EyeGage Selected to Compete in Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt 2021
For its TechCrunch selected EyeGage to pitch in Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt. Startup Battlefield is a virtual online programming with two main focuses: founders and investors shaping the future of disruptive technology and ideas and startup experts providing insights to entrepreneurs. According to TechCrunch, Startup Battlefield is the ultimate Silicon Valley experience where the leaders of the startup world gather to ask questions, make connections and be inspired.
Out of thousands of companies around the world who applied and as the most competitive application cycle in the history of the competition, EyeGage was one of the 20 companies selected to compete at this year’s Disrupt Startup Battlefield. In the likes of DropBox, Cloudflare, GetAround, and Mint.com - companies who got their start at the competition, EyeGage has now been added to the ranks and pitched for six minutes with a live demo during the event on September 21, 2021.
As EyeGage is actively researching, conducting clinical trials, and launching new mobile application features, being selected as one of the companies brings exposure to the company and the cause of saving lives through contactless, non-invasive, objective/unbiased, secure, accurate, and quick drug screening technology.
As featured on TechCrunch.com, Dr. LaVonda Brown, Founder, explains the future of EyeGage - including the potential use for the EyeGage dataset beyond immediate use for detecting drug substances, including alcohol and marijuana.
“Monitoring eye behavior can be used for so many domains,” stated Brown when interviewed with TechCrunch. “And, of course, you can identify someone by their eyes. It can be used to diagnose certain illnesses, concussions or diabetes, and it can be used in different market segments. Your eyes are so informative about what’s going on in your body. They can tell if you’ve had caffeine, depending on how it responds to light. If it’s too fast, it’s some kind of stimulant. If it’s too slow, it’s some kind of depressant.”
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