Southeast Startup Challenge Summit 2018

Greetings –

As a community advocate leader in your city, you know the importance of creating and executing plans that tap into community health innovation, engage entrepreneurs and appeal to the larger community. This approach can make the difference in how well you are able to tackle present-day economic challenges and social change in regards to clinical care, physical environment, health behaviors and socio and economic factors.

The 2018 Southeast Startup Challenge Summit, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation brings together educators, community health organizations, venture capitalists, and angel investors with hospitals, foundations, healthy advocates, entrepreneurs in health technology innovation ecosystem builders, and maker space organizers to discover ways to build and measure healthy entrepreneurial ecosystems from mid-sized cities around the state of Georgia.

Please plan to join us Monday, June 18th in Macon, Georgia, for our Annual Southeast Startup Challenge Summit. This summit is the premier gathering of community health officials, economic development leaders, investors, and thought leaders focused on the intersection of community health and inclusive startup ecosystem building.

You will collaborate with entrepreneurs, researchers and community health policy experts to form actionable successes for your community.
• You will vote on one startup that will win $5,000 in cash and $20,000 in services to build their community health company.
• You will engage in collaborations with other community health organizations around the state and share best practices on innovation.
• You will participate with ecosystem builders in the entrepreneur and maker movement who create sustainable spaces for workforce development.

Register Now for this event using the verification code: “SSCSummit”

Or, continue to browse the summit website for more details. Space is limited so please do not delay.

We are excited for you to leave with actionable items to move your city forward. See you in June at the Southeast Startup Challenge funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Best Regards,


The Mercer Innovation Center
1501 Mercer University Drive, Macon, Georgia 31210


Macon Marriott City Center
240 Coliseum Dr, Macon, GA 31217
Book special group rate here of $135 per night