Medecipher takes home 2nd place and several awards at Ignite’s Fire Pitch 2022

Medecipher, Inc. was awarded 2nd Place in the competition, and was honored to receive additional awards:

  • $100,000 Investment Award from Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health
  • Winner of the Golden Ticket Award from Texas Medical Center Innovation
  • Winner of Pilot Prize Awards from Memorial Hermann Health System

CEO and Co-founder Stephanie Gravenor returned from Ignite’s Fire Pitch 2022 excited about the continuous progress Medecipher is making in its efforts to transform nurse staffing, and uplifted by the invaluable time spent connecting with amazing women changing the future of healthcare.

“I am so grateful for this amazing opportunity! Ignite Healthcare Network is expanding awareness of the impactful work of women leaders in healthcare technology. I am honored to be chosen as a finalist and present with this impressive group of women innovators. Through Ignite, Medecipher has benefited from the mentorship of healthcare leaders such as Ini Ekiko, VP Information Systems and Amanda Hammel, CIO of Memorial Hermann, and been given a platform to tell our story.” 

Stephanie Gravenor
Award Winners (L -> R) Ayse McCracken (Ignite), 3rd place finalist Liane Clamen with Adaptilens, 2nd place finalist Stephanie Gravenor with Medecipher, Inc., 1st place finalist Joanna Nathan with Prana Thoracic, Cheryl Stavins (Ignite)
Investment Award (L to R) Jay Goss (Wavemaker 360), Ayse McCracken (Ignite), Christine Lum Lung with Origin Health, Stephanie Gravenor with Medecipher, Inc., Pamela Bonnett with Ultrasound AI, Pamela Singh with CaseCTRL, Cheryl Stavins (Ignite)

As a finalist in the 4th annual competition created to showcase innovation in women-led health tech startups, Stephanie joined seven other finalists pitching their companies to an audience of potential customers and investors at Texas Medical Center Innovation.

About Ignite Healthcare Network’s Accelerator Programs

Ignite Healthcare Network’s accelerator programs are held each year to support innovation in emerging women-led digital health and med-tech companies. This contact-intensive program connects female entrepreneurs leading healthcare start-ups with their potential customers and investors to assess and advise on the strengths and weaknesses of their companies.  The result – direct feedback, connections to industry experts, as well as pilots and investments!