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Wellinks, Launched from Yale, Closes in on $1M Seed Round

October 24, 2016: Yale health tech startup Wellinks is well on its way to raising a $1M seed round, with over 75% committed. The round includes a $500,000 investment from Connecticut Innovations’ Bioscience Innovation Fund as well as investments from Sound Board Angel Fund and Bulldog Innovation Group. Led by Yale alums Ellen Su (’13)…

Yale Health Tech Company Wellinks Raises $265K for Innovative Brace-Monitoring Devices

December 14, 2015: Wellinks, a wearable health technology company founded by three Yale students, recently raised $265,000 in funding from sources including Connecticut Innovations, the New England Pediatric Device Consortium and angel investors. The company has made promising progress on their patent-pending brace-monitoring device and related app, which are initially being developed for scoliosis patients.…

Yale Startup Rally Bus Set to Transform Bus Travel

December 22, 2014: When it comes to disrupting personal transportation, travel by car is covered. There’s Uber, Lyft, GoGreenRide and a host of other startups that will take you from point A to point B with the aid of an app. But bus transportation still has some catching up to do. Numaan Akram, cofounder and…

More Tummyzen Samples to Come with State’s $30,000 Grant to Yale Startup Eli Nutrition

June 20, 2014: Since last month, area chili festivals have welcomed a new addition: Tummyzen, a zinc-based, Yale-patented antacid. Produced by startup Eli Nutrition, Tummyzen offers fast-acting, long-lasting relief to heartburn sufferers without the unpleasant side effects typically associated with other heartburn medication. Tummyzen’s journey began when Hasan Ansari, a serial entrepreneur and MBA student…

Yale Biotech Startup IsoPlexis Receives $100,000 from YEI Innovation Fund

June 10, 2014: The startup IsoPlexis received $100,000 from the YEI Innovation Fund—the second investment by the fund which was created in September 2013 by Yale University, Connecticut Innovations and First Niagara Bank to provide early-stage funding to promising ventures that have participated in a program at the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute (YEI). IsoPlexis is developing…