Aging2.0 is a global innovation platform for aging and senior care. It is on a mission to accelerate innovation to improve the lives of older adults around the world. Aging2.0 connects, educates and supports innovators through regular events, the Alliance membership program, Leaders Circle, consumer panel, CoverAGE newsletter, and Academy startup accelerator. Over the past 3 years, Aging 2.0 has hosted more than 100 events internationally, cultivating a robust ecosystem of innovators including entrepreneurs, technologists, designers, investors, long-term care providers and elders themselves.
The local chapter is “raising the bar,” says the San Francisco-based headquarters team, and has leveraged movement in the community by being housed in the Greater Richmond Age Wave’s Business for Life work group, which includes a diverse network of advocates and leaders.
The goals of the Richmond Aging2.0 Chapter is to find the top startups, develop a local ecosystem of innovation and share innovation best practices.
Business for Life and Aging2.0 Projects in 2017
Business for Life Workgroup members are able to provide services to our community of entrepreneurs such as:
Aging2.0 In The News
Local startup books a reservation in Silicon Valley
An Uber-inspired local startup is headed west thanks to its victory last week at Richmond’s newest startup competition. Uzurv, a Richmond-based ride reservation app that’s designed to complement services like Uber and Lyft, was named the winner of a pitch contest hosted by the local chapter of Aging2.0. Read more.
Contest dangles trip to startup mecca
One of Richmond’s latest startup competitions is upping the ante this year with a trip to Silicon Valley.
The local chapter of Aging2.0 is hosting a pitch event April 7 for the San Francisco-based organization’s Global Startup Search, a competition for companies developing goods and services catered to senior citizens. The local event will be held at Genworth Financial’s offices at 6620 W. Broad St. Read more.
Your Health: Pitching ideas for Better Caregiving
BY TAMMIE SMITH Richmond Times-Dispatch
Lindsay King Seymour’s “Catch a Glimpse of Me” was the winner of a local competition in which entrepreneurs pitched ideas for improving caregiving of older Americans. Read more.
Four results-oriented work groups and community deliverables drive new momentum and progress through the delivery of concrete products that include: