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Launchpad Digital Health - New Applications Submissions Open in February

Next Generation Accelerator - More Capital, More Time, More Intensity

SAN FRANCISCO-SOMA, Calif., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Launchpad Digital Health LLC (www.launchpdh.com) today announced that it is evaluating and seeking business plan applications for its first class of companies in the digital health sector.  Applications will be accepted during February 2014.  Launchpad Digital Health expects this new class of funded companies to begin a one-year program on April 1, 2014, based at its SF-SOMA offices located at 645 Harrison Street in San Francisco.  Submissions may be made via the accelerator's website.

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About Launchpad Digital Health

Launchpad Digital Health is a next generation accelerator—more capital, more time and more intensity for its portfolio companies and their founders.  Each company accepted into the accelerator program receives:  1) more capital in the form of up to a $300,000 investment, 2) more time commitment in the form of a full one year-long program co-located with other startups in digital health sector and the Launchpad Digital Health founders, and 3) more intensity in the form of daily and weekly engagement with Launchpad Digital Health's founders, partners and mentors as critical business decisions are made continuously with advisors assisting all along the way.  The founders of Launchpad Digital Health have funded and operated a myriad of companies throughout the healthcare and technology sectors, including digital health companies, for the past two decades.

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR), the leading Silicon Valley- and San Francisco-based law firm in the technology and healthcare sectors, is a substantial investor in the Launchpad Digital Health portfolio of companies.  Partners or investors in Launchpad Digital Health include a significant team of advisors, mentors and companies:  WSGR; EisnerAmper LLP; Merrill Lynch Venture Services (BofA); Woodruff Sawyer; and Platinum Advisors; among many others.

To find out more, visit us at www.launchpdh.com and see how your startup can benefit from this next generation accelerator program, as its first class of companies begins.

This document contains forward-looking statements. Any statements contained in this document that are not statements of historical fact may be deemed to be forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements relating to Launchpad Digital Health's anticipated plans or needs. These forward-looking statements are based upon Launchpad Digital Health's current expectations. Actual results could differ materially from these forward-looking statements as a result of certain factors, including, without limitation, risks associated with market conditions, customer demand, and risks and uncertainties associated with Launchpad Digital Health's business and finances in general. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this document. Launchpad Digital Health does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events, changed assumptions or otherwise.

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