TORONTO: Seamless Mobile Health is the winner of TiEQuest 2014.
TiE is short for The Indus Entrepreneur, and it was set up by Indian techies and venture capitalists in Silicon Valley to help budding entrepreneurs with mentorship and financing.
And TiEQuest is TiE Toronto chapter’s annual competition to pick up most promising start-ups, award them with cash and in kind and connect them with entrepreneurs for mentorship and venture capital industry.
This year’s winner – Seamless Mobile Health – was chosen at annual awards gala evening held at the Arcadian Court in downtown last week.
There were five finalists and the winner was picked up by the audience vote and a panel of expert judges.
Seamless Mobile Health is an award-winning technology company enabling hospitals to deliver higher quality surgical care and prevent readmissions. Its patient engagement platform empowers patients with automated education, symptom tracking and real-time feedback throughout their surgery, from preparation to recovery. They leverage the data to help providers unlock key insights, perform advanced analytics and improve surgical outcomes.
The second place winner SenoSENSE SenoSENSE is a Toronto based medical device company commercializing a breakthrough technology for personalized breast cancer risk management.
Third place award was a tie between Post Beyond and Learning Bird.
Post Beyond’s platform enables organizations to easily engage and enable employees to communicate on social networks. Employees regularly receive personalized content on mobile phones and desktop computers in the form of a pin-board tiles on topics that they and their connections care about, and enables employees to easily share approved posts with their social network.
Whether it’s for marketing, sales, or human resources, PostBeyond makes public social media easy and fun through its ease of use and gamification. The platform creates a real-time, personalized content library for each employee, which helps grow their social reputation, attracting new employees and customers. The system measure specific corporate outcomes that drive revenue or reduce expenses.
Learning Bird Because kids learn differently, what works best for them will also be different. Learning Bird is an innovative online learning tool for K-12 student success, powered by multiple perspectives. Its proprietary learning algorithm matches digital lessons from the Nation’s teachers to the curriculum, textbooks and the individual learning style of each student. Learning Bird’s new cross-curriculum alignment engine allows students to access a wider range of lesson perspectives in order to find that “A-ha” moment. When a lesson helps a kid understand, our algorithm learns more about how they learn and they also share revenue directly with the teachers who added the lesson.
Parents can take a low-cost monthly subscription to Learning Bird that covers all the kids in the home and gives them access to all subjects in the Learning Bird system. Students learn. Teachers earn. Parents save. With Learning Bird, everyone wins!”
Shift Health was our other finalist Shift Health’s flagship product is TickiT, an interactive survey platform that breaks down the patient provider communication barriers in Healthcare. It does this by comfortably educating and preparing patients for the visit while collecting relevant data for physicians so face to face interactions can be focused on creating effective health outcomes.
TickiT’s enticing design is a result of continued stakeholder engagement from patients, physicians, and leaders in healthcare IT. It takes an innovative approach in providing all patients an opportunity to help patients share important and personal details about their health & lifestyle with its interactive, low-literacy and non-intimidating interface. For physicians, TickiT provides valuable patient data that allows them to provide more tailored and improved care to each individual. TickiT helps doctors and patients work together to create sustainable plans that lead to more effective health outcomes, and to encourage patients to make more informed decisions on their overall health.
TiEQuest 2014 attracted a total of 212 entries from over 325 entrepreneurs from across Canada and the US.
Angel investors, venture capitalists, fund managers, business leaders and government sectors support TiE’s cash sponsorship and in-kind prizes.
TiEQuest is Canada’s largest business venture competition.
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