The Bump is the definitive voice for millennial parents and parents-to-be, providing a mobile-first experience, real-time expert advice, diverse lifestyle content and time-saving tools for parents on-the-go. As the go-to destination for first-time parents, The Bump utilizes its single-list technology to aggregate and sync baby registries from multiple retailers onto one, easy to use list for parents who are managing their registries and those buying for baby. The Bump is part of XO Group Inc. (NYSE: XOXO), the premier consumer Internet and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between.
Royal Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips’ health technology portfolio generated 2015 sales of EUR 16.8 billion and employs approximately 70,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries.
Project Nursery is an online community by moms, for moms that shares daily décor inspiration and photos from its users’ modern, design-minded nurseries. Partnered with consumer electronics leaders VOXX Accessories Corporation, Project Nursery is putting their years of experience curating the best kid-friendly designs to good use by launching a consumer electronics line for Mom and Baby.
Happiest Baby is a mission-driven company dedicated to empowering parents to succeed at their most important job, raising healthy, happy children. We develop science-based products and services to enhance child well-being and to help solve everyday parenting challenges. Happiest Baby, Inc. was founded in 2001 by Dr. Harvey Karp, nationally renowned pediatrician and child development specialist; author of best-selling The Happiest Baby on the Block; and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the USC School of Medicine. The company’s co-founder is Nina Montée-Karp, Dr. Karp’s partner and wife. Happiest Baby is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.
VivaLnk is the first company to commercialize eSkin technology, with Google being their first customer in 2014. eSkin is a circuit board that is as thin as your skin. It’s comfortable to wear, breathable, and non-invasive and can be used as a platform for sensor integration and data services. Based in Silicon Valley Vivalnk is launching Fever Scout, a soft, wearable, stick-on thermometer that continuously monitors a wearer’s temperature, sharing data with any smartphone via Bluetooth or the cloud. The device can be worn over night and alert a caretaker of a higher fever providing peace of mind.
Naya Health is a company focused on improving nutritional health through reimagined consumer technology for mom and baby. After Janica Alvarez struggled to provide breast milk for her three sons using leading consumer breast pumps, she and her husband, Jeff, realized that hydraulics could fundamentally transform the breast pump to make it efficient, comfortable, and quiet, and founded Naya Health in 2013. In 2016, the company launched its initial product, the Naya Smart Breast Pump, the first and only pump to use water instead of air. The Naya Smart Breast Pump is the first in a line of design-centric nutritional health products engineered for modern families.
Dao Health makes the Freemie hands free, concealable and portable breast pump systems that are transforming the experience of new mothers around the world.
Ellie is the world’s first portable sterilizing pod. Using patented TRUVIOLET™ technology – digital UV light – Ellie kills germs in a matter of seconds, eradicating E. coli, Salmonella, Staph and Listeria, plus antibiotic-resistant superbugs such as MRSA. It’s the most powerful, portable solution for sterilizing bottles, pacifiers and anything babies put in their mouths.
Confident, reassured parents raise healthy, happy children. Hatch Baby’s mission is to help new parents on their journey. The road to becoming a veteran parent can often be difficult, especially in the first few months. Created by parents, for parents, we’re developing a series of smart products and services to help new parents navigate their new role.
Mamava designs solutions for nursing mamas on the go. Mama founded, women owned, and B Certified, Mamava is the leading expert in lactation spaces, integrating the biological, physical, and emotional needs of nursing mamas into both our Mamava lactation suites and our mobile app. Mamava combines beautiful design with smart lock technology to serve the needs of the twenty-first century mama on the go, revolutionizing the breastfeeding experience for traveling and working mamas, making it more optimistic, realistic, and accessible. A category creator, Mamava is working to ensure breastfeeding is a right, not a privilege.
Rest Devices, a Boston-based start-up, has redefined monitoring and sleep in the connected nursery. Its flagship product, the Mimo Baby Monitor, launched in February 2014 and is now sold nationwide at leading retailers, and used by parents in over 80 countries. Rest is now using its extensive infant sleep database to help parents get more sleep through innovative approaches to sleep training, while also integrating more products into its Mimo ecosystem.
Bloomlife is a women’s health company focused in prenatal care with the goal of improving the health of moms and babies through wearables and data analytics. By crowdsourcing the largest dataset on maternal and fetal health parameters, they look to better understand pregnancy.
Their first product, the Bloomlife Smart Pregnancy Tracker, is worn on the belly of expectant moms and is designed to allow them to automatically track, see, and count contractions from home for peace of mind when it matters most. It safely measures the electrical activity of the uterus and has been clinically validated against hospital-based systems.