Category: Startup story

Yoga. But more flexible.

Written by Maria Nygård on April 23, 2015

There’s been a lot of buzz around Yoogaia lately. What makes you guys so interesting right now?

There are many of us that find it challenging to fit enough exercise into our everyday lives. Yoogaia addresses the challenge in a way that people find appealing and easy to approach….Read More

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Next generation physical therapy with motion capture

Written by Maria Nygård on April 16, 2015

Now, many apps have simple, drawn 2D pictures of the exercise or little handcrafted animations to accompany the written description of the exercise. Our way of doing things is fundamentally different: we chose to produce reusable, high quality animations with motion capture technology.

In motion capture, the actor or actress wears…Read More

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Managing Type 1 diabetes at school is easier with Modz

Written by Maria Nygård on April 14, 2015

Modz makes Type 1 diabetes easier

The day Angela went back to school with her Type 1 diabetes diagnosis, Karen turned to Modz online result service to help keep track of what was happening with her daughter’s blood sugar levels. Soon she was receiving text messages every few hours, updating her…Read More

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Startup story: Quattro Folia

Written by Maria Nygård on April 9, 2015

Back in the 1990s Nokia had a health care related project called Wellmate. The project was about developing a service that helped diabetics manage their blood glucose measurements and share the results with care providers with ease. This was done by using legendary Nokia 2110 GSM phone, text messages and…Read More

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Startup Story: Movendos

Written by Maria Nygård on April 7, 2015

What made you notice that there was a need for an online coaching tool?

Why 88 % of New Year resolutions fail, why two out of three US citizens are overweight and why mental health problems are growing rapidly? We all know the benefits of exercise, nutrition, sleep, stress management and…Read More

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Startup Story: Checkmylevel

Written by Maria Nygård on March 13, 2015

 

How did it all begin?

It all began on a dark and cold winter night in Oulu. An inventor discovered that the specific low-voltage current can be used to analyze the state of one’s body. In practice, the fatigue and physical training readiness of the body. Later on her invention was…Read More

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Startup Story: Aid One

Written by Maria Nygård on February 20, 2015

How did you guys come up with the concept of the Aid One Cover?

Jussi, our CEO and designer is the father of the idea. Coming from a scouts and military service medic background, first aid was something familiar to him. He noticed how existing first aid tools -…Read More

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Startup Story: Moodmetric Upgraded

Written by Welcome on December 2, 2014

It was quite exciting with all the buzz and crowds, who would come to talk to us first? We did not have to wait long, there soon was a queue in front of our booth with people peeking over shoulders to see did the measurement of emotions actually work? Yes,…Read More

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How much do you know about the air quality in your office?

Written by Welcome on October 28, 2014

The vision of the company is to make everyone feel better indoors by providing the right tools to both individuals and organizations to take the right actions. The service of 720˚ helps you collect air quality data from multiple sensors, analyze the data and provide actionable insights to improve your indoor…Read More

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Proper hydration can make you feel better, just like a hug

Written by Welcome on July 2, 2014

Wearables revolution race is well underway. Today, personal health monitoring is almost mainstream and activity trackers are being widely used. However, often I find myself asking why. What purpose do our tracking devices serve?

Activity trackers and health monitors offer us a great piece of tech and provide useful insight into…Read More

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