Entries by Sean McNabb

SidekickHealth named one of the best impact startups in the Nordics

Niklas Adalberth’s Norrsken Foundation is a Sweden-based organization focused on social technology entrepreneurship. The group seeks to invest in “impact companies” — those looking to creatively solve challenges for greater good in the world. Making an impact The Norrsken Foundation recently announced the launch of a major initiative to highlight companies they believe are making […]

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There are more tools than ever to help people manage their health. So why don’t they work for everyone?

Traditional approaches haven’t stemmed the growth of lifestyle-related diseases, but digital therapeutics show a promising path forward. The persistent rise of lifestyle-related diseases remains a troubling global health trend. Today, conditions like diabetes and cardiovascular disease account for roughly 70 percent of deaths and health care costs worldwide. The good news is these conditions are […]

Síminn and SidekickHealth form partnership

Síminn and SidekickHealth have signed a partnership agreement that makes SidekickHealth’s health technology platform part of Siminn’s product offering.   SidekickHealth is a solution developed by the Icelandic health care company SidekickHealth, which enables people to manage their health using a game-based approach. Clinical research, behavioral economics and artificial intelligence also guide users towards achieving […]

E-health can be the next export success in Gothenburg

Some of the Gothenburg startups coming to the Investors Forum are Ondosis, who developed a technology to simplify and customize the dose of medicine. The app and health portal SidekickHealth helps people make smarter decisions about diet, exercise and stress – where, like any digital game, you are rewarded for doing the right thing.