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Founded Year

2014

Stage

Series A | Alive

Total Raised

$23.64M

Last Raised

$12M | 24 days ago

Mosaic Score

+160 points in the past 30 days

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About B-Secur

B-Secur is a biometrics company that produces a wearable device, Heartkey, which derives insights about individuals and how they are feeling based on their unique heartbeat, using electocardiogram technology. Heartkey combines user identification with advanced physiological monitoring for health and wellness purposes, including medical grade heart rate, stress and fatigue monitoring, which can be applied to everyday situations such as driving a car, or for real-time health monitoring in the home.

B-Secur Headquarter Location

The Innovation Centre Queen’s Road

Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT3 9DT,

United Kingdom

028 9080 2010

Latest B-Secur News

Belfast health tech B-Secur raises $12m

Nov 9, 2021

John Kennedy Share Share B-Secur , a Belfast-based health tech company, has completed a total raise of £8.8m (USD $12m) of investment in 2021. B-Secur’s technology uses a person’s heartbeat as a secure identifier. The latest round was led by US-based First Capital Ventures and The Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Growth Fund NI, increasing its investment level to £2.2M with other existing investors also participating. “We look forward to a transformational 2022 when our technology will be embedded across both consumer and medical devices” B-Secur has developed a world first software technique that uses an individual’s unique heartbeat pattern, known as electrocardiogram (ECG) in everyday technologies to securely identify, and provide health and wellness insights at the same time. Medical grade ECG recording traditionally happens in the hospital environment using expensive equipment, but B-Secur are embedding this into latest smartwatches, cars and even clothing and are already selling to some of the world’s largest technology companies. At the end of 2020, B-Secur was granted FDA clearance for its technology and has since signed its first contract with a US based medical device manufacturer. The funding will be used to cement the company’s traction in the wearable space whilst accelerating entry into the medical device market. Heart beat biometrics “We are delighted with the investment by First Capital Ventures and by the continued support from Kernel Capital and our other investors and we look forward to a transformational 2022 when our technology will be embedded across both consumer and medical devices,” said Alan Foreman, CEO, B-Secur. The company, which has offices within Belfast’s Innovation Centre, Catalyst, employs over 45 scientists and engineers and will look to hire additional staff in Belfast and the US. The Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Growth Fund (NI) was designed to help SMEs in Northern Ireland to accelerate their growth. Invest Northern Ireland has committed £15m of funding to this fund which is part financed by the European Regional Development Fund under the EU Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme 2014-2020. “The world class team at B-Secur has demonstrated that their patented and FDA cleared technology delivers insights and value to wellness and medical devices alike,” said Siggi Saevarsson, Partner, Kernel Capital. “Kernel Capital are pleased to continue our strong support of the company as it accelerates its growth.” Main image at top: Siggi Saevarsson, Partner, Kernel Capital; Alan Foreman, CEO, B-Secur

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned B-Secur in 2 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Sep 26, 2019.

Expert Collections containing B-Secur

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

B-Secur is included in 6 Expert Collections, including Smart Cities.

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Smart Cities

1,350 items

W

Wearable Computing

378 items

Wearable computing is broadly defined as companies developing devices worn or placed on the body that are equipped with technology, which can range from wearable medical devices to AR/VR headsets to GPS pet collars.

M

Medical Devices

10,972 items

Companies developing medical devices (per the IMDRF's definition of "medical device"). Includes software, lab-developed tests (LDTs), and combination products. *Columns updated as regularly as possible.

H

Health Monitoring & Diagnostics

3,694 items

Companies developing or offering products that aid in the assessment, screening, diagnosis, or monitoring of a person's state of health/wellness. Excludes companies focused solely on fitness/sports performance

S

Smart Home & Consumer Electronics

1,085 items

This Collection includes companies developing smart home devices, wearables, home electronics, and other consumer electronics.

D

Digital ID In Fintech

268 items

For this analysis, we looked at digital ID companies working in or with near-term potential to work in fintech applications. Startups here are enabling fintech companies to verify government documents, authenticate with biometrics, and combat fraudulent logins.

B-Secur Patents

B-Secur has filed 1 patent.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Computer access control protocols
  • Computer network security
  • Cryptographic attacks
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9/5/2018

Password authentication, Computer network security, Computer access control protocols, Cryptographic attacks, Cryptographic hash functions

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Application Date

9/5/2018

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Password authentication, Computer network security, Computer access control protocols, Cryptographic attacks, Cryptographic hash functions

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