How long will wearables be their own product category?

There was quite a bit of buzz around the TandemLaunch office this morning following some big acquisition news over the last 24 hours: Intel acquired the smartwatch maker Basis for ~$100M, while Oculus VR made headlines (and made a few people angry) with their $2B pickup from Facebook. It was a big day for wearable computing, … More How long will wearables be their own product category?

Quantified Self, meet the Rehabilitation community

It’s time to make an introduction between two groups of people who ought to get along very well. Physiotherapists, athletic trainers, occupational therapists- I’d like to formally introduce you to the Quantified Self movement, which could help solve of the hardest problems you collectively deal with. Quantified Self thinkers and entrepreneurs, I’d like you to … More Quantified Self, meet the Rehabilitation community

CareFWD 2013

This past Tuesday, I was fortunate to attend the first (hopefully annual) CareFWD 2013 conference down in Boston, which was put on by Chris and Sarai Tsai of CareInnovators. CareFWD 2013 was a fantastic event: it featured a wide breadth of perspectives, bringing together health care executives, entrepreneurs, VCs, doctors and many others with a … More CareFWD 2013