Digital health startup accelerator and venture fund Dreamit Health has appointed Adam Dakin as the new Managing Director of Health. In his new role as Managing Director, Dakin will focus on the development and acceleration of cutting-edge early stage digital health medical startups from around the world.
Prior to joining Dreamit, Adam served as CEO of PhotoSonix Medical, a company he co-founded that is developing a consumer device for acne. Previously, he served as the CEO of Bioconnect Systems and X-SITE Medical (acquired by Maquet Getinge Group).
His career has focused exclusively on building early stage venture-backed health tech companies. He has co-founded five health technology companies which have raised over $60M in early stage capital. He is also the co-founder of the PLEXUS Innovation Hub, a Philadelphia-based co-working space focused on early stage health technology companies.
“I’m thrilled that Adam has joined the Dreamit team” said Steve Barsh, Dreamit’s Chief Innovation Officer in a statement. “Adam’s deep and strong experience is exactly what early stage health companies need to help accelerate them to success.”
Dreamit Health has accelerated over 50 startups, providing funding, pilots, mentorship, industry insights, data and access to customers and investors through its global network. Dreamit Health alumni have gone on to raise additional capital, secure coveted pilot programs, win contracts, and successfully exit.