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Mark Frederick and Tom West Present at the CPCU Society Central Iowa Chapter

Tom & Mark are grateful for the opportunity to present MakuSafe to CPCU Central Iowa, our community of credentialed property and casualty insurance professionals, last week at CWBerkely in Urbandale.

MākuSafe Profiled in Des Moines Register

West Des Moines’ MakuSafe plans large 2020 expansion Tyler Jett, Des Moines Register Published 5:59 p.m. CT Jan. 21, 2020 | Updated 6:00 p.m. CT Jan. 21, 2020 Karen Yardley pulled up an app on her iPad every morning last summer, checking in on 18 workers at her company’s factory.   

MākuSafe Selected for BrokerTech Ventures

BROKERTECH VENTURES HIRES JOHN JACKOVIN AS ACCELERATOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Hiring comes as 20 early-stage startups gear up for BrokerTech Ventures’ Selection Series in Des Moines. Des Moines, IA – January 20, 2020 – BrokerTech Ventures (BTV), the industry’s first broker-led investor group and accelerator program, is pleased to announce

MĀKUSAFE RAISES $1.5 MILLION TO GROW TEAM, SCALE MANUFACTURING

West Des Moines-based MākuSafe has successfully raised $1.5 million, which will help the company continue to expand its manufacturing process and grow its team. The raised $1.5 million comes mostly from previous investors—EMC Insurance Companies and Next Level Ventures—but also includes Colin Hurd, founder of Smart Ag, which was acquired by

MākuSafe® Named ACORD InsurTech Innovation Challenge Winner 2019!

MākuSafe® Wins Global InsurTech Innovation Challenge at ACORD Connect Boston Finals West Des Moines, Iowa – MākuSafe, an Iowa-based technology company, was named the 2019 ACORD Insurtech Innovation Challenge (AIIC) winner in Boston. The competition brought three regional challenge winners to the ACORD Connect event to pitch their insurance innovations to

MakuSafe & Safeopedia Article – How Data From Workforce Wearables Is Impacting EHS

Jessica Barrett | December 20, 2019Presented by: Makusafe Caption: Construction team Source: lamontak590623 / iStock Takeaway: Workplace wearable tech is best used to track the environmental conditions that surround workers, not personal biometric data. As the world becomes increasingly connected and data-driven, acceptance of wearable technology continues to

Business Record innovation Iowa

MākuSafe ends decade with new customers, new funding for 2020 DECEMBER 19, 2019 / BY KATE HAYDEN | STAFF WRITER /  MAKUSAFE, SMART AG, WEST DES MOINES The new decade has a promising start for a West Des Moines-based wearable technology safety company – as MākuSafe prepares for

Catch us in Hartford! FastTrack Day at Hartford InsurTech Hub

On the 1st of October, Hartford InsurTech Hub, powered by Startupbootcamp, welcomes you to its home in Hartford for a FastTrack Day as a closing part of its international tour to find the best-rising insurtech companies. MākuSafe® is proud to be selected to compete at FastTrack – Hartford InsurTech Hub

Meet MākuSafe® at InsureTech Connect

Meet up with MākuSafe® CEO Gabriel Glynn in Vegas!

MākuSafe® Featured At GIA’s InsurTech Week 2019

We'll be present as a Featured Startup during InsurTech Week 2019 at the Global Insurance Accelerator! October 14-18th, we'd love to meet you there!

MākuSafe® & EMC Partnership Discussed on Insurance Innovation Reporter

EMC Insurance discusses how MākuSafe® will be an important solution that will mitigate the risk of accidents and improve the lives of workers.

Gabriel Glynn Interviewed and MākuSafe® Featured in EHS Today

CEO and CoFounder Gabriel Glynn interviewed for this MākuSafe® profile in EHS Today. Great discussion around how our innovative technology will improve safety outcomes for workers.