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CliniShift awarded upSTART startup pitch title at Digital DNA 2018

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wins the upSTART startup pitch title at Digital DNA for 2018, battling off against 24 other disruptive UK, NI and Irish startups.

The European-wide startup pitch competition – organised and hosted by leading startup publication, community and platform Startacus (that's us) – saw Clinishift win £5k in cash along with a whole host of other prizes. 

The 9 upSTART judges of Angela Duffy, Venture Investment Lead at NDRC, Jess McMaghan, Head of Brand at L Marks, Marko Srsan, Program Director of Techstars London, Jeremy Biggerstaff, MD of Flint Studios, Mike Burke, Partner in the Washington, DC office of Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, Mary McKenna,CliniShift Tech Entrepreneur & Angel Investor, Ciara Lagan, Partner of Tughans Solicitors, Hugo De Stacpoole,Campaigns Associate of Seedrs, and Dave Anderson, Director of Technology at Liberty Information Technology selected CliniShift, a HealthTech company that provides mobile app solution for nurses and doctors & staffing solution for the health care sector in Ireland and internationally, after a two round pitch battle. 

CliniShiftCliniShift beat off completion from 24 other disruptive pitching startups, including runner-up Scott Martin, founder of fellow HealthTech startup AiPatient, which seeks to improve the quality, accessibility, and affordability of medical training worldwide, through artificial intelligence. aiPatient had just completed AccelerateMEthe pre-seed accelerator for students and graduates from University of Manchester. 

Aimee Madden, the founder and CEO of Clinishift, said: “I feel very proud and humble to have won amongst such stiff competition. I’d like to thank everyone sincerely for giving Clinishift this opportunity and I hope we really make a difference with our technology for health providers and hospitals.”

Clinishift and aiPatient were joined in the final round of 6 pitches by startups Bookaxe, Importwise, Travaplan, and StoryTracks.

Alastair Cameron, co-founder of Startacus and host of upSTART said: 

"Every year I am amazed at the talent and innovation that Startacus helps to bring to Digital DNA, Belfast - be they local NI and Irish startups, or startups from the UK or further afield. This year is no different. Aimee and the CliniShift team are a shining example to other startups, of what can be achieved in a short space of time. Not only was Aimee's pitch completely on point, she clearly demonstrated the size of the market and why Clinishift is primed to grow and scale."

The full list of upSTART pitching startups for 2018 can be found here. 

upSTART at Digital DNA was supported by Major Sponsors Seedrs, Tughans and Liberty IT and by partners The Startup League and dot Tech domains

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Published on: 21st June 2018

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