LOUISIANA –Six entrepreneurs and medical startups will pitch their innovative medical solutions before a panel of judges for a chance to win a $20,000 cash prize as part of the first all-virtual Cox Business Get Started Medical event.
Presented in partnership with Ochsner Lafayette General and Opportunity Machine, the event will take place on Thursday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m. as a part of Innovate South and will feature a pre-event discussion with the Trailblazers at 5:45 p.m. To register to attend both events, visit innovatesouth.org.
Each contestant will have three minutes to pitch their idea. Ken Kraft, SVP Cox Business Marketing & Sales Operation will host Get Started Medical. He will be joined by a panel of judges who will follow up with questions and observations. This year’s judges are:
Aimee Quirk – CEO of innovationOchsner, Ochsner Health System
Trivia Frazier – President and CEO of Obatala Science, Inc.
Dr. Lawrence Simon, MD – Regional Medical Director, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Bryan Arkwright – Vice President of Innovation, SCP Health
Josh Sommer – Vice President of New Growth, Cox Communications
These experts will review each of the plans and select a winner based on innovation, ease of implementation and consumer/community benefit.