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WIN Venture SafKan Health Raises $1M

Apr. 12, 2018 | Uncategorized

Congratulations to Sahil Diwan and SafKan Health on a successful seed round which raised $1 million in support of the launch of the SafKan OtoSet for clinical ear care. The device is the first automated and wearable ear wax removal device designed for clinical use. Although currently only available to medical professionals, SafKan anticipates an eventual […]

WIN Venture A-Alpha Bio Wins Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge

Mar. 2, 2018 | Uncategorized

Congratulations to the team at A-Alpha Bio for winning the $15,000 grand prize at the 2018 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge!  A-Alpha Bio was recently admitted to our Washington Innovation Network (WIN) Mentoring Program.  We are very proud of A-Alpha and their accomplishments. A very impressive group of twenty-two student teams showcased their prototypes and innovative […]

WIN Alum 2Morrow Inc. Launches New Chronic Pain Program

Feb. 26, 2018 | Uncategorized

Congratulations to 2Morrow Inc. on the launch of their new pain management app. The app, based on the same foundation as 2Morrow’s previously released smoking cessation and weight loss programs, uses behavioral psychology to help people manage chronic pain. Read more on GeekWire 2Morrow Inc. was a member of the inaugural class of the Washington Innovation Network […]

Meet the Four Newest WIN Ventures

Feb. 9, 2018 | Uncategorized

The Washington Innovation Network (WIN) Entrepreneur Mentoring Program is pleased to announce the addition of four new ventures to our program this quarter. The following ventures make up the 2018 Q1 cohort: A-Alpha Bio- We are helping pharmaceutical companies remove the guesswork from drug development. We have developed AlphaSeq, a cell-based assay for multiplexed characterization of […]

Entrepreneurship Summit Attendees Envision a Vibrant Future for Life Science in Washington

Jan. 26, 2018 | Uncategorized

On January 16, 2018, the Life Science Washington Institute, in collaboration with the Kauffman Foundation and The Value Web, convened the first Washington State Life Science Entrepreneurship Summit. This facilitated summit brought together 100 statewide participants, representing varied facets of the life science ecosystem. Participants explored the current state of the Washington life science ecosystem, […]