F8

By Jonah Comstock 01:31 pm May 1, 2018
Facebook is expanding its blood donation feature in India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, the company announced this morning at its F8 developer conference. “According the the World Health Organizations there are more than 70 countries in the world where people don’t have safe blood when needed and people often have to find their own blood donors,” Facebook’s Head of Health Hema Budaraju told...
By Jonah Comstock 09:11 am August 19, 2015
Owlet Baby Care, a tech startup developing smart socks for monitoring infants' vital signs, raised $6 million in venture funding and another $1 million in the form of an NIH Grant. The venture funding was led by Formation 8 (F8), with participation from Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS Shoes, who recently started a new fund called Carpe Diem VC. Previous investors Azimuth Ventures, ffvc, Eniac...