Kilele Health takes first place at Startup Week pitch

September 19, 2023

Congratulations to Kilele Health for winning the annual pitch competition at the 2023 Launch Dayton Startup Week Presented by Fifth Third Bank!

Kilele Health is developing wearable remote continuous patient monitoring for cardiometabolic diseases, empowering doctors and patients with accurate real-time data.

The startup took home the  $15,000 first place prize sponsored by the Entrepreneurs’ Center.

The $5,000 second place prize (also powered by the EC) went to AIMM, developing a platform technology to address difficult-to-treat water issues, such as forever chemicals, to help provide safe water to all.

And Green Zero Technologies won the crowd favorite prize of $2,500, also powered by The EC. Green Zero Technologies is bringing next-level reliability to portable power generation providing clean generators that run on any fuel.

Also pitching Wednesday night were:

  • Skuld, developing equipment and part designs to help industry reduce metal 3D printing costs by 90% with their new patent-pending AMEC process
  • Medical Interface Solutions, developing AI to detect stroke deficits in the prehospital setting. Their smart device, STROKENEKT, digitally screens for signs of stroke, links EMS by secure video chat to on-demand neurologist, and initiates stroke care orders prior to hospital arrival.
  • I-Squared Learning Solutions, developing interactive and inclusive STEM tools for young learners, allowing readers to modify each character to look like them and the communities they’re from, and use math to solve everyday problems.

In addition to support from title sponsor Fifth Third Bank, Launch Dayton Startup Week is also made possible by our platinum sponsors, Parallax Advanced Research, Entrepreneurs’ Center, Mile Two, McGohan Brabender, and Dayton Inno/Dayton Business Journal.