2016 Startups

Blumio

Blumio has developed a wearable blood pressure sensor that allows for continuous monitoring, without requiring an inflatable cuff.

Blumio makes it possible to track and monitor a person’s blood pressure throughout the day, opening a new window to cardiovascular health.

Continuous blood pressure monitoring for the 80 million Americans suffering from hypertension will improve diagnosis, increase effectiveness of treatment, and reduce cost of care.

The Blumio Team

Catherine Liao and Oliver Shay met while working as technologists at the World Health Organization during the SARS epidemic in 2003, where they built systems to support rapid communication of critical health data.

Later, after both joined Cisco, Catherine and Oliver met Lillian Dai, who was was researching wireless sensor technology. Together, they founded Blumio in 2014 to address the unmet need for better biometric monitoring.

Blumio-Team3

We are developing a sensor that can measure blood pressure continuously, without the use of an inflatable cuff, providing an ultra convenient way for you to accurately measure and track your blood pressure as you go about your daily activities.

Meet more of our Current Startups

Calliope

Real-time information on your water usage

Learn more

Okio

Connect with your kids anytime, anywhere

Learn more

Apply to join Highway1

Highway1, a division of PCH, is the premier hardware startup accelerator, located in San Francisco. We look for great hardware startups, with an exciting business idea and a compelling prototype. We help you design products that deliver real value to customers, that are delightful to use and that can be manufactured at scale.
Apply Now