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The Intelligent Accelerator™

Advanced Program - Healthcare AI

Readiness Deadline:
Program Start date:
Program End date:
Apr 21, 2021

Make an impact in Healthcare!

The Healthcare AI Advanced Program is a cohort-based accelerator tailored to companies that are providing AI-powered solutions for healthcare providers, administrators, or patients. This special program acknowledges the complex relationships and attention to human health, safety, and outcomes that is so important to the healthcare community. Special mentors and experts with domain-expertise in healthcare deliver this Advanced Program.

The goal of this program is to prepare you to raise your first significant round of capital. We help you have conversations with healthcare investors and get your pitch and investor communications in shape. We also work on accelerating your acquisition of customers. The goal is to give you the tools you need to move from Minimum Viable Product (M2) to Minimum Viable Repeatability (M3).

Our focus

Healthcare is an enormous industry. To focus our efforts, the Spring 2021 Advanced Program will accept companies that have a product offering in one of the following themes:

Augmented Clinical Intelligence
  • Diagnosis support
  • Outcome prediction
  • Care-decision support
  • Pre-care intelligence
  • Post-care management
Healthcare transformation
  • Next gen facilities
  • In-hospital logistics
  • "Top of License" tools
  • Digital transformation
  • Security / digital infrastructure
  • Process optimization
  • Efficiency / cost reduction

If you are not sure if your product fits into one of these themes, please email us (form below). We'll get back to you and set up a time for a conversation.

To apply

To be a part of this Advanced Program, you will need to either:

  • Develop your company to Milestone 2 in The Intelligent Accelerator and complete a Milestone 2 Readiness Review;
  • OR
  • follow the instructions below to make a direct application to the program

The "no application" way...

The Healthcare AI Advanced Program is part of The Intelligent Accelerator™. If you have successfully completed all of the Steps to get to Milestone 2 on The Intelligent Accelerator, that's awesome! When you get to the Milestone 2 Readiness Review Prep Step, you will be prompted to set up a review with our staff and mentors. During that Review, we'll assess your readiness for this Advanced program. There's no application. The Readiness Review is all you need. Just be sure you complete the Readiness Review by the Readiness Deadline shown above.

Direct application

On occasion, we do accept a limited number of companies that have not built their company on The Intelligent Accelerator. However, we strongly recommend that you sign up for The Intelligent Accelerator and complete the work to advance your company to Milestone 2. This self-paced accelerator is our Foundation Program. This significantly improves your chances of acceptance into the Healthcare AI Advanced Program and ensures that you have the same foundation as other participating Founders. You can start your journey on The Intelligent Accelerator today. There's no application and no waiting for the Foundation Program.

To be an "Advanced" company, you will need to have a strong understanding of all the topics we cover in our Foundation programs and have completed the prerequisites for the Advanced program. Our approach to developing companies — based on years of experience and feedback from founders — is unique. You'll need to follow the direct application steps below for us to mutually determine if this program is right for you and to determine if any pre-work will be required.

If you choose to submit a direct application for the Healthcare AI Advanced Program, you must complete the following two items:

  • Complete the BRIIA Guided Progress Score™ (GPS) questionnaire and save your results. This is the best way to self-assess your readiness for the program, even if you do not complete the next step. AND
  • After saving your GPS Score, send an email to [email protected] and let us know that you would like to have your GPS reviewed. We will review your scores and schedule a time to discuss them with you.

The Program details

The Healthcare AI Advanced Program is a series of in-person and online workshops. Assuming that we will all be able to safely travel and gather indoors, the Program begins with a two day Sprint Camp at BRIIA's facilities in the San Francisco Bay Area. Your presence is required for this portion of the program.

After the kickoff, and equipped with some new tools and perspective, you are then free to return to your home base or remain in the Bay Area.

During the next 5 weeks, there will be weekly group sessions and individual mentoring sessions These sessions will be conducted online using Zoom.

Finally, all participants will reconvene at BRIIA's facilities for a final two-day session (required) and an optional half-day of meetings with investors.

COVID conditions

The Program Details describes how the program will operate when there are no COVID restrictions.

It is uncertain what restrictions will be in place when we are scheduled to convene for the Kickoff or the Closing Summit. Be sure to leave your contact information below if you are interested in keeping up to date on these changing circumstances.


Founders that have been through our programs have told us that they would be willing to pay many more times than what we ask. We always try to provide a maximum amount of value to you and your startup. The cost of the Advanced program is $495.00. This helps us defray, but not erase, what it costs us to put on the Program. Payment is due when you apply for the program, but is refunded if you are not accepted.

You are responsible for your own travel arrangements and accommodations.

There is no cost for access to mentors and courses during the Advanced Program.

After completing the Advanced Program, you will continue to have access to The Intelligent Accelerator's Mentors, Courses and Services at standard rates.

When you are accepted to the Healthcare AI Advanced Program, we don't ask you to give up a chunk of equity. Nor do we provide you with any cash. We do ask you to grant us an option to purchase up to 20% of the first significant round of capital that you raise after completing this Advanced Program. If, and only if, you are successful at raising a round of capital will we have the opportunity to share in your success. If you would like to discuss our approach to making an investment in your company with us, please let us know by email at [email protected]. We'll get back to you as soon as we are able, usually no more than a business day or two.

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