'Nest for medical devices' launches out of Y Combinator



The latest company out of famed tech accelerator Y Combinator is a med tech: Shift Labs. The startup aims to make medical devices connected, streamlined and intuitive, much like Google's Nest has done for household thermostats, according to an article in TechCrunch. Y Combinator has launched some valuable and well-known companies, including dwelling rental service Airbnb and digital storage company Dropbox. But few of them have been focused on med tech, making the Shift Labs experience a particularly intriguing one. Twice a year, Y Combinator invites a startup class--the most recent one was 85 companies--to provide them each with a $120,000 investment and three months of residence and tutelage within the accelerator...

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