Bisu, a Tokyo, Japan-based health tech startup, raised $3.2M in Seed funding.
The round was led by QUAD, with participation from ASICS Ventures Corporation, 15th Rock Ventures, Pacifico Investments and SOSV.
Led by Daniel Maggs, CEO, Bisu is an health IoT startup developing at-home health tracking devices using microfluidic “lab-on-a-chip” technology.
Bisu Body Coach is a portable “home health lab” for personalized nutrition and lifestyle advice through urine and saliva testing. It consists of a disposable test stick and a reader that syncs with a companion smartphone app. The microfluidic “lab-on-a-chip” technology used in the test stick enables automated measurements of a wide range of biomarkers in two minutes. The app provides feedback on key nutrition indicators such as hydration, minerals and vitamins, and recommendations are personalized based on the user’s goals, dietary preferences, activity, sleep and weight. Bisu Body Coach is currently in beta, with a pipeline of additional test sticks covering training intensity, hormones, and pet and baby health.
The company intends to use the funds to bring Bisu Body Coach to market. To this end, Bisu also reached an agreement with ASICS Corporation to collaborate on health and fitness service initiatives.