Springwell’s Director and Principle, Phil Golden, was one of 7 Judges for Aging 2.0’s Technology Accelerator. Aging 2.0’s Baltimore chapter is part of a wide network focused on highlighting innovation for the senior community. Their mission is to help health entrepreneurs test and validate their technology by working with mentors as well as senior focus groups.
Springwell will be piloting this years winner – Reciprocare. Reciprocare founder Charlene Brown won $5,000. Her startup connects agencies with caregivers, and helps low-income women find jobs.
The two-month accelerator included 12 focus groups at senior communities where startups had a chance to get feedback. Wearables startup Cyber Timez won second place recognition, while another four startups — TechStar Tutors, Silver Sedans, ReachOut and Agewell Biometrics — will get access to pilot programs at CHAI and Springwell Senior Living. You can read the entire article in Technical.ly Baltimore here.