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3rd Annual Device Accelerator Course

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Tuesday, October 04, 2022 - Thursday, November 10, 2022
All Day Event


Danny Did is partnering with the Epilepsy Foundation to offer a 6-week course for epilepsy startups.

DETAILS: The Danny Did Foundation Foundation, in partnership with the Epilepsy Foundation, are pleased to offer the EVF Accelerator Course. This six-week virtual course is designed for startup companies focused on improving the lives of people living with epilepsy. Each week of the course will feature different experts in epilepsy and successful entrepreneurs. They will provide startup companies with multiple perspectives and considerations as they work to commercialize their venture.

Deep dives into topics during the course may include:

  • Market strategy / Describing vision and mission
  • Regulatory strategy and IP considerations
  • Case studies from successful entrepreneurs in epilepsy
  • Finding funding partners / Building the advisory board
  • Perfecting the pitch

The goal of the course is to assess and enhance the business plan of your product, improve your pitch, and learn from guest speakers. Each part of the course aims to help your business improve its impact in the epilepsy space. From investment to start-up, each session provides insights that accelerate the growth of your company.


INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY: At the end of course, each team will pitch their venture to the Epilepsy Ventures Fund (EVF). The EVF is a new fund from the Epilepsy Foundation that aims to accelerate new therapies and treatments for people living with epilepsy in a timeframe that matters. The Epilepsy Ventures Fund representatives will consider an investment of up to $500,000 in one or more promising ventures.


APPLICATIONS: To review eligibility requirements or to apply for the course, click here. Questions can be directed to grants@efa.org.