Fitness Trackers, Apps Among The Innovations Explored At Sacramento Health Startup Weekend
Local entrepreneurs gathered for 54 hours to develop ideas for medical technology in "hackathon" style. The winner was a physical therapy tool, PT Tracker.
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Startup Weekend Sacramento Turns Innovative Focus On Health Tech
The tabletops were barely visible beneath notebooks, laptops and Post-it notes. The white dry-erase boards were covered with slapdash flow charts and lengthy idea lists. Energy drinks and Starbucks cups left rings of condensation between piles of paperwork. The scene resembled countless other “hackathons” bringing together tech hopefuls to hammer out their business ideas. This, however, was a special health edition of the 54-hour brainstorming session known as Startup Weekend Sacramento, held at the downtown Urban Hive coworking space. (Caiola, 5/2)