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Shift Labs

We use superior engineering and design to create high-quality, low-cost medical devices optimized for rapidly growing global medical markets.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website shiftlabs.com

Company Summary

Shift Labs builds high-quality, low-cost medical devices. Our devices improve efficiency, reduce reliance on consumables, and respond specifically to clinician needs. We build smartly designed and appropriately robust devices suitable for price conscious consumers, emerging markets, and other complex settings. In emerging markets, we target the rapidly growing private healthcare sector where fee for service fuels increasingly modern facilities.

Team

  • Beth is an internationally recognized expert in technology design for emerging regions who brings leadership and experience across the Shift Labs domains. She has successfully led large team projects for over 12 years, she has worked with the global innovation community for nearly a decade, she has 20+ years of fieldwork experience that informs product ideation at Shift, and she has worked on multiple disruptive global health technology projects.

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    Chief Medical Officer

    Since 2006 Dr. Jacob has spent the majority of his time working as a researcher, instructor, and clinician in Uganda. His primary focus is on patients hospitalized with sepsis syndromes, primarily at two Ugandan government hospitals - Mulago National Referral Hospital and Masaka Regional Referral Hospital. In addition, he has been a consultant for WHO on improving the management of critically ill patients in austere settings.

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    Director of Engineering

    Koji is a serial entrepreneur and Y-Combinator alum. His previous startup, ViaCycle, was a bikeshare technology company, enabling fleet management and access to bicycles similar to ZipCar. ViaCycle exited post-revenue with an IP acquisition. He is an Illinois and GaTech trained mechanical engineer who has brought two products to market. Koji joined Shift Labs to bring quality medical care to more people at a lower cost with innovative approaches.

Advisors

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    Bre Pettis
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    Brooks Simpson
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    Wayne Wager
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    Linda Bernardi
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Previous Investors

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    Fledge incubator
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