Amazon Alexa Fund

By Heather Mack 02:32 pm November 3, 2016
Utah-based Owlet Baby Care, which makes the Owlet Smart Sock that monitors infants’ breathing and heart rate, has raised $15 million through venture funding and a collaborator role grant from the National Institutes of Health. The round included new investors Trilogy Equity Partners and the Amazon Alexa Fund, plus existing investors Eclipse and Eniac. This brings the company’s total funding to $...
By Heather Mack 03:54 pm September 20, 2016
Canada-based wearable technology company Thalmic Labs, which makes the connected armband Myo, has raised $120 million in Series B funding in a round led by Intel Capital, the Amazon Alexa Fund and Fidelity Investments Canada, TechCrunch has reported. The funding will support the company’s expansion of its product line, as well as hiring staff for the company’s new San Francisco office. Thalmic’s...