December 2016

Letter to Special Friends of EllieGrid

12/13/2016

 

Hello,

 

I hope you are doing well. I just wanted to send you a quick update on how things have been going at EllieGrid. Please let me know if you have any comments or questions!

 

Updates:

  • Won 1st place at MedMo NYC, a national competition hosted by Medstartr.
  • EllieGrid became Arrow certified on Indiegogo.
  • We reached 148% of our crowdfunding goal on Indiegogo (with no marketing $).
  • We received $35,000 in angel investment.
  • We  have Jerry Wilmink, CEO and founder  of WiseWear as an advisor.  

 

Old news but in case you missed it:

  • We won Health 2.0 in San Francisco and received a $35K Grant from Takeda (8th largest pharmaceutical company in the world)

 

What’s Next:

  • Our team is hiring a full-time full stack Javascript engineer. Angel List job posting
  • Our Indiegogo campaign ends on January 9th but EllieGrid will be available for pre-orders via Indiegogo InDemand and EllieGrid.com.
  • We will be ordering molds for manufacturing

 

Buzz for Nov-Dec:

 

Asks:

  • Introductions to Press (Good Morning America, Today Show, Local News, Buzzfeed etc.)
  • Investors that could help us raise our seed round of $500,000