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 [...]

Comments Off on Plug and Play Insurance Expo

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 [...]

Comments Off on IoT, Big Data Healthcare Summit Western Canada

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 [...]

Comments Off on Press Release — Vivametrica Accepted Into Plug and Play Insurance

Plug and Play Insurance Unveils First Startup Batch

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:14+00:00 September 28th, 2016|markets, news, press release|

Vivametrica is one of the first batch of companies to be selected by Plug and Play (PNP) Insurance. Arguably one of the biggest seed-stage investor and innovation platforms, Vivametrica will join the ranks of Dropbox and Paypal to name a few others who have also gone through Plug and Play's program. 23 Startups Have Been Hand-Picked [...]

Comments Off on Plug and Play Insurance Unveils First Startup Batch

Press Release – Vivametrica First in T-Squared Accelerator

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:14+00:00 September 19th, 2016|news, press release|

CALGARY, AB–(Marketwired – September 19, 2016) – Alberta-based health technology startup Vivametrica announced today its acceptance as the first startup into the T-Squared Accelerator, a new collaboration between TEC Edmonton and TELUS. Founded by clinicians and researchers, Vivametrica provides personalized health analytics information from wearable devices. It is at the leading edge of technology innovation [...]

Comments Off on Press Release – Vivametrica First in T-Squared Accelerator

Vivametrica to present at the Banff Venture Forum

By | 2016-09-09T13:06:24+00:00 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 [...]

Comments Off on Vivametrica to present at the Banff Venture Forum

Guest Blog: Optimity CEO Jane Wang

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:14+00:00 August 11th, 2016|corporate wellness, enterprise health and wellness|

This week, we feature a guest post by Optimity CEO Jane Wang. Here she discusses the (unfortunate) state of employee wellness programs stating that, "most corporate initiatives fail to engage 3 out of 4 employees. " Read more below: Your people are your corporate competitive advantage. Most progressive leaders are actively investing in employee wellness. However, [...]

Comments Off on Guest Blog: Optimity CEO Jane Wang

Vivametrica Winning Team at the Innovation Rodeo

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:14+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Events, news|

This year members of Vivametrica's team including Project Manager Sarah Akierman, Content & Community Manager Rosabel Bong, COO Dr. Christy lane and CFO Haydn Lane took part in Calgary's first Innovation Rodeo. This event was 5 days of education, collaboration, competition and celebration of Innovation and Entrepreneurship coinciding with "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth", the [...]

Comments Off on Vivametrica Winning Team at the Innovation Rodeo

Spine 10 x 25 Summit, Chicago

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:03+00:00 July 14th, 2016|Events, news, Uncategorized|

Vivametrica Founder and CEO Dr. Rick Hu to attend the Spine 10 x 25 summit tomorrow in Chicago, Illinois. This is the second annual event held by the Spine Foundation and the Spine 10 X 25 Coalition. This event will bring together international experts to discuss the #1 cause of disability in the United States: spine-related impairment. [...]

Comments Off on Spine 10 x 25 Summit, Chicago

Vivametrica Leaders Win Prestigious ISSLS Prize

By | 2016-07-14T14:50:09+00:00 May 20th, 2016|news, research|

This week the Vivametrica founding leadership team traveled to Singapore to attend Spine Week, an international meeting of minds in spinal medicine, research and innovation. Taking home the distinguished ISSLS award in the clinical category, Dr. Christy Tomkins-Lane, Dr. Matt Smuck and Dr. Rick Hu are recognized for their contribution and findings on spinal stenosis. [...]

Comments Off on Vivametrica Leaders Win Prestigious ISSLS Prize