InterAxon

By Jonah Comstock 03:35 pm November 7, 2017
Toronto-based Interaxon, creator of the Muse EEG-sensing headband, has raised $11.6 million ($14.8 million CAD) in a round led by Trend Forward Capital, Export Development Canada, and OMERS Ventures. Epic Capital Management and Bridge Builders Collaborative also contributed to the round. Interaxon raised $287,000 for Muse in late 2012 and officially launched the product in 2014, one of a handful...
By Jonah Comstock 04:29 pm June 6, 2016
Southern Hills Hospital in Nevada recently completed a pilot of a technology that used Samsung tablets and a wearable EEG reader to assess patients' pain and to attempt to lessen that pain with distracting content. The pilot, a collaboration between Samsung, tech company AccendoWave, and Southern Hills, equipped nearly 1,000 ER patients, including adults and children, with Samsung Galaxy tablets...
By Aditi Pai 10:10 am April 27, 2015
Toronto-based InteraXon has raised $11 million for its smartphone-connected brainwave sensing device, called Muse, according to an SEC filing. InteraXon previously raised $7.2 million in two rounds from Horizon, OMERS Ventures, A-Grade, which is Ashton Kutcher's fund, Felicis Ventures, and ff Venture Capital, according to TechCrunch. TechCrunch also reported that, in February 2014, Google had...
By Jonah Comstock 12:02 pm August 5, 2013
Google Glass may or may not be on its way to catching on with the consumer crowd, but, if nothing else, it shows that Google doesn't think consumers will have a problem wearing a computer on their head. As wearable health real estate goes, the head is a contentious spot for a sensor, but a number of companies are making a go for it. Brainwave sensors, like Emotiv, which has already raised $400,...