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VitaMe Technologies Inc.

VitaMe is commercializing smartphone accessories for monitoring a user's health. We believe informed health is improved health.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Ithaca, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

VitaMe Technologies, Inc. of Ithaca, NY, is a start-up company founded in October 2012 by Matt Mancuso (CEO) and Prof. David Erickson (Chairman). The focus of the company is to commercialize smartphone based micronutrient analysis technology developed in the Erickson lab at Cornell University. Our first product, the Phit Pal, allows health concerned individuals to monitor their pH at home.


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    Matthew Mancuso
    CEO and President

    Matthew Mancuso is finishing up a PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University, and also holds a Masters and Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering. He has been recognized numerous times with prestigious awards including a Knight Nanotechnology Fellowship and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, the oldest, and one of the most prestigious, of its kind. His work focuses on biodetection and informed health.

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    David Erickson

    David is an Associate Professor in the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University. David has received numerous awards, including a DARPA-MTO Young Faculty Award and a President's Early Career Award from President Obama. His first start-up, Optofluidics, Inc., has received over 3M in funding and will launch its first product in Q2 2013. His research focuses on optofluidics, the intersection of optics and fluidics.

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    Vlad-Victor Oncescu

    Vlad is ending his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Cornell this December, and previously earned a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University. He is the inventor of vitaMe’s first project, the pH2 system, and an accomplished engineer and designer.


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    Jeff Stein, Wilmer Hale
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    Joel Seasonwein, CPA

Previous Investors

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    Excell Partners