Taiwan

Credit: Health2Sync

By Dean Koh 01:11 am September 30, 2019
Fitbit and Taiwan-based diabetes management app Health2Sync announced last week that Fitbit health, sleep and fitness data can now be integrated with the Health2Sync app to support Health2Sync’s 360,000 users in Taiwan and Japan to better manage their diabetes. The voluntary integration of Fitbit data with the Health2Sync platform gives users who have a Fitbit account access to an in-app...

Credit: iWEECARE

By Dean Koh 03:15 am June 4, 2019
Taiwan-based health tech startup iWEECARE announced that it has raised $1M in Pre-Series A funding, led by Singapore-based Verge HealthTech Fund, alongside Taiwan/US-based Translink Capital and Darwin Venture. The company also just received regulatory approval to market its flagship product, Temp Pal, the world’s smallest smart thermometer, in both the EU and Taiwan. What’s it about Temp Pal is a...
By Jonah Comstock 06:00 am August 30, 2016
Health2Sync, a Taiwanese diabetes management startup, has raised $3 million in a round led by WI Harper Group; with participation from Cherubic Ventures, iSeed Ventures, and SparkLabs Global Ventures. The investors are mostly firms with a presence in both Silicon Valley and in Asia. Funds will be used to expand the program outside of Taiwan and into surrounding markets, especially Japan.  The...
By Jonah Comstock 05:29 am March 10, 2014
A group of Taiwanese researchers has rigged up a smartphone-connected endoscope, which can enable the smartphone's camera to take internal pictures of patients' ears, noses and throats. In a six-patient telemedicine trial that took place in the mountains of Taiwan, the technology enabled remote diagnoses that matched the diagnosis of on-site otolaryngologists 100 percent of the time. The...