September 12, 2016
Gluten-free foods – and awareness of sensitivities and allergies – are so commonplace these days that it seems people with such dietary needs shouldn’t have a problem knowing whether food will trigger a reaction or not. But gluten, the protein found in wheat and related grains, abounds in sneaky ways, like in sauce or on restaurant dishes, and even when people try to go out of their way to avoid...
May 19, 2016
Smartphone-enabled allergen testing company 6SensorLabs has raised $9.2 million in a round led by led by Foundry Group with participation from Upfront Ventures, SoftTech VC, SK Ventures, Lemnos Labs, and Matt Rogers, the founder of Nest. This bring the company’s funding to around $14 million to date.
The company also announced it has rebranded — it will now operate under the name Nima.
November 25, 2014
Recently, Crowdfooding, an online service that aims to match food-focused entrepreneurs, including some health-focused startups, with experienced investors launched a beta version of their website.
The service has created a database of accredited investors who have funded different types of food companies, including specialty food, groceries, food delivery, and food and tech, which includes...
September 12, 2014
Over the years, MobiHealthNews has written about various efforts to create consumer sensors for food allergies, but they've mostly been relegated to proof of concept or research projects. Now, according to TechCrunch, startup 6SensorLabs has raised $4 million in seed funding to tackle the problem, starting with gluten detection.
The round was led by Upfront Ventures and included contributions...