September 30, 2015
Sharing economy lodging giant Airbnb has acquired Lapka, a Russian startup, that developed smartphone-connected sensor offerings, including a smartphone-connected breathalyzer. The strange deal appears to be more of a talent grab than anything else.
Lapka CEO Vadik Marmeladov explained in a post on their website that the company never saw its devices as medical devices. Instead, Lapka saw...