selected from more than 200 applicants to pitch their businesses at the AAPR’s fifth Health Innovation@50+ LivePitch event April 27 in Sunnyvale, CA.

“It is refreshing to know there are so many companies focused on technology solutions for people 50 and over, as well as their caregivers,” Jody Holtzman, senior vice president for enterprise strategy and innovation at the AARP, said in a statement. “With literally millions of Americans requiring assistance and millions of others providing unpaid care to these folks, there is an immense need.”

Finalists from the previous four events have raised more than $80 million in investments, and four companies have been acquired.

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