Startupbootcamp Digital Health Berlin

Acceleration Begins in 38 Days

About the Program

Startupbootcamp Digital Health Berlin supports innovative startups that combine medical knowledge with smart technologies, with special focus on behavior change, diagnostics and genomics, big data and analytics. We provide mentorship, funding, logistic support and access to our huge network of industry specific mentors, corporate partners, angels and VC’s to up to 10 high potential Digital Health startups from around the world.

The program is led by Juliane Zielonka. Juliane is a Digital Health entrepreneur with over 18 years of experience in digital product development, finance and investor relations. She thrives on all the possibilities that convergence of healthcare and technology has to offer, and with the support of over 200 industry mentors and partners, drives our hunt for the world’s finest Digital Health startups.

Speed up your startup growth with our Partners

Take advantage of our exclusive program partners: arvato CRM Solutions’ experience in patient adherence programs, Big Pharma Sanofi in Germany sharing market insights and research as well offering physicians to test your demo, health fintech Deutsche Apotheker und Ärztebank (apoBank) who support you in business modeling, Philips who offers key market insights in medtech products and the world’s largest re-insurer Munich Health. With the support of these partners and our extensive mentor network, you are fully equipped by the end of the program: shape your startup, get on stage on Demo Day, pitch and win the hearts of your investor audience.

How we define Digital Health?

Digital Health is the evolutionary fusion of medical knowledge with smart technologies to preserve or expand human health. It includes the delivery of health services via digital means or the enhancement of physically delivered health services through the application of digital technology.
Is your startup working on healthcare and health-related technologies developing products and services along the patient journey? Here’s how we describe it:

Patient Pathway

Please apply if you find your startup matching to one or more categories.

Digital Health areas of interest

1) Behavior Change,
2) Diagnostics and Genomics,
3) Big Data and Analytics,
4) Telemedicine, Platforms-as-a-Service (PaaS) connecting Patient/Provider/Payor,
5) Disease Progression incl. software enhanced pharmaceuticals and therapeutics (eg. Diabetes, Cardiovascular, Mental Health, Women’s Health),
6) Remote Monitoring (eg. sensors, geo location based data),
7) Personalized Medicine

You cannot find your startup in our categories? We encourage you to apply for number 8:

8) Other (eg. fraud)


Startupbootcamp Digital Health Key areas of interest


  • Mar 31

    Applications open

  • Aug 31

    Applications close

  • Sep 29 - Oct 01

    Selection Days

  • Nov 07

    Program begins

  • Feb 16

    Demo Day

What's the Deal?

  • Access to our unique industry partners - your potential new customers?
  • Extensive mentorship from 100+ entrepreneurs, investors, and industry partners
  • 6 months free coworking space (3 months during program + 3 months after)
  • €15K in cash per team
  • Exposure to 100+ Angels & VCs
  • Exclusive contacts for possible corporate cooperations
  • Invitation to SBC global alumni network and growth program
  In return we ask for 6% equity. We don't take board seats, and we don't get preferred shares. All contracts are simple, transparent, and available for all to see.

Accelerate Your Growth

The program is designed to maximize your resources and potential. Our mission is to empower you to achieve the progress of 12 months in just 3 months! We strive to support you in your economic growth by bringing you in touch with corporate partners within the healthcare industry as well as matching business angels and VCs.

Access to huge industry network and mentors

The Digital Health accelerator will guide Your team through Shape, Build and Sell stages of development, with the support of its huge network of partner associations and 100+ industry mentors. These people bring with them years of experience in the field of healthcare and business, which will help propel your startup forward into a sustainable business model.

Demo Day

After three intense months of acceleration, your team presents your startup to business angels, VCs, investors, mentors and healthcare industry professionals. Startupbootcamp Digital Health prepares you throughout the acceleration period with legal frameworks to pitch training. On Demo Day, you will perform your most excellent pitch!

Invitation to Startupbootcamp’s Alumni network

Even after the Demo Day is over, once you are with the Startupbootcamp family, you are always a part of it. You are heartily invited to join our large alumni community. Get access to our entire network of 2000+ investors, 1800+ mentors and 300+ startups and keep growing your business!

Apply Now

So if you are the next big thing in Digital Health, apply today! For any questions, you can email us on, or find us on Twitter at @sbcHealth. If you are ever in Berlin, do come meet us. We have open doors every Friday at The Rainmaking Loft, so that we can meet awesome people like you in person. See when you can meet us here. Not in Berlin? No worries. We would be happy to set up an online call. To arrange a chat with our team, click here.

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