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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.…

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…