Ben Matthews

Ben is currently an independent advisor providing strategy, financing and business development expertise to startup companies in the Healthcare sector with a particular focus on mobile health, and has already provided a critical role in the exit/acquisition of FliiFitness. Most recently at HTX, a non-profit focused on financing early stage Medtech companies, he managed a portfolio of innovative Medtech companies developing new diagnostics, device and enterprise IT software. Previous to that role, Ben was an Analyst at a $200M venture fund that invested in novel biopharmaceutical companies. He also has a breadth and depth of intellectual property strategy, technology licensing and spinoff creation experience from institutions such as UBC, Canadian Institute of Health Research, The Hospital for Sick Children, and The University of Toronto.

Further, the continual transformation of healthcare and the transition from ideas to products to outcomes is a constant source of opportunity and education and Ben has spoken on these topics at numerous events including OCE Discovery and Hacking Health: Toronto.