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InteraXon Inc

We create brain sensing technology. Muse, our 1st consumer product, is a brain sensing headband that translates brain activity in real-time.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded April 2009
  • Employees 11
  • Website interaxon.ca

Company Summary

We build consumer-friendly brainwave-sensing experiences with our EEG headband, Muse. Muse detects and translates brain signals which interact with our apps so people can use their minds for gaming, ADHD, athletics, brain training & device control. Our 30-60 yr old target wants to improve cognitive skills but also need to reduce stress. With our Brain Fitness app they will improve their cognitive and emotional brain health simultaneously.

Team

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    Ariel S Garten
    CEO

    Ariel's background spans art, science and business. Even as a teenager had a job in a research lab, clothing design company and had sold first house. Has worked in research labs from neurogenesis to Parkinson's disease, as the CEO and co-founder of InteraXon has created a technology that will fundamentally change how the world will interact.

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    Chris Aimone
    CTO

    Chris hold an MSc in electrical engineering from University of Toronto. Chris was supervised by Steve Mann, inventor of the wearable computer, and went on to become business partners with Steve, creating the eyetap wearable glasses (google glass pre-curser), and Funtain, water-based music instruments that are in parks and science centers around the world. With a strong background in design, computer vision & DSP, chris leads the InteraXon team.

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    Tracy Chong
    VP, Marketing

    Tracy brings over 20 years of marketing experience to the InteraXon team working on global brands including Microsoft Xbox, Kraft, Toshiba and Nabisco. She's also worked in the trenches for non-profit organizations so she understands the challenges of a start-up. Her expertise includes product positioning, research, advertising, PR and social media, with her passion for building brands while achieving results as her driving force.

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    Trevor Coleman
    C UX O

    Trevor is a born communicator and trend setter. He had a thriving career in the music business managing and promoting clients. He now brings that same energy, business acumen and creativity to InteraXon leading the product development team in building innovative user experiences.

Advisors

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    Robert Stewart, Miller Thompson
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Jonothan Ruben
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    John Frankel, FFVC
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    Chade Meng Tan (Meng), @ Google
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    Scott Kriens (Chairman Juniper Networks)
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