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January
2013

GeckoCap, a Health and Wellness Innovation 2012 Spin-off, is Gaining Momentum

Yechiel Engelhard and Michael Chiu participated in Health and Wellness Innovation 2012 as part of the winning Chameleon team. They have created a company called GeckoCap that is building a simple yet elegent connected device for tracking asthma inhaler usage. The device and accompanying software aim to empower patients to take an active role in their managment.

They are raising funds now on indiegogo.

The press that they have received thus far is outstanding:

Market Watch: 10 quirkest gadgets of CES

The Huffington Post: Best Gadgets Of CES 2013

Nibletz.com: GeckoCap Is Gamifying The Asthma Inhaler

The Boston Globe: One of the 10 coolest companies to come out of New England

Boston Beta: People's choice award at Boston Beta for Health and Biotech

The Tech: Encourage better adherence... to make a huge difference