TENET i2C announces Vivametrica as 2017 winner

By | April 12th, 2017|news, startup|

Vivametrica was one of six teams chosen to pitch yesterday evening at the TENET i2c Innovation to Commercialization pitch competition. TENET i2c is a “Dragon’s Den” style pitch competition that awards up to $100K to a team to transition medical innovations into commercial products. This is the second year that Vivametrica was a finalist at the [...]

Press Release — Vivametrica Accepted Into Plug and Play Insurance

By | October 12th, 2016|news, press release, startup, Wearable devices|

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - October 12, 2016) - Plug and Play describes itself as "The ultimate startup platform." With a track record of success stories that include both PayPal and Dropbox it would be hard to argue otherwise. Two weeks ago, Sep. 27, 2016 Plug and Play announced the companies accepted into its first ever insurance [...]

Vivametrica to present at the Banff Venture Forum

By | September 9th, 2016|Events, news, startup|

Vivametrica will be presenting at the Banff Venture Forum Sept 22-23. This forum, which will be held at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel hosted over 40 venture capital firms, 50+ presenting companies and 350 delegates last year. We are excited to be participating this year as a presenter alongside 13 other companies in the Health Technology [...]

Spine Week in Singapore

By | May 16th, 2016|news, research, startup|

This week find Vivametrica founders Dr. Rick Hu, Dr. Christy Tomkins-Lane and Dr. Matt Smuck at Spine Week in Singapore (May 16-20). This event will bring together world leaders in research, medicine and spine to the beautiful Marina Bay Sands at the heart of Singapore's Financial and Central Business District. During the week Vivametrica founders will [...]

Women in Tech: Young Leader Sarah Akierman

By | March 24th, 2016|news, startup|

Vivametrica is continuing to profile our diverse female talent to celebrate women in tech. Sarah Akierman has recently joined our team after completing her MSc. at the University of Calgary. Women in Tech As one of the U of C's most high profile students, Sarah served two terms as the Graduate Student Association president, both managing a [...]

YYC Tech Gives Raises $184,815 For the Food Bank

By | December 18th, 2015|news, startup|

"YYC Tech Gives is the collective effort of Calgary tech companies ranging from small startups to big multinational corporations. This year, 24 organizations came together." -TechVibes As a start-up, Vivametrica was happy to be part of this year's YYC Tech Gives initiative, which raised a total of $184,815 for the Calgary Food Bank. This amount [...]

Pebble Health co-developed by Vivametrica co-founders at Stanford University

By | December 16th, 2015|analytics, device manufacturers, Exercise and fitness, healthcare, news, startup, Wearable devices|

Yesterday Pebble announced it's move into the health and wellness space with Pebble Health and a new firmware update. Now Pebble watches will have a built-in activity and sleep tracking function. Read more here. This is an exciting development for wearables, health and open source. "To create the most accessible wearable health platform, Pebble has partnered [...]

Startup Calgary Interviews Vivametrica CEO

By | November 19th, 2015|startup|

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 [...]

Vivametrica “One to Watch” at TechRev Innovators 2015

By | October 8th, 2015|news, startup|

Congratulations to all 11 companies named as TechRev Innovators 2015! The 2015 TechRev Innovators event recognized some of the most exciting technology-based companies developed in Southern Alberta. Through the TechRev initiative, Innovate Calgary is proud to support and promote the local technology community,” says Peter Garrett, president, Innovate Calgary. “We are celebrating some important milestones [...]

Vivametrica in B2B News Network

By | March 20th, 2015|analytics, Exercise and fitness, healthcare, news, startup, Wearable devices|

"This month Apple announced the April release of its Apple Watch, and that is just the latest entry in the growing world of wearable tech. As these devices become more widespread, there’s an expanding market for companies that can utilize the data generated by these devices. Vivametrica is getting in on the ground floor with this rising trend. A Calgary-based tech [...]