Built In Chicago June 11, 2019
Brian Nordli

Navigating the American healthcare industry can feel like an impossible task, between the red tape and the lack of collaboration between payers and providers.

But it can be done. MATTER, a Chicago-based healthtech incubator, believes it has found a blueprint for success — and it has the stats to prove it. Founded in 2014, MATTER operates as a compass for healthtech startups, providing guidance to help them navigate the industry and find success.

In the five years since its founding, MATTER has worked with more than 200 health technology startups, and those startups have collectively raised more than $1 billion in funding.

According to co-founder and CEO Steven Collens, the incubator’s Chicago location has been indispensable in fostering a thriving...