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Life after a Hackathon: Project Trajectories after 48 Hours of Hacking

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On Thursday, November 22, Hacking Health Hamilton is hosting our first Meetup of the 2019 Meetup season at CoMotion On King ( in Downtown Hamilton.

CoMotion On King is a co-working initiative and Hamilton's largest co-working space in the heart of downtown.

We will have a panel of past Hacking Health Hamilton Hackathon winners discuss their project and their life as healthcare innovators following their hackathon experience.


Riya Karumanchi is an entrepreneur, an inventor, a keen agent for social change, and an intern at the prestigious Mobile and Electronic Health Development and Innovation Centre at Mohawk College.

Riya proposed SmartCane ( and won the People's Choice Award at Hacking Health Hamilton Hackathon 2017 with her team. Riya has raised around $56,000 in initial funding from various investors, including Microsoft.


Andrea Wurster proposed TapLog and will talk about her story about TapLog.


Jesse Mastrangelo is a founder of NavaBed. NavaBed is an early stage technology company focused on the Ontario Long-Term Care system. Our mission is to improve the patient experience, while also increasing efficiencies and reducing spending at a systems level.

NavaBed won our first prize from Mohawk MEDIC and the Innovation Factory prize in 2018 Hacking Health Hamilton Hackathon.

Join us on Thursday evening, November 22 at the CoMotion on King for a chance to catch up with HHH members and enjoy three talks.

We are looking forward to seeing you!

When? Thursday, November 22, 2018, at 6:00 PM
Where? CoMotion on King, Hamilton ON