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#NYCTech -  In a city as vibrant as NYC, we almost never get our recommended 8 hours of sleep for one reason or another and we often suffer the consequences. If you want to be operating at optimal level without the bags under your eyes and need a...
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#NYCTech -  The New York Digital Health Accelerator recently held its demo day for its fourth batch of HealthTech startups in NYC after an intense five-month program. During the program, six growth-stage companies worked with a number of world...
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Funding -  Today, I take a look at the 15 companies that have raised the largest healthtech startup funding rounds in the US in 2016 using some data from our friends at Crunchbase.   In addition to dollar amount, I have included type of...
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#NYCTech -  Today, I take a look at the 9 companies that have raised the largest healthtech startup funding rounds in New York City in 2016 using some data from our friends at Crunchbase.   In addition to dollar amount, I have included type of...
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#NYCTech -  Ask any relationship guru, communication is key to any relationship. While most people think this only applies to a romantic relationship, it is just as true for a doctor/patient relationship as well. Klara, the healthcare messaging...
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Advice - Healthcare professionals devote their lives to a noble cause: supporting the well-being of others. However, their efforts are often stymied by ancient technology.Getting innovative tools into these professionals’ hands...
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#NYCTech - It is estimated that 7.9% of Americans will suffer from some form of PTSD in their lifetime. While this may or may not be a surprising number, the real surprising part is that there is no true diagnostic for diagnosing PTSD ....
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#NYCTech - The healthcare debate is raging like never before.  As the debate continues, there will inevitably be a number of changes - so much so that it's often difficult to keep track of all the data at an aggregate level....
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#NYCTech -  If the whole point of contact lenses is that they are supposed to be more convenient than eyeglasses, then why is the process of securing them such a nuisance in this day and age? Simple Contacts is simply simplifying the process of...
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GreenTech - What do Van Gogh, Thoreau and de Mestral (the inventor of Velcro) have in common? All 3 great innovators were inspired by nature to create their magnum opus. This week, the Biometry Institute was holding its annual...
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#NYCTech -  Helping elderly, infirm family members can be incredibly meaningful, but also incredibly exhausting. If you find yourself focusing too much on paperwork and other administrative and onerous tasks related to healthcare...
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#NYCTech -  When looking into contact lenses as an option, people are surprised at how expensive they can be. Until now, companies could charge you want they want given that sight is a necessity and you very few alternatives. Thankfully, Hubble...
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#NYCTech - As the current market stands, electric toothbrushes are dominated by a few major companies that can charge whatever they want for an oscillating brushing utensil without many subsititutes. Employing the razor blade model that cuts...
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Healthcare -  Would you be surprised to learn that more and more health professionals are turning to support animals to treat their patients? It has long been known that dogs are man’s best friend. Dogs are incredibly loyal and they’ll remain...
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#NYCTech -  How do great tech ideas come to be?They often stem from an entrepreneur’s personal experience, from something they’ve encountered in the past and thought, “there has to be a better way!”.The thought process of Mick...
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#NYCTech - It's easy in the startup world to loosely throw the phrase "changing the world" around in a cavalier fashion.  However, there are very few companies that are truly changing the world; most are solving an isolated problem for a...