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Founded Year

2015

Stage

Seed | Alive

Total Raised

$5.57M

Last Raised

$5.5M | 7 yrs ago

About BrainCo

BrainCo is a company that focuses on cognitive training technology, operating in the biotech and neuroscience sectors. The company offers a range of products including an EEG wearable for brain training, STEM education activities, and a prosthetic hand that uses brain/machine interface technology. These products primarily cater to the education, wellness, and medical sectors. It was founded in 2015 and is based in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Headquarters Location

120 Beacon Street Suite 201

Somerville, Massachusetts, 02143,

United States

617-945-2166

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BrainCo Patents

BrainCo has filed 9 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • computing input devices
  • mobile software programming tools
  • sport bikes
patents chart

Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

1/4/2017

9/12/2023

Neuroscience, Electromagnetism, Radio spectrum, Neurophysiology, Neuropsychology

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Application Date

1/4/2017

Grant Date

9/12/2023

Title

Related Topics

Neuroscience, Electromagnetism, Radio spectrum, Neurophysiology, Neuropsychology

Status

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Latest BrainCo News

Controversy Surrounding Brain Monitoring Headbands in Chinese School

May 17, 2023

Home » World » Controversy Surrounding Brain Monitoring Headbands in Chinese School byarchywordys No Comments Information that we were able to cross-check, in particular via an article in English from the South China Morning Post dated November 1, 2019. “Zhejiang BrainCo Technology, a company with offices in China and the United States, said Thursday that people misinterpreted a report about their product that appeared in the Wall Street Journal last week. The report claimed that students at Xiaoshun Township Central Elementary School in Jinhua, a city in Zhejiang Province, wore the blindfold to measure the electrical signals emitted by neurons and translated them into an attention score. But BrainCo’s statement clarifies that the product, Focus 1, is aimed at improving concentration, not monitoring children’s brain waves.“. The article also indicates that the use of this device, created by the American-Chinese company BrainCo, was stopped after a wave of criticism on state media and on social networks. The British daily The Guardian sparked a reaction from the company after the project was abandoned. In an article published on November 1, 2019, Yang Zhangpeng, Director of Public Relations of Zhejiang BrainCo Technology, said: “I’m not sure why the government banned the use of headbands, but it could be partly due to media pressure“. He added, at the time: “For now, it is the only school in China that uses them. These products are more widely used in the United States, but since Mr. Kong was a student at this school, he decided to donate some of these headbands out of gratitude for his alma materwithout any malicious intent“.

BrainCo Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was BrainCo founded?

    BrainCo was founded in 2015.

  • Where is BrainCo's headquarters?

    BrainCo's headquarters is located at 120 Beacon Street, Somerville.

  • What is BrainCo's latest funding round?

    BrainCo's latest funding round is Seed.

  • How much did BrainCo raise?

    BrainCo raised a total of $5.57M.

  • Who are the investors of BrainCo?

    Investors of BrainCo include Hantan Capital, Boston Angel Club, Wandai Capital, MassChallenge and Startupbootcamp FinTech Dubai.

  • Who are BrainCo's competitors?

    Competitors of BrainCo include Myndlift.

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