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…