Accelerated Vision The Prysm Institute is an international virtual accelerator for healthcare, life science, and technology industries — from small start-ups to established companies.


Led by Dr. James Gillespie and run in partnership with real estate development firm Sterling Bay, our community of global advisors, fellows, and scholars unite the most experienced and innovative talent in biopharma, health, data, device, medicine, and technology.


Prysm Institute leads an engaging set of projects to catalyze new businesses and accelerate innovation in existing operations.

A capital investment initiative to help develop and fund start-ups in the fields of healthcare, life sciences, and technology regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, or background. 
An intense workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs offering one-on-one coaching from leaders and investors in the life sciences field. 


Our monthly podcasts highlight incredible ingenuity within the emerging markets of healthcare and life sciences.

A monthly podcast focused on emerging trends and leaders in the Chicagoland healthcare and life sciences sectors.