February 2024: Meet the newest members of the MATTER startup community
Over the last few months, 15 startups became part of the MATTER community as Select members. Joining from all over the world, our new members span different areas of healthcare from digital health, medical devices, remote patient monitoring, oral care and more.
Meet the startups
AEGIS APP — Chicago, Illinois
In the event of an emergency, AEGIS APP, is a mobile application that can provide users with the help they need. With a simple tap, users can discreetly call for help and connect to emergency services. AEGIS is designed to give users peace of mind and the ability to protect themselves in a variety of situations.
Alkeme Health — Chicago, Illinois
Alkeme Health is a mission-driven organization that provides a culturally responsive health and wellness platform to the black community. Alkeme Health’s platform seeks to address healthcare disparities within the black community by providing a holistic health and wellness platform that empowers individuals to take control of their health while enabling healthcare providers to deliver personalized and inclusive care. Alkeme Health’s platform also facilitates better collaboration between providers and payers, streamlining administrative tasks and enhancing the overall healthcare experience.
Cobionix — Kitchener, Ontario
Cobionix is developing an innovative autonomous robotics platform for medical procedures. It is based on advanced sensory technology, hardware and AI that enable seamless human-robot-environmental interaction. Cobionix’s initial application is tele-robotic ultrasound, which is a step towards developing a fully autonomous ultrasound. This technology has the potential to revolutionize the delivery of healthcare by providing remote access to high-quality ultrasound imaging for patients in rural and underserved areas.
Cognes Medical Solutions — Domsten, Sweden
Cognes Medical Solutions has developed ADix, a smartphone app that enables the early detection of dementia in minutes. The app uses AI-enabled machine learning to analyze facial images and cognitive assessment data to detect digital biomarkers that can help healthcare providers identify potential dementia cases early on. This SaaS-based screening technology will enable clinicians to test and monitor patients remotely with data-driven insights.
Grin — New York, New York
Grin is reinventing the way people receive oral care. With their technology, Grin makes it possible for patients to receive high-quality care from the comfort of their own homes. Grin’s patented Grin Scope® is a small, handheld device that allows dentists and orthodontists to perform remote examinations and create customized treatment plans. The Grin Scope® also syncs with a mobile app, so patients can track their progress and communicate with their providers.
Hube Health — Bingham Farms, Michigan
Hube Health is developing a digital platform that provides vascular and diabetic disease prevention. The platform utilizes a variety of data points to predict risk for adverse outcomes, including heart attack, stroke and diabetes. They are committed to providing patients with the tools they need to live a healthy life.
Hosperience — Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Hosperience is a digital platform that enables healthcare organizations to improve the patient experience. Hosperience’s single point of view of the patient can help organizations reduce wait times, improve communication and coordinate care across multiple providers. In addition to supporting patients and families, Hosperience has the ability to reduce administrative work for care teams and contribute to a healthcare organization’s brand reputation.
Incisive Technologies — Melbourne, Australia
Incisive Technologies is a software company that provides cloud-based software solutions for the dental industry. The Incisive Dental Platform is a software application that helps dental practices manage their operations more efficiently. The platform offers features for patient scheduling, electronic health records, billing and collections and reporting. Incisive Technologies also offers a teledentistry platform that allows dentists to provide remote dental care to patients. With the Incisive teledentistry platform, dentists can provide high-quality dental care to patients who live in rural areas or who have difficulty traveling to a dentist’s office.
Kare Mobile — Louisville, Kentucky
Kare Mobile is a mobile dental services organization that provides oral healthcare services to patients in underserved areas. Their proprietary single-operator vans bring dental care directly to patients, and its technology offers an enterprise solution that automates scheduling and utilizes teledentistry to improve efficiency and access to care. Kare Mobile is committed to providing high-quality dental care to all patients, regardless of their location or socioeconomic status.
Kemtai — Petah Tikva, Israel
Kemtai is a healthcare technology company that has developed a proprietary AI-powered platform that enables healthcare providers to deliver personalized and effective care. The platform uses a variety of data sources, including electronic health records, patient surveys and wearable devices, to create a comprehensive view of each patient’s health. This information is then used to develop personalized treatment plans that are tailored to the individual’s needs. Kemtai’s platform is also designed to be user-friendly, making it easy for healthcare providers to adopt and use.
Lura Health — Newark, New Jersey
Lura Health has developed the world’s first salivary diagnostic wearable sensor. The sensor is embedded in traditional orthodontic appliances and worn in the mouth continually throughout the day. It measures a person’s saliva and provides real-time streams of health data to a smartphone. This data is then transmitted in real-time to a smartphone, allowing users to track their health and make informed decisions about their wellbeing.
Nimblemind.ai — Chicago, Illinois
Nimblemind.ai is a healthcare technology company that provides a secure data platform for healthcare organizations. The company’s platform, Healthcare Data Cleanroom, allows healthcare organizations to share data securely with partners in care, researchers and data consumers. Nimblemind also helps healthcare organizations build data ecosystems and create foundational AI models. By providing healthcare organizations with the tools they need to make the most of their data, Nimblemind is helping to improve the quality of care and patient outcomes.
Nurami Medical — Haifa, Israel
Nurami Medical works to create medical devices for soft tissue repair. The company’s products are based on a proprietary technology platform that uses advanced bioactive materials and optimized electrospun nanofibers to create scaffolds that promote tissue regeneration. Nurami Medical’s products are designed to address unmet needs in the soft tissue repair market.
Xentria — Chicago, Illinois
With a mission to advance drug development through meaningful patient engagement and effective partnerships, Xentria is a clinical-stage company that specializes in developing innovative and adaptive drug development approaches through partnerships and collaborations. They have a particular focus on immuno-oncology and rare diseases, with a pipeline that includes lipid nanoparticle delivery systems and ligand-targeted drug delivery platforms. They are dedicated to helping early-stage products advance to the next stage of clinical development, getting them one step closer to commercial launch.
Zite AI — Champaign, Illinois
Zite AI is a healthcare technology company that provides AI-powered solutions that help healthcare organizations make better decisions. With Zite AI’s tools, healthcare organizations can predict patient volumes, identify underperforming service lines and model complicated what-if scenarios. This information allows healthcare organizations to make better decisions about resource allocation, marketing and patient care.