Monthly Archives - October 2019

Health IT Start-up OmniLife, Inc. Awarded $1.5M National Institutes of Health Small Business Innovation Research Grant

Emerging health IT start-up OmniLife (formerly known as HealthTech Solutions) has received a notice of award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant totaling $1.5 million. The grant will be used to support research and development of the company’s proprietary software to make organ transplant communication more efficient and effective. Read more >>

BrandVerge Addresses Growing Demand to Connect Advertisers and Podcast Producers

BrandVerge, a premium advertising marketplace that connects media companies and advertisers on-demand, today announced it has expanded to include podcast programming to its platform. Today’s launch addresses a growing demand in the industry to provide advertisers with a unique destination to discover and evaluate podcasts and to reach a new, diverse set of media consumers.Read more >>

New VA-approved tech glasses could help a million blind and impaired veterans see

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs approved Canadian vision technology company eSight’s latest sight-enhancing glasses in a move to help legally blind and otherwise visually impaired veterans.The eSight 3 advanced sight-enhancing glasses were added to the VA’s Federal Supply Schedule and the company has already identified 130,000 legally blind veterans their new glasses can help. The company believes its eSight 3 glasses can also assist more than 1 million other veterans who suffer from visual impairments that complicate […]

Webroot and Carbonite to re-launch channel programme in 2020

Cybersecurity vendor Webroot has spoken out about plans to build a new channel organisation following its acquisition by data protection firm Carbonite in March. “We have two emerging channels that we’re trying to combine together, and it’s going to create a lot of opportunity for us,” Tim Sheahen, director of sales at Webroot told Microscope recently, adding that developing a combined channel partner programme was “going to be our first obstacle overcome.” Read more >>

5 minutes with … David Friend, CEO of Wasabi

The seventh company serial entrepreneur David Friend founded across his 40-year career, Wasabi Technologies Inc., just scored what he called “the most important business deal we’ve done.” The Business Journal’s Lucia Maffei talked with Friend about his passion for music and cloud storage, the future of Carbonite and his collection of minerals — and what happened when he bought a burrito near the Berklee College of Music, where there’s a recital hall named after him. Read more >>

Regroup Mass Notification Wins 2019 Mobile Star Awards Program

Regroup Mass Notification, trusted provider of emergency and day-to-day mass notification solutions, today announced that its mobile application, AlertMe, has won the 2019 Mobile Star Awards™ Superstar award in the “Innovative Mobile Mass Notification & Response” category. The Mobile Star Awards™ program is hosted by the mobile events and news site MobileVillage. Read more >>

eSight and CNIB Announce National Partnership to Benefit Canadians with Sight Loss

In honour of World Sight Day, eSight, a Canadian-based world leader in vision technology, is proud to announce a new partnership with CNIB, a non-profit organization driven to change what it means to be blind today. The partnership, the first of its kind for eSight, will expand access of its flagship product, eSight 3, to individuals living with sight loss in Canada. Read more >>