Vivametrica Founders win Outstanding Paper at NASS 2017

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:13+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Events, research|

The North American Spine Society (NASS) hosts the world's largest spine meeting each year. This year NASS 2017 will be in Orlando, Florida October 25-28. Bringing together world-leading experts from around the world, NASS 2017 is an opportunity to become exposed to the latest research, technology and developments in the field. This year, we [...]

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Vivametrica panelist at Insuretech 2017

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:13+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Events, insurance|

Vivametrica CEO Dr. Rick Hu to participate in Insuretech 2017 panel: Underwriting 2.0: Opening Pandora's Box in Life InsureTech Connect is the world’s largest insurtech event — offering unparalleled access to the largest and most comprehensive gathering of tech entrepreneurs, investors and insurance industry incumbents from across the globe.Session Date and Time: Wednesday, October 4th: 2:30 [...]

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Smoking or sitting, which is worse?

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:13+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Health|

It is well-established that smoking is hazardous to human health,1 and is a major preventable cause of premature deaths. For years now, researchers have confirmed that smoking increases one's risk of mortality. Both heavy smoking, and more recently low intensity smoking2 have been linked to increased occurrences of death in various populations. It has [...]

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Insurtech Attacking Insurance Value Chain | Finnews.asia

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:13+00:00 June 5th, 2017|insurance|

Article from finnews.asia describing how insurtech is adding value to the insurance industry at all stages. A new study by Conning finds that technology-focused investments are expediting business model changes across industries, and insurance is ripe for change. The Conning study, Emerging Business Models in Personal Lines Insurance: Innovation-Based Disruption examines the changes that are [...]

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TENET i2C announces Vivametrica as 2017 winner

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:13+00:00 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 [...]

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Willis Towers Watson Innovation Day

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:13+00:00 January 27th, 2017|analytics, corporate wellness, enterprise health and wellness, insurance|

Today Vivametrica to participate in Willis Towers Watson (WTW) Innovation day in Toronto. This opportunity will allow Vivametrica to present our solutions to a global multinational risk management, insurance brokerage and advisory company. Scientific-based analytics are useful in evaluating risk, and WTW is interested in potentially leveraging Vivametrica to develop joint product offerings. About Willis Towers [...]

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Vivametrica to present at Plug & Play Health

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:14+00:00 January 25th, 2017|enterprise health and wellness, Events, healthcare, Uncategorized|

Last year Vivametrica was hand-picked from a pool of 800 applicants to participate in Plug and Play's (PnP's) first ever insurance stream. Today, January 25, 2017 Vivametrica will present at a batch selection for Plug and Play Health, "An ecosystem connecting forward thinking corporations and VC’s with startups that are developing technology that is defining “Health [...]

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Plug and Play Insurance Expo

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:14+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|analytics, Events, insurance, markets|

This year, Plug and Play (PnP) announced its foray into the insurance industry accepting 23 start-ups into its first ever insurance accelerator in Sunnyvale, CA. Vivametrica, being one of the few hand-picked by insurance companies to participate was selected from an initial pool of over 800 start-ups. On December 14, 2016 Plug and Play will be [...]

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IoT, Big Data Healthcare Summit Western Canada

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:14+00:00 November 24th, 2016|analytics, Events, healthcare, news|

Vivametrica to sponsor upcoming Western Canada IoT, Big Data Healthcare Summit January 31-February 1 which will be held in Vancouver BC. IoT Healthcare Western Canada was launched after the success of the Toronto Summit on June 21-22, 2016. It is an umbrella event that will encompass IoT, Big Data, and Machine to Machine (M2M).   The objective of the [...]

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Press Release — Vivametrica Accepted Into Plug and Play Insurance

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:14+00:00 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 [...]

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