At Slush, the Helsinki-held startup event, CareMonkey, a Melbourne, Australia-based provider of a risk management system that automatically keeps medical and emergency data up to date and makes it instantly available on mobile devices, received €650k in equity funding as the winner of the Slush 100 pitching competition.
The investment was made by Evli Bank, FiBAN business angels and a group of private investors. In addition, PwC and Mäkitalo Rantanen & Co will support the winner by providing their services to the value of €15k each.
The competition’s finlists included CareMonkey, Astro Digital from USA, PlugSurfing from Germany and Velmenni from Estonia. The jury in the finals consisted of Inventure partner Ilkka Kivimäki, Accel partner Fred Destin, Mosaic Ventures partner Mike Chalfen, Atomico partner Mattias Ljungman, and FiBAN Chairman Jaakko Salminen.
Led by Troy Westley, Chief Executive Officer, and Martin Howell, Martin Howell, Chief Technology Officer, CareMonkey provides a parent controlled electronic medical form for families, schools, clubs, businesses, community service organisations and other groups with a duty of care ensuring health and safety details are in the right hands.
– Electronic collection of medical forms
– Automated reminders to parents for missing forms
– Instant access for teachers, coaches, and other carers on smartphones, tablets and a secure internet site
– Access to emergency contacts, medications, allergies, asthma plans and any other care instructions.
The solutions are based on users (over 100k right now) who create care profiles containing a person’s emergency contacts, health and safety alerts, allergy details, medications, asthma plan, immunisations, family history, blood type, organ donor details, health and ambulance insurance details etc.