sleep tracking device

By Aditi Pai March 7, 2016
Sleep tracking company Eight (formerly known as Luna) raised $6 million in seed funding from Y Combinator, Yunqui Partners, Azure Capital, Cota Capital, Comcast Ventures, Vast Ventures, Stanford University, Galvanize Ventures, Idea Bulb VC, and Scribd co-founder Jared Friedman. “The conception of Eight began with my own sleep problems,” Eight Cofounder and CEO Matteo Franceschetti told...
By Aditi Pai February 5, 2016
Nintendo announced that it will halt development of a connected sleep tracking device that the company first announced back in 2014, according to a report in Wired. Nintendo’s late CEO Satoru Iwata announced the sleep tracker, which Nintendo referred to as its “quality of life” device, at a meeting following the company’s 2014 Q2 report. At the time, Iwata said the device was expected to be...
By Aditi Pai July 22, 2015
China-based Sleepace, which has developed a sleep tracking device, raised $7 million in a round led by retail chain Luolai Home Textile with participation from ecommerce giant JD.com, according to a report in TechInAsia. This brings the company’s total funding to $10 million to date. Sleepace’s device, called RestOn, is a thin strip that is attached to a mattress, similar to Finland-based Beddit'...
By Aditi Pai June 16, 2015
San Francisco-based startup Hello has raised $20 million in a round led by Singapore-based investment firm Temasek for its sleep tracking, bedside orb, Sense, according to the Financial Times. This brings the company's total funding to $30.5 million, though Hello expects its most recent round to eventually reach $40 million. The company raised $10.5 million less than a year ago from former PayPal...

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