DHIT Press Release | Nov 14, 2017
Little Green Software and Hatteras Venture Partners have announced they will become members of DHITglobal.org (DHIT), a social venture dedicated to driving digital health innovation across the ecosystem and transforming North Carolina and the Triangle into a global digital health hub. They will join co-founders Bluedoor and the NSF ASSIST Center on a mission to bring together diverse stakeholders from the healthcare, technology, investor, research, business and entrepreneurial communities to play a role in driving the digital health revolution through experiential workshops, thought leadership and Open Innovation events.
Michael Levy, co-founder of DHIT and CEO of Bluedoor, said, “Having these diverse and passionate businesses joining our organization is a testament to the value DHIT is bringing to the marketplace. Our goal is to bring together leaders to drive innovation in healthcare to improve patient outcomes, lower healthcare costs, increase access, and empower the communities we serve. Both of these members bring different but vital perspectives to our digital health ecosystem – healthcare application development, and investment philosophy and discipline – necessary to attract and grow digital health businesses across the state of North Carolina.”
Ed Holzwarth, President of Little Green Software, said, “Innovators in North Carolina are doing incredible work to solve healthcare’s biggest challenges. With the fast pace of innovation, there is enormous value in sharing knowledge and perspectives, and so Little Green Software is proud to support DHIT in its mission to bring this community together.”
John Crumpler, General Partner and Co-founder of Hatteras Venture Partners said, “We are inspired by the vision and passion of the DHIT founders. Recognizing the opportunity in front of us all to make North Carolina a national leader in digital health innovation, we are excited to support and partner in these efforts.”
About Little Green Software
Little Green Software designs and develops award-winning applications for iOS, Android and web in research and healthcare space. We’ve worked with clients such as Duke, UNC, RTI International, SunTech Medical to build native apps that provide a high-performance, premium user experience that fits their specific context. Our user-centered design process delivers exceptional value to the end-user and our clients in commercial, clinical and research settings. We focus on communication and clarity with our simple Agile approach that allows faster release cycles and opportunities for early feedback.
Every day, our team of professionals builds products that sync with the cloud, send timely push notifications, connect with Facebook, handle secure transactions, detect the user’s location, open the camera, and take advantage of the many other opportunity-creating features of these constantly evolving platforms. We’ve worked extensively with Bluetooth Smart wireless devices, Smart on FHIR, and we are experts in privacy, security, compliance and certifications for health and medical applications.
About Hatteras Venture Partners
Hatteras Venture Partners is a venture capital firm based in Durham, NC with a focus on seed and early-stage healthcare investing. The firm focuses on biopharmaceutical, healthcare IT, medical device, and diagnostic opportunities. Hatteras has approximately $450 million under management in five venture capital funds. The firm is led by a seasoned team of entrepreneurs and operators and has a long and successful track record of seed and early-stage investing and company formation. To learn more about Hatteras Venture Partners, please visit hatterasvp.com.
Bluedoor is a digital health acceleration and transformation firm for start-ups and healthcare organizations. Our mission is to improve people’s lives by leveraging transformative digital health solutions. We accelerate digital health innovation for start-ups and healthcare providers from ideation, solution design and rapid prototyping to piloting, validation and commercialization. For more information visit bluedoor.us.
DHIT (Digital Health Impact & Transformation) is a social venture dedicated to driving digital health innovation across the ecosystem and transforming North Carolina and the Triangle into a global digital health hub. We bring together diverse stakeholders from the healthcare, technology, investor, research, business and entrepreneurial communities to play a role in accelerating the digital health revolution for the benefit of all. For more information visit dhitglobal.org.
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