Ignite’s Annual Pitch Events

Ignite Healthcare Network hosts an annual pitch event to encourage innovation in emerging women-led healthcare companies. This unique program provides an opportunity for women entrepreneurs to engage with advisors, potential customers, and investors to accelerate the growth of their companies.

IGNITE Madness 2020

Fire Pitch 2019

Past Winners

Igniting Opportunities – Transforming Healthcare


are interested in seeing as many innovative ideas as possible.  They can interact with participating startups by serving as event Judges to meet startup leaders, receive detailed information about their companies, and connect via Virtual Office Hours sessions for further assessment.  These stakeholders value the opportunity to interact with a highly curated group of innovative solutions.


are interested in identifying investable companies.  There are many pitch events – we want to differentiate Ignite’s events by making them more than a pitch and offer investors the opportunity to participate in a highly integrated ecosystem to discover startups with a strong value proposition and promising product-market fit.


want exposure – pilots, investors, clients.  Fire Pitch is designed to amp up these opportunities by providing more substantive mentoring, exposure to potential customers and investors, feedback on their solutions/companies along with exciting prizes.