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MākuSafe Receives Pandemic Tech Innovation Award

The 2020 Pandemic Tech Innovation Award, presented by Pandemic Tech News and TMC, was awarded to MākuSafe and 23 other companies with products or services that address COVID-19 and pandemic-related concerns. The Pandemic Tech Innovation Awards recognize hardware, software, devices/peripherals, applications

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MākuSafe and The Weitz Company Partner for Safety

Weitz Data Center Construction Project Continues with New Worker Safety Measures MākuSafe and The Weitz Company have partnered to use data to promote workplace safety and COVID-19 protective measures. West Des Moines, Iowa (August 18th, 2020)—As construction continues on a data center

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Wearable safety tech to reduce risk & claims

The MākuSafe Story… appeared recently in this publication of the Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers For Gabriel Glynn, CEO and Co-Founder of MākuSafe, industrial safety is a very personal issue. Over 100 years ago, his great grandfather happened to exit the factory he worked in to go home for a

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CIRAS Webinar Demonstrates MākuSafe’s COVID-19 Industrial Safety Solutions

COVID-19 has created a new environment for industrial organizations, with employee and customer safety being a major concern. A key element of a COVID-19 response is the ability to conduct Contact Tracing. Mākusafe recently collaborated with CIRAS to demonstrate the newest features of its wearable safety

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TechRepublic – Safety solutions to fight the spread

MākuSafe recognized among tech products useful to companies preparing to safely bring employees back to the workplace. Image: MākuSafe In May, the safety data and analytic company MākuSafe announced it would adapt its existing wearable technology (specifically an armband), developed earlier this year, toward a return

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Catch us at Agency Connect: Virtual

An InsureTech Connect event fueled by BrokerTech Ventures! Agency Connect: Virtual is singularly focused on helping agencies and brokers thrive in the new digital-first, tech-enabled reality. Thursday, July 16, 2020 Register at Agency Connect to catch MākuSafe CEO, Gabe Glynn, presenting our wearable solution at 3:00 PM. Gabe will

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MākuSafe Recognized as Leading Organization in Industrial Wearables Market Trends Report

MākuSafe was recently included in a research report as a leading organization in the global industrial wearables market. The report analyzes industry size, share, growth, trends and forecasts, plus key players and market segmentation. MarketWatch shared a synopsis of the report. An excerpt from the MarketWatch

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Protecting Workers And Responding to COVID-19 Concerns

‘Business as usual’ no more. Post-pandemic, Iowa startups adapt to the times BY KATE HAYDEN, Staff Writer Friday, July 10, 2020 6:00 AM Gabriel Glynn, CEO, and Mark Frederick, CTO, MakuSafe At the start of March, MakuSafe of West Des Moines was prepared to see four years of

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Midwest-Based MākuSafe Passes $10 Million in Funding with Venture Round

For Immediate Release WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, July 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — After closing their latest fundraising round, MākuSafe has secured more than $10 million for their worker safety technology and data analytics platform. The venture round was led by EMC Insurance, and included an increased contribution from Next

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MākuSafe raises $4 million round as it begins to deploy its safety technology nationwide

West Des Moines-based MākuSafe has successfully closed a $4 million round which the company will use to grow its team and scale as it begins to deploy its wearable safety technology. More than 3/4 of the round came from previous investors including EMC Insurance Companies and Next Level Ventures. The $4 million round puts

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Corridor Business Journal profiles MakuSafe capabilities aimed at COVID-19

Checking in: COVID-19 sparks demand for employee health apps An automotive plant worker wears the armband device that connects her with her MakuSmart employee safety platform from MakuSafe, based in West Des Moines, which has been adapted for employee contact tracking use in the COVID-19 pandemic. PHOTO MAKUSAFE By

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Plant Services Features MākuSafe to Counter COVID-19

“Managing industrial workers is an increasingly complex and demanding task, fraught with health and safety risks, heightened productivity goals, evolving technologies and regulations, and even the unexpected – think COVID-19 pandemic. Solution providers are continually coming up with new ways to counter the challenges.” To help avoid workplace incidents and