The Healthcare Innovation Company (thINc) announced the initial list of startups that will be participating in its annual thINc360 conference, taking place June 20-22, at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C.
In 2021, OxiWear was selected to join the second cohort of the leAD Lake Nona Accelerator, and last fall, the company brought its first product to market. In honor of last week’s World Pulmonary Hypertension Day, Shavini shares lessons learned as a startup founder and her outlook on the future of wearable health technology.
Hoyapreneurs from around the world gathered at The Battery in San Francisco on April 21, 2023, to join the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Alliance for an exciting “Shark Tank-style” pitch competition between three ventures that were created, managed, and led by alumnae.
Imagine you are sitting in an executive boardroom. You are the only woman in the meeting. You are the founder and CEO of a med-tech startup. You are an immigrant from Sri Lanka with a chronic medical condition that was the catalyst for inventing the new product you are introducing.
OxiWear device uses Nordic nRF52840 SoC to process and relay sensor data via low power Bluetooth LE wireless connectivity
Our 2022 Catalyst Winners are ground-breaking social entrepreneurs using wireless to close the digital divide, provide immersive learning resources and develop innovative telehealth services. I was proud that the Foundation awarded grants to these innovators, who are solving pressing issues in American communities, last year.
In 2019, she invented OxiWear, an ear-wearable pulse oximeter and alert accessory for continuous oxygen monitoring.
OxiWear signed a letter of intent with the Inspired Performance Institute based in Lake Nona, Florida. OxiWear will work with the Inspired Performance Institute to develop a custom application to use along with the OxiWear device to help individuals manage and pro-actively prevent panic attack episodes.
The med-tech startup’s earpiece monitors blood-oxygen levels and alerts the wearer when they drop.
Air Locker Training, an Australia-based fitness franchise that simulates altitude training in its studios, has signed a memorandum of understanding with OxiWear, an ear-worn pulse oximeter, to distribute the device to all its members.