GroupHub Selelected as One of Eight Companies to Participate in
DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch: Accelerators Event
San Francisco, CA – April 29, 2015 – GroupHub today announced that the company is among eight startups selected to present at the DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch: Accelerators event. GroupHub is a unified health, insurance and benefits platform.
DIG SOUTH’s Wild Pitch: Accelerators event accepts eight innovative startups from accelerator programs to present their best new ideas to an audience of DIG SOUTH Festival attendees, expert judges and investors. The 2015 Wild Pitch: Accelerators event will take place on Friday, May 1, 2-4pm at Cinebarre (963 Houston Northcutt Boulevard); doors open at 1pm. Additionally,
Additionally, cofounder and CEO Allen Byerly is one of four panelists on The Tech Business of Health: Transformational Solutions for Large Institutions, Mid-Sized Companies and Startups presentation, on Thursday, April 30 at 10am ET.
“We’re thrilled to have the opportunity participate in the DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch: Accelerators event. Our vision in creating GroupHub is to simplify, streamline and revolutionize the health insurance market within the framework of new regulations imposed by the Affordable Care Act for employees, employers, insurance carriers and brokers,” stated Byerly.
GroupHub is a graduate of the recently completed Blueprint Health Winter 2015 Accelerator Program (2/4-4/23/15). It was one of seven early-stage health IT companies selected from among 300 submissions to participate in the Winter 2015 program. Blueprint Health’s intensive three-month programs provide participants with access to capital, clients and guidance from the world’s largest and most engaged healthcare-specific mentor community. Specifically, participants receive $20,000 in cash, more than $70,000 in perks, and office space at Blueprint Health’s 12,000 sf SoHo loft, which is home to 45 additional health tech startups, thought leaders, and funders.
Conference presenters at the #explore-themed 2015 DIG SOUTH Interactive Festival/Conference will explore innovation, disruption and all things digital in technology, entrepreneurship, marketing, media, gaming, culture, healthcare and much more.
DIG SOUTH, described as “the Southeast’s Interactive Festival, the place where leading brands meet the smartest startups and participants connect, tell their stories, raise capital, find talent and launch new businesses,” was founded on July 4, 2012. DIG SOUTH annually features more than 200 presenters from across the nation, 1500 Conference-goers and 5000 total Festival attendees.
GroupHub was created in 2014 by cofounders Allen Byerly, CEO; Gabriel Roybal, CMO; Kunal Mukherjee, COO; and Roger Bradley-Jungemann, CTO. Byerly has generated $500 million in revenue in integration software and has more than two years of experience in compliance software. Kunal has more than 15 years of executive experience in technology and insurance. Gabriel holds a PhD in Molecular Biology, and is a certified health insurance broker and HIV counselor. Roger has nearly a decade of experience as a developer and front-end engineer at technology companies including Google, Wildfire, Intuit and Trustnode (now Navera).
GroupHub is the creator of a unified health, insurance and benefits platform that provides employees, employers, insurance carriers and benefits brokers with easy-to-use benefits enrollment and management tools that ensure secure capture of employee data, and regulatory compliance and security that exceed federally mandated privacy laws. Additional information about GroupHub may be found at http://www.grouphub.io/.
Gabriel Roybal, PhD – GroupHub CMO
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