Are you a Scaleup?

Are you already in market with product market fit, customers and investment but want access to a large corporate client to help you scale quickly?  HCF Catalyst potentially provides access to HCF’s member base to help such business rapidly increase their exposure.

The aim of the Scaleup program is to achieve a commercial agreement with HCF to take your business proposition or product to the expansive HCF network.

A successful Scaleup is:

  • Able to demonstrate product/market fit, traction and the ability to scale
  • Has a functional product that aligns to one of the HCF Catalyst themes
  • Has an existing customer base and revenue stream, with growth year on year
  • Has a stable team
  • Is able to deliver a solution within three months of starting
  • Is looking to scale quickly

Here’s what you get for the HCF Catalyst Scaleup program:

Scaleup participants have the potential to achieve the following:

  • Potential access to HCF’s member network giving you the opportunity to work with a large, engaged customer base to test and learn
  • Potential business opportunities/collaborations and commercial agreements with HCF
  • Mentoring and coaching by some of the industry’s leading experts
  • Access to products and services provided by our strategic partners and sponsors
  • Access to investors including participation at the ‘Demo Day’ event with the Startup participants
  • Inclusion in HCF Catalyst media and events


If successfully shortlisted you will need to present a 15-minute pitch to HCF Management, Slingshot and Investors on 6 or 7 December 2016. Your eligibility will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Your idea aligns to one of the HCF themes
  • There is an existing customer base with existing revenue
  • Web-based & digitally-focused
  • Scalable globally with large markets, users & revenue as a goal
  • Capable of scaling quickly to meet demand
  • Year on year growth, a solution deliverable within three months of commencing with HCF Catalyst program
  • A passionate, committed and stable team


HCF have identified a range of themes that they want Startups and Scaleups to develop.


If you’re ready to take your health tech idea from concept to MVP then the HCF Catalyst Accelerator program is for you.


HCF Catalyst also has a program to suit Scaleups needing a large customer base.


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