About Akili

At Akili Software, we build software that caregivers LOVE to use. Launched in 2014 by two women entrepreneurs, Akili Software is passionate about delivering web and mobile applications that enable our user community to work smarter, deliver better care, and address the ever present challenge of care communication. While we admit to having aggressive plans, we believe we can make good progress this year with the right goals and the right people.
Our innovative line of software products focus on care coordination for caregivers including home care providers, volunteer organizations, even friends and family. Our first applications, Kili Referral Manager and the Kili Connect Portal were in live beta as of July 2014. Check it out at kilisoft.com.

Our recently launched EDI Smart Reader is a simple but powerful tool that converts Medicare 5010 response files into a readable format, allowing for quick claim correction and resubmission, preventing delays in reimbursement, with export features that allow organizations to analyze denial trends. Check it out at edismartreader.com.

Press and Updates

Akili Software Selected to Demo at CED Tech Conference 2014

DURHAM, NC, Aug. 20, 2014 — The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), the largest and oldest entrepreneurial support organization in the country, today announced more than 60 “demo” companies that will demonstrate their products and technologies in a Demo Room at this year’s CED Tech Venture Conference 2014. These companies have distinguished themselves as among North Carolina’s most exciting early-stage companies.

Raleigh Innovators Program: Finalists Are Announced!

The Citrix Startup Accelerator announced today the seven final teams that are selected to participate in the upcoming Innovators Program – Raleigh, which officially begins this Monday. The three-month residency program, hosted in collaboration with Red Hat, HQ Raleigh and the City of Raleigh, combines design thinking and lean business practices to help early-stage startups develop breakthrough mobile, cloud, and collaboration technologies.
The finalists for the program include Mindset Systems Incorporated; Joosy, Inc.; EMPLOYUS, two internal Citrix teams, and TWO HQ Raleigh Teams- Akili Software, Inc. and UserLite.
Each team will receive in-depth training, expert mentorship, workspace at the new Citrix-Sharefile office, and $25K in seed funding after attending a two-day boot camp this weekend before the program start on Monday.
Mayor Nancy McFarlane revealed at last week’s Raleigh Innovation Summit, a commitment from the City to provide a $100K grant supporting entrepreneurs, including support of the accelerator through the seed funding offered to participants.
DeLisa Alexander, executive vice president and chief people officer at Red Hat, announced that Red Hat would collaborate with Citrix Startup Accelerator to support the Raleigh program. “As a longtime member of the Triangle business community, Red Hat sees tremendous potential for this region to be a hot spot for innovation and entrepreneurism,” she said while adding that Red Hat wants to do their “part to support emerging technology companies and grow the innovation community in Raleigh and beyond.”
HQ member and founder of Akili Software, Michelle Harper, says that “I learned of the Citrix Startup Accelerator through my membership at HQ Raleigh, and as a first-time CEO, I see immense value in gaining access to industry leaders and mentors both locally and in Silicon Valley through the program. Additionally, the coaching in collaboration, design thinking, and lean startup approaches will advance Akili Software as we build the next generation of care coordination software for the home care industry.”

Michelle Harper, CEO

Michelle HarperMichelle Harper is a 10 year veteran of health care + technology, passionate about building strong, collaborative teams and delivering applications that end users LOVE to use. Michelle recently founded and become CEO of Akili, Software, Inc. based in the HQ Raleigh startup incubator. A red wine, loves white water rafting, and yes I recycle kind of girl.