Richard Wieland has been appointed as a new member of Voxello’s Board of Directors effective January 1, 2017. Mr. Wieland will also serve as the interim Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Wieland is a senior financial executive with a diversified Life Science business background with more than thirty-five years of business experience in both public and private companies. He completed over twenty capital transactions including two successful IPOs and eleven M&A transactions. Subsequent to the M&A transactions, he successfully managed the post-acquisition integration programs.
Voxello recently attended NTI’s Critical Care Nursing Show in New Orleans. The attendees of this show are critical care nurses who and they absolutely loved what Voxello is doing. One nurse told us, “I’ve gotten pretty good at reading lips from patients that are intubated, but this is definitely an improvement.”
Imagine the frustration that nurses go through on a regular basis with these communication barriers, not to mention the anxiety the patient must feel. Voxello aims to eliminate that.
3 Rivers venture fair offers a unique opportunity to “speed date” with investors. It was a great 2-day event. On the first evening, they did something a little more traditional called “Pitchburgh”. Rives Bird, CEO of Voxello, delivered a 2-minute pitch to the the attendees and those viewing via live-stream.
With an anticipated launch of its signature invention – a device that allows patients with physical impairments to communicate with hospital staff – University of Iowa spin-out company Voxello continues to draw significant investor interest while clinical trials are underway.
Voxello, developer of communication solutions for disabled hospitalized patients, announced today that it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the NIH. In addition, the company has secured further investment funding, the latest round coming from the Dakota Venture Group.
Voxello attended ASHA 2015 at the Denver Convention Center. All attendees Voxello met were impressed with Voxello in addressing the much needed hospital and acute care market. As one attendee expressed: “This has been so needed for such a long time.”
Voxello exhibited at Closing the Gap in Bloomington MN. The show is focused on Assisted Technology. Voxello received an overwhelming response on the noddle and how badly it is needed in the hospitals, but also commented on how it would be of value in Long Term Care and in the Schools market. Additionally, many people congratulated Voxello on the recent announcement of their partnership with Saltillo.