Client Projects

Business Model Development Service

Sterile Geeks VR , a Jacksonville, FL MedTech startup, is developing a mixed reality real-time, immersive training solution, based on the Microsoft Hololens 2 headset for Sterile Processing Departments (SPDs) located in hospital and ambulatory surgery centers. Eighteen Ventures is working with the company's founder/CEO to prepare an actionable business model that will able the company to produce, market & promote, sell and distribute its initial technology solution, STEAMVision™.  The business model supports the company's National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research Phase I funding proposal.

Davis &Yousaf Technologies LLC , a Philadelphia, PA, MedTech startup, is producing an innovative wearable heart monitor.  Eighteen Ventures is working the with the company's four founders to prepare an actionable business model that able the company to produce, market & promote, sell and distribute its intial medical device solution, Cardioview™ Wearable Heart Patch. The business model will the company's National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research Phase I funding proposal.


Business Plan Development and Private Sector Capital Fundraising Services

Medgraph, Inc, a Rochester, NY small emerging healthcare information technology (IT), hired Eighteen Ventures to prepare a business plan and help the company find potential private sector capital investors for its Life Improvement Portal (LIP) Glucose Monitoring System (GMS). The device is designed for individuals with vision and hearing disabilities. Also, the LIP GMS project was originally funded by the U.S. Department of Education SBIR program.

Eighteen Ventures worked with the company's owner to produce a business plan. More importantly, the document's two-page executive summary was used to attract the attention of private sector capital investors. This whole effort resulted in the company connecting with and making a funding presentation to a health technology focused New York City venture capital firm.


Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Proposal Development Service

8Chili, a startup MedTech based in Northern California, is seeking National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I seed funding to develop a novel surgical training solution using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Augmented Reality. With Eighteen Ventures' assistance, the company's NSF SBIR Project Pitch was approved. 

Progeny Medical, a Philadelphia, PA-area MedTech startup, the he small company is seeking grant funding to produce a urinary catheter that will stop the migration of bacteria into the bladder. With Eighteen Ventures' assistance, the company's NSF SBIR Project Pitch was approved.

Davis &Yousaf Technologies LLC , based in Philadelphia, PA, is a MedTech startup focusing on producing innovative wearable and mobile medical solutions for heart disease. With Eighteen Ventures' assistance, the company's NSF SBIR Project Pitch was approved.

ClearLight Biotechnologies, a Sunnyvale, CA-based small emerging biotech firm is seeking seed funding to develop 3D imaging software, incorporating Artificial Intelligence (AI), that will be used in cancer research. Assisted by Eighteen Ventures, the company's NSF SBIR 3-Page Project Pitch was approved.

XCIX Design is a startup medical device company based in Paradise, Utah. The company will use the funding for the development of a novel medical device to reduce healthcare costs related to spinal fusions, a surgical procedure that is used to remove a deteriorated or diseased disc. With Eighteen Ventures' assistance, the company's NSF SBIR Project Pitch was approved.

MedlyticsA is a San Diego, CA health technology startup firm. The company proposed novel solution that will help health providers, like hospitals, meet the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)’s final rule for implementing interoperability and patient access provisions of the bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act). With Eighteen Ventures's assistance, the company's Project Pitch was approved.

Sterile Geeks VR , a Jacksonville, FL MedTech startup, is seeking NSF SBIR funding to produce a mixed reality training solution for hospitals' Sterile Processing Departments (SPDs). With Eighteen Ventures' assistance, the company's NSF SBIR Project Pitch was approved.

BetterBodyImage, Inc, a woman-owned small firm based in Pittsburgh, PA, is seeking funding to create an advanced, pioneering diabetes management & wellness tool enabling African-American women diabetic patients, and their healthcare providers, to monitor and track health status outcomes from a prescribed treatment plan. With Eighteen Ventures' assistance, the company's NSF SBIR Project Pitch was approved.

MDyurk, a woman-owned small firm based in West Bloomfield, MI, is seeking seed funding to help small physician practices better utilize patient-generated health data (PGHD) at the point of care. With Eighteen Ventures' assistance, the company's NSF SBIR Project Pitch was approved. 

Plasbotics, a startup MedTech firm located in the Chicago, IL area, is seeking funding its patented VacuLift concept, which is a vacuum-assisted soft tissue retraction device for robotic surgery.  Eighteeen Ventures was hired to help the company acquire seed Phase I $256K funding from the National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research program. With Eighteen Ventures' assistance, the company's NSF SBIR Project Pitch was approved.


Private Sector Capital Fundraising Service

Quality Reviews, Inc., a New York City-based small emerging healthcare information technology (IT) firm, hired Eighteen Ventures the company connect with  Health System Venture funds.  The company sought funding to increase sales of its patient feedback services designed for hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other healthcare facilities. Using our knowledge, expertise and experience, Eighteen Ventures successfully helped Quality Reviews identify and connect with Health System Venture Funds.

Medgraph, Inc, a Rochester, NY small emerging healthcare information technology (IT), hired Eighteen Ventures to prepare a business plan and help the company find potential private sector capital investors for its Life Improvement Portal (LIP) Glucose Monitoring System (GMS). The device is designed for individuals with vision and hearing disabilities. Also, the LIP GMS project was originally funded by the U.S. Department of Education SBIR program.

Eighteen Ventures worked with the company's owner to produce a business plan. More importantly, the document's two-page executive summary was used to attract the attention of private sector capital investors.  This whole effort resulted in the company connecting with and making a funding presentation to a health technology focused New York City venture capital firm