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Pocket Innovations

Pocket Innovations are solving the common post-pacemaker complication known as the pocket hematoma.
Pocket Innovations is taking on the common complication of pocket hematoma associated with pacemaker implants by using a therapeutic compression device that prevents them from ever developing.

What's Innovative About Their Solution?

Pocket Innovations' solution is taking on the problem as the first ever preventative device for the complication. Approaching it in this way benefits all patients by decreasing complications while increasing Pocket Innovations' market size. 

📍 Location

Texas, USA

⚙️ Product Stage

Functional Prototype

🏭 Industries

Health and Wellness

🤑 Fundraising Status

Considering raising

💸 Total Funding
To Date


🙌 Founder Demographics

Female founder, LGBT founder, Minority founder

Big Wins

  • Winner of LaunchPad Idea Place
  • Winner at VCU Demo Day
  • Winner of Best Female Founders award at Something In the Water Pitch Competition
  • Top 14 startup finalist for MassChallenge TX
  • 1 patent awarded
  • 1 provisional patent 
  • Partnerships with VCU Health, University of Texas, and the VHA innovation network 

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Contact the Founder:

Kayla Burkholder


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