Minnesota Digital Health Startup POPS! Diabetes Care Raises $1.2m

sourced

Via News Release

POPS! Diabetes Care—winner of the 2016 American Diabetes Association Venture to Stop Diabetes—has completed a $1.2M Series A capital raise to obtain FDA approval of its new diabetes management system. POPS! Diabetes is creating a new diabetes care model through a digital health system to empower people with diabetes to achieve improved outcomes at home.”

Read More »

RedBrick Health Opens Office In Phoenix

sourced

Categories

Via News Release

“MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 12, 2017  — RedBrick Health, a leading provider of health and well-being solutions that deliver better employee experience and stronger Culture of Health, has expanded into a second office in Phoenix, Arizona. RedBrick’s newest location, which houses RedBrick coaches and well-being guides, adds capacity to address a growing roster of clients and consumers across the U.S.”

Read More »

OneOme Expands Reach To Five More States

sourced

Categories

By Burl Gilyard, Twin Cities Business

“Minneapolis-based medical startup OneOme continues to raise its profile in the emerging pharmacogenomics industry. On Monday, the company announced that it had earned laboratory certification allowing it to start offering its RightMed test in five additional states: California, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. OneOme is now able to offer its testing technology in every state except New York, where it is seeking to obtain laboratory certification this year.”

Read More…

Jeff Fritz Named CEO Of B2B Software Firm Healthtel

jeff-fritz-healthtel Repeat Minnesota tech entrepreneur turned executive Jeff Fritz is the new CEO of Minneapolis-based Healthtel.

Starting this month, he will be leading the 20 person company, succeeding Jason McAthie, Healthtel CFO going forward.

Founded 11 years ago by Daniel Bandt, Healthtel’s B2B software platform helps healthcare organizations execute consumer engagement campaigns from start to finish.

Fritz says he was coming off an integration following the acquisition of his previous company, Storyworks1, and considering a number of different opportunities.

Read More »

ASTER Labs In Shoreview Is Developing IoT For The Elderly

sourced

By Richard Chin, St. Paul Pioneer Press

screen-shot-2017-01-09-at-2-16-37-pm“Here are a few gadgets we might see in the near future: A where-did-I-put-my-teeth smartphone app to locate dentures equipped with special antennas. A hands-free car wash for your teeth. A robotic toenail trimmer.

It sounds like fodder for late-night infomercials.  But research on these devices is being conducted by scientists in a Shoreview company [Aster Labs] who typically work on aerospace projects.”

Read More…

[Slideshow] See The Minnesota Tech Appearing At CES 2017

sourced

CES — the largest electronics and technology trade show in the world is happening January 5-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   2 million+ square feet of space will house over 4,000 exhibitors this year, featuring products—and the companies that create them — for the consumer technology market.

18 different Minnesota-based firms are represented this year (down from 22 lasts year) and in alphabetical order, they are:

Read More »

A Deep Dive With MedNet Solutions CEO On The $16m Round

Categories

rrobertson-websmallMinnetonka based MedNet Solutions closed on a $16m investment round last week to fuel the growth of their clinical trial software.

We connected with cofounder and CEO Rob Robertson for a deep dive on his firm and the deal:

What is your background as it relates to MedNet Solutions?

I am one of the original four founders of the company, which dates as far back as 2001.   This was the early stages of the eclinical and digitization of clinical trials.

Are the other three individuals still with the company?

Yes, two of them are – Brian Sweeney and Al Sherwood.

How do you describe your technology and solution in the market?

If you’re a medical device or pharmaceutical company, you have to conduct a series of FDA clinical trials to get your drug or device to the market.  Our iMedNet eClinical offering allows the trial to be conducted in an efficient, reliable and cost-effective manner.

Read More »

Medtronic Partners With Fitbit On Diabetes

sourced

Categories

screen-shot-2016-12-07-at-12-16-48-pmBy Sam Schaust, Twin Cities Business

Medtronic will bring its iPro2 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) system, a tool used in diabetes care, to Fitbit wearable fitness devices as part of a partnership between the two companies.

The medical device maker, which maintains its U.S. operational headquarters in Fridley, announced the collaboration on Wednesday. The company said the convenience of Fitbit devices would allow diabetics to more easily understand and monitor the relationship between exercise and glucose levels.”

Read More…

VC-Backed Zipnosis To Expand Minneapolis Footprint With T3 HQ Relocation

sourced

Categories

By Andre Eggert, Twin Cities Business

zipnosisZipnosis said on Tuesday that it signed a lease agreement to move into T3—the United States’ first tall-wood building located in the North Loop.  The move will nearly double the square footage that the Minneapolis-based telemedicine provider occupies. The company currently is located a few blocks from T3 and as of April 2016 had about 30 employees.”

Read More…

carlson-commercial-featured-service-provider

Post Navigation