Wearables startups continue to attract funding from technology’s top investors. With big bets being made in the space, we used CB Insights’ database to identify a few up-and-coming startups that are worth keeping an eye on.
The companies — all of them Seed or Series A companies that have received funding since 2014 — fall under a wide range of applications and stages in their life-cycles. Some of them including Sproutling, Ringly, and Narrative have already made products available to consumers, whereas others including Quanttus and Halo Neuroscience remain in stealth mode. A few selected companies strictly target the enterprise, including Augmedix for healthcare and Wearable Intelligence for heavy industry.
The full list is below:
|Name||Logo||Description||Disclosed VC Funding||Select Investors|
|Quanttus||Clinical-grade vital signs monitoring wearables||$22M||Khosla Ventures, Matrix Partners|
||Healthcare charting platform using wearable tech like Google Glass||$19.3M||DCM Ventures, Emergence Capital Partners, Rock Health|
|OMsignal||Smart apparel||$14.5M||Bessemer Venture Partners|
|Thync||Mood-elevating neurosignaling wearable||$13M||Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures|
||Wearable camera for creating a user life log||$11.6M||Khosla Ventures, Passion Capital, True Ventures|
||Consumer athletic trackers||$10.6M||Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers|
||Wearables-enabled worker collaboration systems for enterprise and heavy industry||$8.87M||Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Andreessen Horowitz, First Round Capital, Google Ventures|
||Infant-monitoring wearable||$6.6M||First Round Capital, Shawn Fanning|
||High-fashion smart jewelry targeting women||$6.11M||Andreessen Horowitz, First Round Capital, High Line Venture Partners|
||Fitness wearables platform||$5M||Reply SpA, Startcaps Ventures|
||Immersive gaming VR||$4M||Felicis Ventures, Shasta Ventures|
||Smartwatch app studio||$3M||New Enterprise Associates, Lowercase Capital|
||Cranial stimulation for cognitive improvement||$1.65M||Andreessen Horowitz|
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