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May 01, 2015

The latest IoT startups, investments, and trends.

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Beacon marketer Swirl raises $18M from Twitter Ventures, others

Ted Burnham - Postscapes

"Swirl allows brands to reach potential customers at relevant real-world locations like a store, mall or other venue."..."Customers who opt-in (usually by installing the store’s mobile app) can then receive notifications calling their attention to sales, linking to information about nearby products, or offering coupons and other deals."

Medication Temperature Sensor: Insulin Angel

Ted Burnham - Postscapes

"Insulin Angel is a temperature and proximity sensor designed especially to keep tabs on insulin and other temperature-sensitive medications."

"Insulin Angel is raising funds on Indiegogo through May 8, and is planned to ship in June."

'Internet of Things' Accelerator Takes Root In Michigan, With Help From Some Big Names

Joann Muller - Forbes

The Seamless Accelerator will help startups and entrepreneurs develop the next generation of connected devices. Seamless is a coalition of six of west Michigan’s largest companies and early-stage venture capital fund, Start Garden.

The coalition of large corporations will be dedicating personnel to work with entrepreneurs to solve some of the toughest challenges their companies face.

Participants in the 3 month program receive $20,000 in seed capital, access to corporate leaders and the resources of strategic vendor partners. Applications are open now.

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