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Democratizing blood pressure monitoring

Complications from high blood pressure kill 10 million people a year. Studies show that while control has plateaued in developed countries, in the developing world prevalence continues to grow while awareness remains low. As early detection is essential, more accessible and frequent monitoring is now seen as vital. What if it were possible to put

Democratizing blood pressure monitoring2021-10-08T08:26:08+01:00

Estas son las 22 ‘startups’ españolas que pueden cambiar el turismo

España lidera la innovación en el sector con más 'startups' que ningún otro país en el ranking de la Organización Mundial del Turismo. De las 100 mejores startups del mundo seleccionadas por la Organización Mundial del Turismo (OMT), España se sitúa a la cabeza de la contribución innovadora al sector turístico con 24 firmas, seguida muy de

Estas son las 22 ‘startups’ españolas que pueden cambiar el turismo2021-10-08T08:24:08+01:00

Smartphone Blood Pressure App Publishes Clinical Validation

The team behind the OptiBP app that uses a smartphone’s camera to accurately record blood pressure has announced the publication of clinical study results that validate the accuracy of the technology. Conducted by the team of Prof. Patrick Schoettker at CHUV Lausanne University hospital and the University of Lausanne UNIL in Switzerland, the study results confirm Biospectal OptiBP meets the ISO 81060-2

Smartphone Blood Pressure App Publishes Clinical Validation2021-09-30T10:37:13+01:00

Biospectal Raises $4.3M Seed Funding Led by Digital Health Investor, SeedLink

Remote patient monitoring and biosensing company will use investment to scale its OptiBP™ blood pressure measurement and monitoring product and operations worldwide; Renowned interventional cardiologist and inventor, Dr. Fred St. Goar, MD and SeedLink's Tim Juergens appointed to Biospectal's Board of Directors LAUSANNE, Switzerland and SAN FRANCISCO, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Biospectal SA, the remote patient monitoring and biosensing software

Biospectal Raises $4.3M Seed Funding Led by Digital Health Investor, SeedLink2021-09-30T10:37:22+01:00

ScanTrust – ePac Flexible Packaging & Scantrust’s ambitious new Global Partnership

Innovative companies providing connected packaging for brands of all sizes LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Scantrust has entered into a global agreement with ePAC as the technology provider for a new connected packaging and connected goods service under the name ePacConnect. ePacConnect flexible packages are used by consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies and have Scantrust secured and

ScanTrust – ePac Flexible Packaging & Scantrust’s ambitious new Global Partnership2021-09-30T10:37:41+01:00

BYHOURS – “If you want to go fast go alone, if you want to go far go accompanied”. Guillermo Gaspart

Today we feature Guillermo Gaspart, CEO and co-founder of ByHours, a venture-funded hotel booking company with a difference. Born and raised in Barcelona, Spain, CEO Guillermo is a fourth generation hotel business entrepreneur and has been in the hotel industry for all of his professional life. His great grandfather was one of the pioneer

BYHOURS – “If you want to go fast go alone, if you want to go far go accompanied”. Guillermo Gaspart2021-09-30T10:35:56+01:00

Privilège Ventures makes five investments in two months

Just 60 days after the first close of its Capital Fund III, Privilège Ventures added five startups to its investments portfolio. The firm plans to expand the portfolio to include up to five startups in the next six months. On 30th April, Privilège Ventures announced the first close of Fund III with a target size of CHF20

Privilège Ventures makes five investments in two months2021-09-30T14:42:38+01:00

BYHOURS – Every Crisis Is an Opportunity, Even in Hospitality

The tourism sector is in a delicate moment, although with the opening of tourism and new measures, it is gradually recovering. We are immersed in a complicated situation but there are also many opportunities to update our offering, to think of new ways to reach customers and to adopt the best way to highlight

BYHOURS – Every Crisis Is an Opportunity, Even in Hospitality2021-09-30T11:07:25+01:00

ScanTrust on a steady growth path

The outbreak of the global pandemic accelerated the need for contactless solutions to facilitate customer interactions and for QR codes as a connected products gateway. Scantrust, with its proprietary barcode scanning technology, has benefited from this trend resulting in over 100 percent revenue growth since the pandemic began. Scantrust is a connected products platform for companies

ScanTrust on a steady growth path2021-09-30T11:15:32+01:00

BYHOURS – Sabre partners with ByHours to sell hotel rooms by the hour

Sabre has teamed up with microstay hotel booking platform ByHours to offer by-the-hour hotel reservations. The Texas-based global distribution system says the agreement makes Sabre the first global platform to offer hourly hotel reservations. Through the partnership, travel agents will have access to content that will allow them to sell rooms by the hour through the ByHours’

BYHOURS – Sabre partners with ByHours to sell hotel rooms by the hour2021-09-30T11:15:45+01:00

Startupticker – Privilège Ventures launches third fund

Privilège Ventures announces the first closing of its Privilège Capital Fund III. The fund with a target size of CHF20 million focusses on seed and early stage companies located mainly in Switzerland. Privilège expects to make 6-8 investments in the next 2 months. With 24 tickets since 2016 in Funds I and II, 12 of

