HOUSTON, TX – Houston Angel Network (HAN) members Rob Hemker, Leslie Goldman and Allison Piper awarded a $50,000 investment prize to Materna Medical at the 2019 IGNITE Fire Pitch Competition on October 17, 2019. In its third year, the IGNITE competition hosted by TMCx in the Houston Medical Center spotlights women-led early stage health care industry companies.

“We are proud to represent the Houston Angel Network in selecting Materna Medical to receive this investment prize,” said Piper. “The IGNITE Fire Pitch Competition is a critical component of the entrepreneurial ecosystem, bringing talent to Houston and supporting the efforts of women-led startups.”