Skaly is an IOTA-based health data for the insurance industry.
Skaly: About the Platform
Skaly is an e-health and fitness monitoring startup that has working prototype of a device for health data collection.
The device (“Foot-ID”) is similar to a scale, but other than weight also detects fat percentage, BMI and other data important for health insurance companies.
The data transfer between the Foot-ID smart device and the insurance company is facilitated via IOTA-based API.
IOTA is a directed-acyclic-graph distributed ledger that has practically zero transaction fees thanks to it’s simplified proof-of-work implementation (More about IOTA here).
Thanks to this property, IOTA is ideal for machine-to-machine communication and also for micropayments.
Skaly plans to leverage this feature to enable financial incentives from the insurance company to the user.
The Business Intelligence for Skaly
Skaly is extremely early stage but the Dutch-German founding team is not without experience:
- Dennis Schouten - Formerly IOT consultant and developer, later also Board Advisor of Parksen Smart City Platform. Originally worked in management and international trade.
- Peter Willemsen - Originally game developer, later member of IOTA Evangelist Network and CTO of a distributed weather data collection platform (Observer Foundation).
- Stan Scharnigg - Formerly corporate banker and financial analyst.
Investing in Skaly
Skaly is currently looking for VC and business partners.
- Institutional investors, VCs, Angel Investors.
- Business partner from the health insurance industry to execute first pilot program.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
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