Siren Care makes a smart sock to track diabetic health

August 18, 2017

Diabetic health tracking startup Siren Care has createdsmart socksthat usetemperature sensors to detect inflammation and thereforeinjury in realtime for diabetics. Co-founder Ran Mawas working on growing biomass to grow back skin that had been damaged while at Northwestern University when she started learning how to treat diabetic feet and thought of making a wearable that could track and prevent injuries. Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes patients are prone…


Heres the 19th batch of 500 Startups companies

August 16, 2017

500 Startups just wrapped up its 18th batch of company launches last month which means its already looking forward to the next one. This time around, in its 19th batch, the program (no longer called an accelerator, ironically) has 44 companies, ranging from business-to-business software to beauty products. Youll find everything from software for managing fitness businesses to beauty subscription services geared toward more targeted markets. Nearly half the companies…