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.
Documents archived for Skaly
Data is beautiful
Top 8 Women in Blockchain Tech [Infographic]
When it comes to women in crypto, the pre-2016 OG heads will probably come up with names like Alena Vranova and Blythe Masters. Alena Vranova is the former CEO of Satoshi Labs, the company that...
Brand development for forex and crypto: Most expensive domain names [Infographic]
Crypto infographics - Most expensive domain names in forex and crypto. Targeted brand development in forex and crypto with domain names.
Infographic: Blockchain Technology, Ledgers, Blocks and the Role of Price
Blockchain technology 101: What is blockchain, what types of blockchains exist and what role does the cryptocurrency price play.
Infographic: The Good And The Bad Of ICOs
Infographic: The good and bad of ICOs - Which token sales raised the most money in 2018?
New Horizons in Fintech: Payments, Big Data and Partnerships [Infographic]
The global fintech market saw a period of consolidation in 2018, which is exactly what we saw also in terms of price evaluation of crypto assets. In spite of the “crypto winter”, which is apparently...
The Business of Esports: All The Numbers [Infographic]
Esports is a rapidly emerging category as a real sport. It’s even beginning to compete with traditional sports.
Shocking Facts About Cryptocurrency Heists [Infographic]
If there is one question in the history of Bitcoin that cannot be answered with anything more than an estimate, it is the problem of how much of Bitcoin’s supply is actually ever available on...
Comparing Forex Market with Crypto Markets [Infographic]
One of the few metrics that cryptocurrency markets have in common with the forex markets in 2018 is the high percentage of total trades being located on few most popular markets.
East vs. West: Which One Sides More With Blockchain?
Digital cash schemes were the holy grail of the late 90s, but since the bitcoin blockchain was invented, suddenly nobody in the West cares.
Blockchain Consortium in Trade Finance: 6 Notable Networks [Infographic]
The success of trade finance blockchain implementations depends on how widely they are adopted. That's why we have seen businesses form consortia based on similar interests.
Real-world companies that accept crypto payments [Infographic]
Infographic - Graphic map of businesses that let customers pay in bitcoin.
Infographic: Blockchain Hacks & Crypto Trading Platform heists 2018 vs 2017
Blockchain infographic comparing the biggest crypto heists of 2018 and 2017. In 2017 the focus lied more on ICOs, smart contracts and wallet.
15 crypto kings that are making history with their engagement in the field of cryptocurrencies
Coining The Bucks With Cryptocurrencies Have you ever wondered how much masters of the cryptocurrencies are worth? Like the guy who founded Ethereum, or the one who started Ripple, for example. The answer, in short,...
Industry News Releases
Duško Marković, the prime minister of Montenegro, said earlier this year that the country is...Read >>
- The Global Hackaton (April, Los Angeles) comes with free tickets to Crypto Invest Summit
- Etheremon celebrating #ChineseNewYear2019 with a series of bounties (Ends 8:00 AM UTC on Feb 11th)
- Crypto Marble dApp Game: Monopoly on Blockchain
- The dApp gaming platform VX Network launched the official VX Wallet in Apple App Store and Google Play
- Etheremon's first Chinese New Year Campaign: Chance to recall two rare mons
- Fuel Games and Cryptokitties bring you "The Cat in the Pack" until the end of January 2019
Also by Diana Trang
Released on November 21, 2019 12:52:27 PM by Diana Trang Read >>