An estimated 44 million US adults will put on a wearable health device at least once a month this year–that’s 12% more adults than in 2016. The gadgets go beyond heart monitoring now, but they have yet to be studied at length. We tried new trackers in three categories to see how they perform.
Arlan Hamilton is founder and managing partner of Los Angeles-based Backstage Capital, which has invested more than $5 million in 100 startups whose high-potential founders are people of color, women or LGBTQ. Two of those startups are in Minnesota, including Minneapolis-based HabitAware, the winner of the $50,000 grand prize in the 2018 MN Cup entrepreneurial competition, and the developer of a smart bracelet to make users aware of hair-pulling and other unwanted repetitive behavior.
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