Wearable Tech

Elevator pitch: Edison

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Elevator pitch: Edison

We gave Rich Tangney a little longer than an elevator ride to pitch Edison, a newly launched personalised healthcare service based in Auckland that includes detailed genetic profiling, 3D body imaging and even wearable tech to track their patients’ health and wellbeing – and hopefully, prolong their life span.


They may not be the most well-known brand in the country, but VX Sport is a Kiwi company quietly revolutionising the way we watch, play and think about sport. It’s also cracking the US market at a startling pace and working with some of the world’s top brands.


Kiwi entrepreneur and meMINI co-creator Sam Lee has been accepted into Wearable World Labs, the internationally renowned incubator/accelerator that focuses solely on wearable tech and the Internet of Things.