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Tuesday January 11th, 2022

2021: An unprecedented year for B-Secur

HeartKey® received FDA clearance

In February 2021, we publicly announced our HeartKey® technology received FDA regulatory clearance for our health algorithms.

The FDA-cleared HeartKey® algorithms can be quickly and easily integrated in a broad range of devices in the consumer wellness, health monitoring and medical technology sectors. It also provides the potential for all leading technology device manufacturers and healthcare service providers to generate advanced medical-grade wellness and health data from any device and platform.

 

New partnerships
The strength of our company has been in forging strong relationships with world-leading companies who share our vision. In 2021 we were proud to announce a number of partnerships that will Enable ECG Everywhere.

 

Latest investment
We raised $12 million USD in new funding led by First Capital Ventures. The investment will be used to accelerate B-Secur’s commercial expansion within the U.S. in the Consumer and Medical industries.

 

“Having received FDA clearance for our HeartKey® ECG technology earlier this year, we’ve been working to establish a stronger presence in the U.S. This investment is a strong testimony to our cutting-edge ECG technology and B-Secur’s global scalability.”

Alan Foreman, co-founder and CEO, B-Secur

 

B-Secur launch ECG Development Kit
In September we launched our ECG Development Kit, an ECG hardware and software development kit which can help technology companies fast-track the development of their ECG devices.

 

Back to travelling
In mid September, we showcased B-Secur’s expertise and innovation in health tech on the international stage of NIBizLondon. This event saw leading companies from across Northern Ireland showcasing their products, services and expertise in London as part of a high-profile Northern Ireland Business and Innovation Showcase. It followed a Number 10 reception hosted by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson and a City of London Corporation reception at London’s Guildhall to welcome Northern Ireland businesses to the capital.

CCO, Ben Carter spoke at a two-day (Oct 19 & 20) event in Belfast which provided Northern Ireland companies the opportunity to pitch to more than 80 venture capital investors from London and the rest of the UK.

CTO, Adrian Condon participated in a panel discussion at the online Arm DevSummit 2021 (Oct 19-21). He discussed how machine learning can play an important role as smartwatches become ever more complex.

Then in November, as restrictions eased and travel to the US was permitted, members of our executive, commercial and engineering teams headed to Boston, Detroit and Minneapolis to meet with customers and investors face to face.

 

“After 18 months of virtual customer meetings, we were all extremely excited to get out and meet our customers and investors in person. The trip was a great success and we’re looking forward to continuing to build strong relationships with our partners.”

Brajith Srigengan, Head of Product

 

A welcome to our stakeholders
In September we welcomed over 30 of our investors, board members and shareholders to our headquarters in Belfast. With people locally, across the UK and even from the U.S. in attendance, it was a great opportunity to see the technology in real life and also meet the amazing team in B-Secur.

 

Our growing team
In December we celebrated the arrival of our 50th employee. We know that it is the people that make B-Secur the success that it is and considering the current climate, we are incredibly proud to be in the position of growing our expertise and breaking into new markets.

This growth couldn’t be achieved without the hard work and dedication of the employees at B-Secur. It’s a privilege to have so many talented people, from our engineers to our operations team, who are passionate about what they do. In 2021, we wanted to share the stories of our brilliant team, getting their insights into life at B-Secur, thoughts on the industry trends, and of course their own hobbies!

 

A big thank you
We just want to say thank you to everyone in our network for supporting and following our journey over the past year. We are proud to share our successes with you all and look forward to sharing what 2022 and beyond will bring.