mHUB MedTech Startup
Virtual Pitch Competition
For Women & Founders
of Color

The mHUB MedTech Startup Virtual Pitch Competition happening live online Thursday, August 5th, 2021 showcases cutting-edge hardtech startups specializing in medical and health technology. Designed to recognize female founders and entrepreneurs of color, the competition will connect underrepresented talent with industry and investors with the chance to win cash prizes and visibility for mHUB's MedTech accelerator program.


5-Min Pitch |

Can 5 minutes turn into $5000 plus access to an invaluable hardtech ecosystem? Yes, it can! Tell the world about your Medtech device.

5-Min Q&A |

Field questions from judges and dive deeper into your market opportunity, technology, and more.

5 Finalists |

Apply now, and you will be notified by Thursday, July 29th if you are selected as a finalist to pitch in this competition.

3 Cash Prizes

First place cash prize is $5,000. Second place $2,500 and third place is $1,000. Access to industry decision-makers: priceless.

Pitch competition for startups - partners

The Competition

You could be one of the three winners.

Startups focused on innovative medical device technologies can apply to pitch virtually to a group of esteemed judges for cash awards totaling $8,500 and connections to industry decision-makers and investors interested in hardtech.


Meet 1-1 with mHUB Leadership

  • Virtual Event
  • Hosted by mHUB

Book 15 minute 1-1 sessions to meet mHUB accelerator leadership. We have open spots each week Tuesday - Thursday. Make an appointment and get some face time with Thierry Van Landegem, Haven Allen or Melissa Lederer. Learn more about the mHUB Accelerated Incubation program, mHUB's hardtech prototyping and engineering resources, the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Chicago, investment opportunities and more.


About mHUB

Located in Chicago Illinois, mHUB is a leading independent hardtech and manufacturing innovation center that exists to convene the entrepreneurial ecosystem around physical product innovation to ensure that the manufacturing industry continues to accelerate, grow and thrive. The mHUB community includes over 350 active and alumni startups and small businesses supported by a deep talent pool of product designers and developers, entrepreneurs, engineers and manufacturers, corporate leaders, industry experts, mentors and investors. mHUB provides a hyper-resourced environment to entrepreneurs with the goal of commercializing new hardtech innovation that will lead to new businesses, intellectual property, investment, revenue and job creation.

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