OxiWear signed a memorandum of understanding with Air Locker Training, a hybrid health and fitness franchise headquartered in New South Wales, Australia. By bringing “the mountains to the masses,” Air Locker Training is commercializing hypoxic therapy and simulated altitude training which was previously only available to medical practitioners, elite athletes, the armed forces and NASA. The […]
Today, we take Mic’d Up one step further – and hear from Shavini Fernando. A woman in Arlington who invented a product meant to save lives. Including — her own.
In this post, we sit down with company founder Shavini Fernando to hear about how she built this innovative new device, why she uses multiple 3D printing materials, and what’s next for OxiWear.
In this article, I’m highlighting four industry experts that have committed their careers to improving healthcare outcomes for women in the cardiovascular space, from diversifying clinical trials, raising awareness, and educating patients and healthcare professionals, to creating technology solutions to reduce gender and racial biases that still exist in this space and improve diagnostics and […]
With 80% of premature heart disease and stroke deemed to be preventable, there is huge scope for companies in the cardiovascular space to make an impact. Therefore, we have collected some of the leaders in this space in line with our FemTech Untapped event. Yet it must be noted that this is not an all-encompassing […]
OxiWear was awarded a $25,000 grant as a winner of Catalyst, CTIA Wireless Foundation’s competitive grants program accelerating social entrepreneurs using 5G innovations to enhance American communities.
CTIA Wireless Foundation announced the 2022 winners of Catalyst, a competitive grants program accelerating social entrepreneurs using 5G innovations to enhance American communities.
The device is undergoing clinical testing to pursue FDA approval. But initially, it’s finding a market in the sports world, where athletes are using it to monitor themselves in high-altitude environments.
After raising $1.25 million last year, OxiWear founder Shavini Fernando told ARLnow that they are now in midst of testing in order to start selling the small, ear-worn blood oxygen alert system by late October. The hope is to, at least initially, appeal to the fitness and exercise market.
OxiWear, an Arlington-based health tech startup, secured $70,000 from Halcyon Angels, an early-stage investing network from Washington, D.C. social impact nonprofit Halcyon. That comes not long after OxiWear collected its second $100,000 investment from the nonprofit’s separate Halcyon Fund.