|What problem are you solving?||Type 2 diabetes is a problem that will soon affect over a billion people. Fortunately enough, research shows that with the proper lifestyle changes, for many people it can be reverted. However, changing our lifestyles is not easy; it requires knowledge, motivation, guidance, effort and personal investment.We have built Suggestic following the idea of personalized lifestyle GPS, to help you navigate a plan created around your specific needs. We want to remove the stress and complications of following a lifestyle program by giving you actionable suggestions at the right moment and in the right place.|
The common scenario is that you have an appointment with your diabetes educator, nutritionist, coach or physician and you come up with a pile of printouts, brochures, rules and homework. Then you need to memorize all those and walk around with notes and books as you start figuring out how to go about it and as the days pass, you start questioning how to apply this to your particular life. Moreover, all that is assuming you understood it and you actually want to follow it.
We all need help navigating a new lifestyle, so we created Suggestic to help us do exactly that.
|What is your solution?||Suggestic is a digital help startup trying to tackle type 2 diabetes using machine learning to create personalized interventions and guide users through them towards disease reversal.Our Lifestyle GPS app works as a personal assistant to help people with diabetes navigate towards a healthier lifestyle. Whether the user needs suggestions on where and what to eat, snack or cook, or have questions about physical activity, Suggestic is always present to answer those questions and guide the person to make small habit changing choices, one decision at a time.|
Based on principles of precision medicine, we have developed a multi-layer personalization system that we apply on top of existing evidence-based lifestyle interventions. Following this system allows for different levels of customization according to different levels of data availability.
Our initial focus is the over 30 million persons in the USA who are diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes.
Our senior team comprises serial entrepreneurs with exits, whose experience includes applied AI, security, financial services, consumer products, and health technology.
|How will you make money?||Freemium subscription|
|Tell us about the market & founders, why is this a great opportunity?||We are a passionate team of 10 entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers and designers from five nationalities, which speak seven languages and work from two different countries.Victor Chapela, CEO & Co-Founder. Ex pre-diabetic. Entrepreneur with expertise in AI, machine learning, risk modelling, and information security. Founded six technology companies. Last company, Sm4rt Predictive (AI for credit card fraud prevention), sold to a bank consortium led by Citibank.|
Shai Rosen, CMO & Co-Founder. Biotechnology drop out turned engineer. Growth hacker and product builder.
Mitch Shapiro, COO & Co-Founder. Serial Entrepreneur, previously co-founder of Nexxo Financial, acquired by MoneyGram.
|Founders Names||Shai Rosen|
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