SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 12, 2015) - Allen Byerly, CEO, today announced that GroupHub was selected to participate in Blueprint Health's Winter 2015 program. Blueprint Health is a New York City-based mentorship-driven startup accelerator program supporting entrepreneurs building companies at the intersection of health and technology. GroupHub has developed a unified health, insurance and benefits platform.
GroupHub is one of seven early-stage health IT companies selected from among 300 submissions to participate in the Winter 2015 program (2/2-4/23/15).
"We're gratified that GroupHub was selected from among 300 start-up applicants nationwide to participate in Blueprint Health's seventh batch of start-ups," said COO Kunal Mukherjee.
Blueprint Health's intensive three-month programs provide participants with access to capital, clients and guidance from the world's largest and most engaged healthcare-specific mentor community. Specifically, participants receive $20,000 in cash, more than $70,000 in perks, and office space at Blueprint Health's 12,000 sq ft SoHo loft, which is home to 45 additional health tech startups, thought leaders, and funders.
"Our vision in creating GroupHub is to simplify, streamline and revolutionize the health insurance market within the framework of new regulations imposed by the Affordable Care Act for employees, employers, insurance carriers and brokers," said CMO Gabriel Roybal.
GroupHub was created in April 2014 by cofounders Allen Byerly, CEO; Gabriel Roybal, CMO; Kunal Mukherjee, COO; and Alaka Cox, CAO. Byerly has generated $500 million in revenue in integration software and has more than 2 years of experience in compliance software. Kunal has more than 15 years of executive experience in technology and insurance. Gabriel holds a PhD in Molecular Biology, and is a certified health insurance broker and HIV counselor. Alaka has extensive experience in health and fitness, including creation of a fitness company in Dubai.
"We see GroupHub's selection as powerful confirmation of our approach to addressing this critical need. We're freshly invigorated by our new membership in the Blueprint Health family," stated CAO Alaka Cox.
GroupHub is the creator of a unified health, insurance and benefits platform that provides employees, employers, insurance carriers and benefits brokers with easy-to-use benefits enrollment and management tools that ensure secure capture of employee data, and regulatory compliance and security that exceed federally mandated privacy laws. Additional information about GroupHub may be found at http://grouphub.io.