MākuSafe® raises $1.25 million to make workers safer

November 8, 2017

The workplace is on its way to getting safer.

Ankeny-based MākuSafe® has raised $1.25 million for continued development of wearable technology aimed at improving the safety for factory workers. The money was raised from private investors and was a convertible note round.

In total, MākuSafe® has raised nearly $1.5 million, founder Gabe Glynn said.

MākuSafe® is developing a wearable device for factory workers that goes on their arms to sense environmental conditions, such as noise levels and temperature. The hope is to provide up-to-date safety information and prevent fatal injuries.

Glynn said the company is going through beta testing through November and hopes to release a full product early in 2018…

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