Gary Warren Named Small Business Champion of the Year Finalist

ivWatch's CEO Gary Warren is among five small business owners in the running for the Hatch's “Small Business Champion of the Year” award.

December 14, 2017 – ivWatch announces Gary Warren, President and CEO of ivWatch is among five small business owners competing for the Hatch “Small Business Champion of the Year” award. The winner receiving the most votes will be named and recognized at the fourth annual State of the Startup Community Address on January 25. Voting is simple and open to anyone now through Sunday, Jan. 21 here.

Under Warren’s leadership, ivWatch is on a pursuit to provide affordable and innovative technology allowing hospitals to improve the safety for their patients by reducing the risks associated with IV infiltration.

“Building a medical device company is both a business risk and costlier than most would realize. And it has been an exciting journey to see the growth of ivWatch over the past eight years,” says Warren. “Our employees are united by the common mission to advance patient safety and it’s rewarding to be at a stage where our product is at work in hospitals across the country.”

The State of the Startup Community Address is organized for the Hampton Roads business community to come together and reflect on progress throughout the year. Hampton-based ivWatch may be small with just under 40 employees, but the prospects are promising as personnel has more than doubled in two years. The company has a dedicated executive team and with increased research and development, sales force and marketing teams they are prepared for continued growth and expansion.

“The five finalists all embody the entrepreneurial spirit of our growing small business community,” says Zack Miller, founder of Hatch. “Gary’s a leader in the Hampton Roads business and entrepreneur communities and our members can look to him to see how an idea can become a company, and how passion can make a company competitive and successful.”

To cast a vote for Gary Warren, please visit

About Hatch:
Hatch is an award-winning organization that is dedicated to making entrepreneurship a viable option for everyone. Hatch has helped thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. In addition to providing entrepreneurs with the tools and resources they need individually, Hatch helps cities champion entrepreneurship within their community and prepare for their future economic needs with investments in human capital. Hatch is located in Norfolk, Virginia.

About ivWatch:
ivWatch, LLC is the leading medical device manufacturer and biosensor technology company focused on improving patient safety and the effectiveness of intravenous therapy. Our dedicated and passionate team is focused on our company vision of eliminating patient harm caused by infiltrations and extravasations. Through our innovative monitored IV solutions, we help minimize the risks associated with adverse IV events. Follow us on Twitter @ivWatch or Facebook @ivWatchLLC

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