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A Health System Bets Big on Miami’s Future in Health-Tech

Daniel Silberman runs Miami-based startup Mediconecta, the largest telemedicine provider in Latin America. It is also eying the U.S. Hispanic marketplace.

Juan Pablo Segura founded Babyscripts to provide a new way of managing pregnancy care to detect problems faster and to help the doctors do their jobs better.

David Heenan’s Aces Health has created a technology platform that automates many aspects of clinical trials. The goals: Save time and money, and create better outcomes.


The health system’s partnership with startups accomplishes the crucial synergy that an evolving entrepreneurial ecosystem needs and that the Beacon Council’s Connect & Grow initiative was designed to address, said Jaret Davis, Greenberg Traurig’s Miami co-managing shareholder who also chairs the Beacon Council, Miami-Dade’s economic development organization, and is vice chair of Nicklaus Children’s board. Large entities need innovation to suvive, while startups need corporate partners to be first adaptors to gain traction, as well as for guidance and potential sources of capital. “The combination of these factors is extremely powerful and makes the partnership represent an unbelievable synergy that represents both sides,” he said.

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