“Keriton wins big at #SXSW: ‘I want to dedicate this award to Philadelphia’” in Technically Philly
By Roberto Torres
March 14, 2017
As we’ve noted, Philly headed to South by Southwest with a significant presence this year, including Mayor Jim Kenney himself.
And one local health IT company just cashed in from that national exposure: Keriton, the makers of a breast milk management system, beat out 150 other startups to win the top prize in the Digital Health portion of the Impact Pediatric Health pitch competition.
Philly’s health IT scene is no stranger to SXSW awards: in 2015, BioBots won “Most Innovative.”
What did the Dreamit grad startup, founded by Penn graduate student Vidur Bhatnagar win? $15,000 and meetings with eight children’s hospitals across U.S.