Dr. Hubert Zajicek on healthcare startups, the importance of a pitch, and timing

By Christy Torres • June 29, 2016

Dr. Hubert Zajicek on healthcare startups, the importance of a pitch, and timing


As a medical entrepreneur, it can be challenging to keep an optimistic outlook. As times change quickly, it’s easy to get bogged down in the many details that you need to keep in mind when you go through the process of getting your startup off to a good start. In today’s refreshing interview, you’ll hear Hubert Zajicek give a positive spin on healthcare entrepreneurism with his confidence in how healthcare is changing and evolving.

Hubert is the CEO and co-founder of Health Wildcatters, a top healthcare accelerator in the United States. Hubert has extensive knowledge of the healthcare industry, and knows how to get startups off and running toward success. He runs 12-week courses that prepare startups for an annual pitch day, where these fledgling companies can take the first steps toward financial success.

Some of the topics that you’ll hear about today include:

  • Advice for listeners who are involved in a pitch competition: What a pitch competition is, what to do, and what to avoid.
  • What an accelerator does and how one can help those new to the healthcare industry.
  • Some medical devices that have become successful recently.
  • The importance of timing when it comes to getting your product out there.

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Links and Resources:

Health Wildcatters

Health Wildcatters on Twitter

Hubert on Twitter

Dallas Startup Week


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