“I feel like I’m at the Oscars,” said Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Monday evening at the MN Cup awards celebration. In recent years, the MN Cup competition has become something akin to the Oscars for the local startup business community. Klobuchar made a brief appearance at the event held at the University of Minnesota’s McNamara Alumni Center, to present an award for innovation by a minority-led business. That businesses was Minneapolis-based HabitAware, which also won this year’s grand prize at the 14th annual MN Cup.
Dealing with the stress of everyday life can be rough, and that’s outside of the added pressure of a global pandemic. As COVID-19 continues to disrupt our sense of daily normalcy, countless Minnesotans are facing uncertainty, isolation, and fear.
Have you heard of trichotillomania? How about dermatillomania? Both are known as “body-part repetitive behaviors”—in this case, hair pulling and skin pulling. To help break habits like these, Minneapolis-based HabitAwaredeveloped a smart bracelet called Keen that detects repeated motions and issues a vibration to alert users to their actions.
Now, in the age of coronavirus, the Keen bracelet has found a new way to help.
It's important that Keen fits snugly. Here's a quick guide to help you decide which bracelet size to order: