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eTect

Empowering medicine with ID-Cap, a capsule with an embedded wireless sensor that sends a message when the patient takes their medicine.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location Gainesville, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2009
  • Website etectbio.com

Company Summary

eTect is capitalizing on the opportunity to enable a new universe of connected devices through its innovative connected sensor solutions. Our first application, ID-Cap, is a capsule for medication that emits a digital wireless message when it is ingested by a patient. This capability enables real time monitoring of medication compliance and has the potential to create tremendous savings in the healthcare industry.

Team

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    Eric Buffkin
    President

    Serial entrepreneur. Founded companies in multiple facets of the wireless and semiconductor industry. Experienced marketing and business development executive bringing new technologies to new markets. BSEE from University of Florida, MBA from Rollins College.

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    Neil Euliano, Ph.D.
    CEO

    Experiences biomedical engineer and entrepreneur. Founder of Convergent Engineering, Inc. which has spun out multiple biomedical startups. Holds 25 issued patents. Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Florida.

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    Lou Oberndorf
    Chairman

    18 years of experience in medical technology leadership. Founder of Medical Education Technologies, leader in patient simulation, acquired by CAE Healthcare in 2011. Previously senior executive for Loral Corporation. Served on the advisory boards of the Harvard Center of Medical Education and the Boston Simulation Center. The University of Florida recognized him as Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2013.

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    Kimberly Ramsey
    Chief Financial Officer

    Over 20 years of corporate finance experience in public and private companies with responsibilities for accounting, finance, information technology, risk management, investor relations, IPO, acquisitions and mergers. Experience in the medical device, biotechnology and high tech industries, Bachelor’s of science in accounting from the Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida.

Advisors

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    Hutchison PLLC, Raliegh, NC
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    James Moore & Co. CPA, Gainesville, FL
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Founders
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    Panther Newco Investments
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    Dr. Neil R. Euliano
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