About AgeTech Collaborative™

Why the Collaborative?

How do you define AgeTech?

AgeTech is the growing category of technology solutions designed to meet the needs of the world’s aging population and the more than $45 trillion economy it represents. Sitting at the intersection of longevity and technology, AgeTech includes products, services and experiences across industries that contribute to longer, healthier lives and empower people to choose how they live as they age.

Our Ecosystem

Who is Part of the AgeTech Collaborative™?


Institutions, Venture Capital Firms, and/or Corporations that invest in startups

Gain access to a growing portfolio of AgeTech solutions.


Leading brands interested in tapping the high growth AgeTech arena

Increase the value and reach of your brand through collaborative opportunities with emerging AgeTech solutions.


Organizations looking to offer a pilot environment for startups to test and validate solutions

Offer your customers and patients innovative solutions through early-stage startups developing products and services in critical AgeTech categories.

Business Services

Companies with a product or service that would appeal to early-stage startups

Grow your business and client base by providing services to the startup community.


Startups with products or services focused on the 50+ market

In order to be invited to join the AgeTech Collaborative, a startups must first work with AARP through a pitch, challenge or mentorship program.

Let's Get Started

Helps us drive innovation at the nexus of longevity and technology

Frequently Asked Questions

How Can We Help?

Reference our frequently asked questions with information at your fingertips. 

Is this restricted to AgeTech solutions only?

Yes, our work aligns with the strategic initiatives of AARP, which means we are looking for startups with technological solutions that empower people to choose how they live as they age.

If I join, what are the expectations?

We are so glad you asked. Our hope is that you engage with other participants. That can be done through communicating with startups, attending events, and generally being active within the community.

How do I apply to join the AgeTech Collaborative™?

We are so glad you are interested in joining!

If you are a startup, please note that the AgeTech Collaborative is currently only available to AARP Portfolio startups. Check out our startup page to learn more about how to engage with the AARP Innovation Labs team.

If you are interested in joining as an investor, testbed, business service, or industry leader, please apply here.

How many portfolio companies do you have?

You can view our growing AARP Startup Portfolio in our startup directory.

Does it cost anything to join?

Good question! While there is currently no fee associated with joining in the AgeTech Collaborative™, we do ask that our participants engage with others in the community by attending events and communicating in our forums.

My organization is already in the AgeTech Collaborative™ but I do not have an account yet. How do I login?

If your organization is already part of the AgeTech Collaborative™, ask your primary contact to send you an invitation to join. If you do not know who the primary contact is, email us at info@agetechcollaborative.org.


Meet the Team

Andy Miller

SVP, AARP Innovation Labs

Rick Robinson

Rick Robinson

VP & GM, AgeTech Collaborative

Amelia Hay

VP, Startup Programming

Deborah Jordan

Director, Design Thinking

Sasha Spellman

Director, Collaborative Engagement

Aurelie Cornett

Director, Business Development

Sarah Miller

Senior Advisor, Innovation Catalyst

Amy Shroads

Director, Startup Program Management

Steven Perdue

Business Development Advisor

Mary Byrnes

Manager, Startup Programming

Sheila Collins

Senior Advisor, Startup Programming

Liv Tomaszewski

Account Manager

Mrunal Aras

Design Thinking Manager

Elisabeth Pendergrass

Elisabeth Pendergrass

Marketing Manager

Callie Jacobs

Startup Portfolio Manager

Stephanie A. Davis

Senior Business Unit Associate

Catherine Hackney

Community Manager

Mark Ogilbee

Content Creator

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Help us drive innovation at the nexus of longevity and technology