Health and wellness startup, and ICUBE team, LinkMentalHealth competed at the CNE Innovation Garage Pitch Competition August 24, 2019. Innovation garage is a three-day Emerging Innovators Pitch Competition where the world’s most imaginative and inspiring inventors will compete for prize money including a $25,000 grand prize!
In the health and wellness category, competitors presented solutions to everyday health and wellness concerns of the general public, with a focus on the aging population and accessibility.
LinkMentalHealth won first place in their category!
The team went on to compete in the finals, where they tied for first place! The judges ultimately chose the other startup as the final winner, but this is still a major achievement for the team!
Startups were judged on:
The Problem and Solution: Solution is solving a customer pain point
The Market: Size of the market opportunity and size of immediately addressable market
The Sales Strategy: Clear value proposition with overall sales strategy
Competition: Who are the competitors and differentiating factors to compete, how barriers to entry can be overcome
The Management Team: Relevant skills and expertise and ability to deliver
Co-Founder Radwan Al-Nachawati says of the competition:
“It’s always pretty eye-opening for me to hear how many people feel that our solution is a need within navigating the mental health system. When you know… you know. I’m really grateful to have shared the stage with some powerful minds and leaders, current and future. Congrats to everyone who participated and hope to catch you soon!”
Everyone at ICUBE would like to send a big congratulations to LinkMentalHealth for this incredible achievement!
LinkMentalHealth’s online platform help employees quickly and easily navigate to the right mental health resources and services based on the individualized needs of the person. Providing their employees with an efficient pathway to better mental health ensures they are at optimal performance, while honouring their mental health commitments, ultimately creating a healthier, happier and more productive workplace.
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