A year after being showcased at Startup Calgary’s Launch Party in 2014, Vivametrica CEO Dr. Richard Hu gives a company background, highlights what has happened since, and offers some words of advice for aspiring entrepreneurs. Read full interview here.

Why do you do it? What are you passionate about? What problem are you solving?

Our goal at Vivametrica is to create a strong growing business that efficiently translates knowledge from the research and clinical settings into successful business models. Although wearable technology is growing, usage, long term engagement and effectiveness in improving health outcomes are still challenges. As a consumer trend, the societal impact of wearable tech can be massive and can create a scale of personalized health management that was impossible to achieve in the past.