Awards & Press

Co-founders Regina, Abe and Hieu were all listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list

1st place in the IBM Health Hackathon

Named top 10 "Creme of the Austin Startup Crop" by TechCrunch

Winner of the Takeda & Medstartr’s Deep Dive Open Innovation in Depression Challenge at the Health 2.0 Conference in Santa Clara. $35,000 prize

Winner of the SheHacksHTX competition, Xconomy

Pitch-A-Kid 1st place, NPR

CVS Retail and Health Innovation Challenge hosted by Wake Forest University, Finalist

Top 5 Healthcare Hero in the IoT World Cup during the Mobile World Congress

1st Place Winner of the Hardware Cup hosted by AlphaLabs and TechShop

1st place in the St. Edward’s University Business Plan Competition


Entrepreneur: 3 Keys to Launching a B2C Medical Device

FOX 26: Houston inventor finds high-tech way to save lives with smart pill box

The Business Journal: Houston Inno (article) Houston health tech startup EllieGrid to begin selling in CVS HealthHub locations

Forbes: 30 Under 30, Manufacturing & Industry

Innovation Map: Houston's smart pillbox startup gets even smarter about its users with data tracking technology

The Houston Business Journal: Houston-based company looks to modernize pillboxes 

Startup Grind: (article) 50 Millennial Founders (+ their startups) to watch in 2018

The Case Foundation: #FacesofFounders (article) Q&A with the Research Triangle’s Up and Coming Startups

Arrow Electronics: (article) Arrow Funds Tech Startup EllieGrid for Smart Pillbox Technology

Crowdfund Insider : (article) Indiegogo Success: EllieGrid’s Smart Pillbox Awarded $75,000 in Flash Funding From Arrow

AARP & The Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerceat TMCx (panel) Innovation & Health Summit

Indiegogo: (article) How This Mexican Immigrant Became an Entrepreneur Right Out of College

Houston Chronicle: (article) Houston startups tap into growing aging market

OMGFactsFacebook (video) “This is a smart pillbox” (215,000 + views)

Brit + Co: 9 Amazing Kickstarters to Fund This November

Gadgetify: (article) EllieGrid Smart Pillbox Manages Your Pills

TEDx: (video) College Start-Up: Now is the Time! | Abe Matamoros | TEDx University of Tulsa

NPR: For Entrepreneurs, Pitching To Pint-Sized Sharks Is No Child's Play

Xconomy: Houston SheHacks Event Encourages Women to Form, Lead Tech Startups

St. Edwards Magazine: From Classroom to Startup: Entrepreneurship major takes her product to the Austin business scene — and stands out

MedCityNews: Takeda gets into the digital health crowdsourcing game with depression app challenge