Startupticker – Privilège Ventures launches third fund2021-10-08T08:40:41+01:00

Zucchetti punta su benessere e motivazione delle persone con Beaconforce

La suite Zucchetti per la gestione delle risorse umane si arricchisce di una soluzione capace di analizzare e misurare il ‘sentiment’ delle persone all’interno delle aziende e che si distingue per essere innovativa, in tecnologia mobile first e internazionale. L'engagement, la motivazione e, più in generale, il benessere psico-fisico delle persone sul luogo di lavoro

Zucchetti punta su benessere e motivazione delle persone con Beaconforce2021-09-30T11:16:40+01:00

Moona – Sleep Startups Reveal How Consumer Hardware Can Help You Catch More Zs

Moona’s smart pillow helps regulate pillow temperature for a full night of sleep. This year on World Sleep Day (March 19, 2021), five sleep experts joined HAX moderator Garrett Winther on a panel to discuss what (literally) keeps people up at night and how hardware solutions can improve the quality and quantity of sleep. The panelists included: Roy Raymann,

Moona – Sleep Startups Reveal How Consumer Hardware Can Help You Catch More Zs2021-09-30T11:17:39+01:00

Gondola – Building clinical research momentum with 500’000 CHF Tech Growth loan from FIT

Clinical research and studies demonstrate Gondola AMPS therapy’s effectiveness for people with neurological disease to move better and live better. The CHF 500’000 Tech Growth loan from the Fondation pour l’Innovation Technologique (FIT), supports Gondola Medical Technologies to develop their clinical research capabilities further. From start-up to scale-up Gondola Medical Technologies is a Swiss MedTech

Gondola – Building clinical research momentum with 500’000 CHF Tech Growth loan from FIT2021-09-30T11:19:58+01:00

After 11 Years, Bode Miller Just Explained the Creative Mental Trick He Used to Win Olympic Gold

He wasn't thinking about the course, or how badly he wanted to win. Instead, he trained himself to think of something else. This is a story about competing at the highest levels, training your brain to succeed, and achieving peak performance under intense pressure. It comes to us courtesy of Bode Miller, the most successful American male alpine ski racer

After 11 Years, Bode Miller Just Explained the Creative Mental Trick He Used to Win Olympic Gold2021-09-30T11:22:36+01:00

Amazon stands to win big on Deliveroo’s IPO

LONDON — Deliveroo is planning to raise £1 billion ($1.38 billion) in its initial public offering next month when it is expected to debut on the London Stock Exchange. The food delivery service plans to offer up to 256,456,256 new shares at £3.90 to £4.60 per share, according to the company’s prospectus, which was published Tuesday.

Amazon stands to win big on Deliveroo’s IPO2021-09-30T11:29:14+01:00

Ava Announces Launch of First Clinical Trial Evaluating Effectiveness of Its Fertility Tracking Sensor Bracelet in Real-time, Pre-Symptomatic Detection of COVID-19

Data analysis from earlier COVI-GAPP pilot study shows Ava’s algorithm accurately detected 71% of COVID-19 positive infections two days prior to symptom onset. ZURICH — March 23, 2021 — Ava, a digital healthcare company that focuses on women’s reproductive health, announced today it will be launching the first study of its kind to test whether

Ava Announces Launch of First Clinical Trial Evaluating Effectiveness of Its Fertility Tracking Sensor Bracelet in Real-time, Pre-Symptomatic Detection of COVID-192021-10-08T08:41:37+01:00

Deliveroo eyes £8.8 bn valuation at London float

British meal delivery app Deliveroo is aiming for a higher-than-expected valuation of up to £8.8 billion when it launches shortly on the London stock market, the company said Monday following a pandemic-fuelled boom in demand. The Amazon-backed company, in line with other home-delivery firms, says it has seen orders soar in the past year as

Deliveroo eyes £8.8 bn valuation at London float2021-09-30T11:27:42+01:00

Startup Stoyo ist „Europe’s fastest growing advertising company“

Berlin, den 22. März 2021 – Hohe Auszeichnung für Stoyo. Die Berliner Werbeagentur wurde von der Financial Times als das am schnellsten wachsende Unternehmen im Bereich „Werbung” gekürt. In den Jahren 2016 bis 2019 konnte Stoyo seinen Umsatz um knapp 1.900 Prozent steigern. Das Geheimnis: Stoyo garantiert Erfolg, bzw. den für Direct-to-Consumer(DTC)-Brands wohl wichtigsten KPI Customer Acquisition

Startup Stoyo ist „Europe’s fastest growing advertising company“2021-09-30T11:29:50+01:00

BYHOURS – The Importance of Direct Sales in the Hotel Sector

Given the situation of the hotel sector around the world, the exercise of promoting direct sales for hotels is elemental and each day it has a growing presence in sales strategies. We’ve had many months to innovate, evolve and look for the best way to promote our products and services to our guests. What

BYHOURS – The Importance of Direct Sales in the Hotel Sector2021-09-30T11:30:47+01:00
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