dacadoo is a winner of the TiE50 2015 Top Start-Up Award in Silicon Valley
This year over 2’700 Start-Ups participated, out of which TiE50 selection committee shortlisted less than 200 companies, which were allowed to present their company to a global audience during the finals on May 15th, 2015
18 MAY 2015, ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
SummaryThe Swiss digital and mobile health company dacadoo announces that it received the prestigious TiE50 2015 Top Start-Up Winner award on May 15th, at TiEcon conference in Silicon Valley, the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs. At the award ceremony, TiE50 organizers announced that this year over 2’700 Start-Ups participated, out of which TiE50 selection committee shortlisted less than 200 companies, which were allowed to present their company to a global audience during the finals on May 15th, 2015
TiE50 is TiE Silicon Valley’s premier annual awards program keenly contested by thousands of technology start-ups worldwide. Awards are announced at TiEcon, the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs. TiE is a global, not-for-profit network of entrepreneurs and professionals dedicated to the advancement of entrepreneurship. TiE provides a platform for mentoring, networking and education for technology entrepreneurs worldwide. The global network is located in most major North American, Asian and European countries and cities with more than 11,500 members across 18 countries.
At the award ceremony, TiE50 organizers announced that this year over 2’700 Start-Ups participated, out of which TiE50 selection committee shortlisted less than 200 companies, which were allowed to present their company to a global audience during the finals on May 15th, 2015. The TiE50 presentations were attended by distinguished top-tier venture capitalists, renowned technology angel investors, industry experts, consultants, researchers, bloggers, and publishers. Finally, Top50 winners were announced based on a mix of attributes that demonstrate the highest probability of success.
dacadoo, a Swiss innovator in digital health technology, is very happy to announce that the company was awarded the prestigious TiE50 2015 Top Start-Up Winner Award.
The full list of top50 nominated startups can be found here: http://www.tie50.net/TiE50Awards/TiE50_Winners_2015.asp
Peter Ohnemus, founder and CEO of dacadoo, stated very proudly: "Last week dacadoo was recognized by the European Union by winning silver in the champions category of the EU SME eHealth Competition and this week, we can announce that we’re also being recognized in the US, by winning the TiE50 Top Start-Up Awards. This is a super recognition for the Health Score Platform and a good sign that we’re on the right track”.
The dacadoo mobile health engagement solution enables employees to track, manage and benchmark their health and wellbeing in an easy and fun way on their smartphones. dacadoo calculates a personal Health Score, a scientifically calculated number from 1 (low) to 1,000 (high). The score works as an indicator and moves up or down in real-time, depending on how body values, emotional wellbeing and activities (exercise, nutrition, stress and sleep) change. To help employees remain engaged, motivation techniques from behavioral science and online games, social and collaborative features from social networks, and personalized feedback are applied. The award-winning company is working with strategic partners from the various key industry segments to bring this solution to the global mobile health market. dacadoo has its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. More information on: www.dacadoo.com
Manuel Heuer, COO dacadoo
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dacadoo has developed an easy-to-use, wireless, secure and fun way to manage your personal health & fitness from a lifestyle, wellness and chronic disease perspective called the dacadoo health platform.
The platform calculates your personal dacadoo Health Score, a number from 1 (poor) to 1’000 (excellent). It is a directional relative indicator of your current health and fitness status in real-time. By integrating gaming and social networking principles, dacadoo motivates you to be active in an easy way by automatically tracking and comparing your personal health, fitness and lifestyle.
The dacadoo health platform enables the tracking of over 100 fitness activities (outdoor and indoor sports) either over the mobile dacadoo tracker app or via manual entry. The dacadoo energy models are based on MET (metabolic equivalent of Task)* which measures the intensity of a physical activity. *Compendium of Physical Activity, Stanford University