Shift Labs

Well-designed medical devices for fast-growing healthcare sectors

LOCATION Seattle, WA

COMPANY SIZE Between 5 and 10

# OF ENGINEERS Less than 5

FUNDING $1M - $2M

REMOTE WORK OK? No

EXTENDED EXERCISE WINDOW? No

TAGS Consumer Electronics, Healthcare, Hardware, YC Winter 2015

What do we do?

Shift Labs is a Y Combinator backed company creating well-designed devices for fast-growing healthcare sectors. Everything from home health care in the US to clinical care in emerging markets. That means we emphasize both design and technology to create devices that more kinds of healthcare workers can use to provide better care in more places. Shift Labs is committed to innovation that improves patient safety in developing and underserved markets where many critical, high cost medical devices are unavailable. We’ve got ambitious goals and global plans.

Why join us?

1) There's more inbound interest in our product than we can handle
2) We're working hard on changing established, regulated industry
3) We're moving fast!

Technical challenges

1) Developing an app to provide assistance to users in under-served market and emerging economies. Also leveraging this app to promote improved care and new products.
2) Website maintenance and improvements

Our press coverage

http://www.geekwire.com/2015/this-medical-device-startup-just-raised-cash-and-is-heading-to-rwanda/

http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21629443-weekend-programming-project-aims-save-lives-half-world-away-keeping-skin-out-game

http://techcrunch.com/2015/03/16/shift-labs-medical-devices-dripassist/

Our tech stack

  • Amazon AWS
  • C++
  • Java
  • iOS/Swift
  • C
  • HTML5
  • Android/Java