Benefitter Named Health Technologies Finalist for South by Southwest V2Venture Competition

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013

South by Southwest names Benefitter one of five top finalists in the Health Technologies category to compete at the South by Southwest 2013 V2Venture (SXSW V2V) pitch competition at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas on August 14th.

“Benefitter is delighted to be recognized as a finalist in the South by Southwest V2Venture competition,” says Brian Poger, CEO of Benefitter. “The event is an excellent venue to highlight Benefitter’s mission to help brokers, employers, and employees navigate the evolving Affordable Care Act legislation.”

The Health Technologies category of SXSW V2V focuses on patient-centric health applications and technologies that connect patients, families, physicians, pharmacists, care providers (hospitals, clinics) and benefit providers to share timely, relevant health data and drive better outcomes at affordable and sustainable cost levels.

“At Benefitter we believe healthcare consumers need solutions that are user-friendly and straightforward,” says Conrad Voorsanger, VP of Marketing at Benefitter. “Our goal is to make navigating healthcare coverage decisions feel as comfortable and intuitive as buying a book on Amazon.com.”

Benefitter will join the two-day SXSW V2Venture pitch event with over 1,500 other thought leaders. Participants will engage with other innovative companies, visionaries and investors across all the creative industries at the center of the SXSW family of events.

About Benefitter

Benefitter helps employers and employees confidently navigate the evolving healthcare reform legislation. Benefitter works closely with agents, brokers and consultants to deliver straightforward software-as-a-service solutions to employers and employees. Based in San Francisco, California, Benefitter is funded in part by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Aberdare Ventures, and Mayo Clinic. http://www.benefitter.com

About SXSW V2Venture

Startups, Innovators & You. SXSW V2V offers entrepreneurs from across all creative industries a space to learn the skills, make the connections and find the inspiration to take their ideas and talents to the next level. Join over 1500 thought leaders for this first-ever SXSW event in Las Vegas. http://sxswv2v.com/

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