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MākuSafe Team Named Finalist for Two Startup Iowa Awards

The finalists for the new Startup Iowa Awards were announced last week and we were thrilled to see our company recognized in two categories. The Startup Iowa Awards are organized by Clay & Milk, a media outlet covering Iowa’s startup, tech and

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Tom West to Present at IASA Exchange Lite

MākuSafe’s Tom West will present at IASA Xchange lite, January 25-26, 2021. This two-day conference offers various breadth and depth of industry-specific topics presented by 17 of the insurance industry’s most influential speakers, sharing the latest trends, issues, and what’s ahead in 2021. The session,

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The ConTechCrew 247/ InsureTech Geek Crossover Podcast with Tom West

MākuSafe’s Tom West chatted with James Benham and Rob Galbraith on the ConTech Crew 247/ Insurtech Geek Crossover Podcast. They discussed the environmental and hazardous motion detection built into the wearable device, as well as the location and proximity of indicators within a location. In addition, they acknowledged that safety

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Founder Honored as ACORD’s Top 10 InsurTech Leaders

MākuSafe’s Co-Founder and CEO, Gabriel Glynn was named to ACORD’s Insurtech 2020 List of Top 10 InsurTech Leaders in the area of Collaboration. Every year, ACORD evaluates vision, execution, and outcomes to identify the Top Ten Leaders with the greatest current and

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Risk & Insurance Magazine Discusses Importance of Wearables

Aon’s Scott Smith and MakuSafe’s Tom West Stress the Importance of Using Wearables to Get Actionable Data Technology has advanced to the point that employers can pinpoint causes of injury and develop targeted safety improvements. By: Annemarie Mannion | December 9, 2020 The world is becoming

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MakuSafe Session at National Ergonomics Conference & Ergo Expo

MakuSafe’s Tom West is presenting at The 2020 National Ergonomics Conference & Ergo Expo National Ergonomics Conference and ErgoExpo is The Nation’s Largest Ergonomics Expo! There’s simply no better place to find and compare the products, tools, and services available to make attendees’ ergonomics program the best it can be.

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What’s The Hazard Podcast Discusses Future of Safety

MākuSafe’s Tom West and Matt Joens joined Doug Fletcher on Episode #48 of “What’s the Hazard” podcast last week to discuss the future of safety management. They discuss how MākuSafe’s wearable safety device collects million of data points and synthesizes them into

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STEM Essential Podcast Discusses Jobs of the Future

MākuSafe’s CEO and Co-Founder was recently appointed to the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council. He joined the STEM Essential podcast with host, Jeff Weld, Executive Director of the council to talk about the future of STEM jobs. Around 13 years ago, Gabe left the

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Startup.info Interview: COVID & Innovation

MākuSafe’s Co-Founder and CEO was recently interviewed by Startup.info about how the pandemic has changed his life and business. Gabriel Glynn, MākuSafe’s CEO: How COVID has Made Me, Our Company, and Our Product Stronger! ByKossi Adzo First of all, how are you and

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MakuSafe Sponsor of Safety Leadership Conference 2020

Our team participated in SLC 2020, an EHS Today event, which was held virtually this year. SLC’s conference program included access to 40+ sessions and 6+ in-depth workshops. Featuring 5 different tracks: Safety & Risk Management, Compliance, Construction, Safety Technology and Fleet Safety. Our MakuSafe virtual booth provides visitors

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Gabriel Glynn on AmplifiIA podcast with Veronica Roshek

MākuSafe’s CEO and Co-Founder, Gabriel Glynn joined the AmplifiIA podcast with host, Veronica Roshek to talk about his journey as a startup founder in Iowa and the origins of MākuSafe, a wearable safety technology startup.. They discuss how the MākuSafe wearable technology has evolved and the

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Jason Gross Engages With MākuSafe To Grow Wearable Adoption in Insurance Industry

PRESS RELEASE: West Des Moines, IA (October 28, 2020) MākuSafe, a wearable safety technology company, has engaged Jason Gross, a freelance insurtech innovation consultant, to grow adoption of its technology with insurance carriers, agents, and brokers. Jason Gross, Insurtech Innovation Consultant In addition to the significant interest and