Get smart on the hottest topics in health.

Health Supernova 2023, presented by the UT Dallas, is bringing together the best in health and biotech+ to explore these hot topics and more. Check out this years lineup below and stay tuned for speaker and session announcements!

Health Supernova 2023 Tracks


Sponsored by UT Dallas

Patient Experience

Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield | C1 Innovation Lab

Mental Health


8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Check In

Please check in for Health Supernova before heading to programming.

Pegasus Park Lobby

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Cup of Capital

Capital Factory’s most popular networking event! Come meet your next mentor, co-founder, investor, or government partners during this free hour of coffee and networking.


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Investor Office Hours

Details TBD.

Pegasus Park – Founder Lounge (Room 100)

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Austinpreneur

Listen to startup stories from entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and technologists shaping the Austin startup community throughout the day! Austinpreneur will give you a glimpse into how Austin made itself a tier 1 city for technology, creativity and startups. Takeaway key insights for building your own success story in topics like fundraising, building products, sales, investing and creating company culture.

Pegasus Park – Room 102

10:30 AM - 5:00 PM Austin Medtech - Focus on the Founder

Details TBD.

Pegasus Park Room 100

10:40 AM - 10:55 AM Health Supernova Kick Off

Join Steve Guengerich from The University of Texas at Dallas as he kicks off Health Supernova 2023, presented by The University of Texas at Dallas!

Pegasus Park Ballroom (101A & 101B)

10:55 AM - 11:05 AM Maximizing Brain Potential: A Roadmap to Optimal Brain Health

Hear from Sandi Chapman, from the Center for Brainhealth, as she kicks off the Neurotech track! 

Pegasus Park Ballroom (101A & 101B)

11:05 AM - 11:25 AM The Future of Brain-Computer Interfaces: A Conversation with Paradromics and OpenBCI

Tune in for an electrifying Fireside Chat with Matt Angle of Paradromics and Joseph Artuso from OpenBCI as they dive into the fascinating world of Neurotech!

Pegasus Park Ballroom (101A & 101B)

11:25 AM - 11:35 AM Revolutionizing Brain Performance: Unleashing the Potential with NeuroX1

Details TBD.

Pegasus Park Ballroom (101A & 101B)

11:35 AM - 11:45 AM Unveiling the Hidden World: Exploring Brain Insights with Advanced Scanners

Details TBD.

Pegasus Park Ballroom (101A & 101B)

11:45 AM - 12:05 PM Investing in Healthcare Innovation

Don’t miss an incredible opportunity to hear from Milad Alucozai, Head of Life Sciences at BoxOne Ventures!

Pegasus Park Ballroom (101A & 101B)

12:05 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch & Epic Office Hours

Take a break and grab bite to eat during Epic Office Hours. EOH is a series of lighting speed mentoring sessions with serial entrepreneurs, corporate executives and investors. Attendees will receive a curated schedule of meetings based on various factors including stage and industry. This is an opportunity to connect with your local entrepreneurial community and receive valuable feedback on your venture. *This event is private to Portfolio Members only.

Pegasus Park North Lobby

1:40 PM - 1:50 PM Mental Health Track Kickoff

Details TBD.

Pegasus Park Ballroom (101A & 101B)

1:55 PM - 2:10 PM Unlocking the Therapeutic Potential of Psychedelics

Join us for an insightful session as we delve into the groundbreaking work of 2A Biosciences, a pioneering startup at the forefront of using psychedelics for medical purposes. This session will explore their innovative approach to utilizing 5HT-2A receptor activation to tackle dermatological and other inflammatory diseases. Discover the potential of this emerging field and gain valuable insights into the future of psychedelic-based therapies.

Pegasus Park Ballroom (101A & 101B)

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM Senseye: Unleashing the Potential of Machine Vision

Don’t miss this captivating lightning talk featuring David Zakaraie of Senseye, an industry-leading company specializing in machine vision technology. Join us for an engaging session where Senseye experts will shed light on their innovative solutions and how they are revolutionizing the world of visual inspection and predictive maintenance. Discover how Senseye’s cutting-edge algorithms and AI-driven analytics are transforming industrial operations, improving efficiency, and reducing costly downtime. Prepare to be inspired by the endless possibilities of machine vision in this exciting and informative session.

Pegasus Park Ballroom (101A & 101B)

2:35 PM - 2:45 PM Patient Experience & AI KickOff

Join Addison McGuffin, from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, as she kicks off the Patient Experience track!

Pegasus Park Ballroom (101A & 101B)

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM TBD

Details TBD.

Pegasus Park Ballroom (101A & 101B)

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Lightning talk

Details TBD.

Pegasus Park Ballroom (101A & 101B)

3:15 PM - 3:25 PM Advancing Automation in Healthcare

Hear pitches from Diligent Robotics!

Pegasus Park Ballroom (101A & 101B)

3:25 PM - 3:35 PM Revolutionizing Medicine and Surgery with Lazarus 3D

Hear pitches from Lazarus 3D!

Pegasus Park Ballroom (101A & 101B)

3:50 PM - 4:00 PM Pulling it All Together

Join Dr. Baowei Fei, Director for the Center for Imaging and Surgical Innovation (CISI) at The University of Texas at Dallas as he closes out a day full of programming!

Pegasus Park – Ballroom (101A & 101B)

3:50 PM - 4:00 PM Happy Hour

Details TBD.

Location TBD.